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Title
Papers of Solon Irving Bailey, 1889-1925, 1931
Name/Creator
Bailey, Solon I. (Solon Irving), 1854-, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital ObjectLocation
Harvard University Archives

Networked Resource
Language
English
Description
0.7 cubic feet (19 folders, 1 volume)
Form/Genre
mixed material

Photographs
Subject
Bailey, Solon I. (Solon Irving) , 1854- ;  Harvard College Observatory. ;  Boyden Station (Arequipa, Peru) ;  Boyden Station (Bloemfontein, South Africa) ;  Astronomers ;  Astronomical observatories ;  Astronomy -- Research ;  Meteorology -- Research ;  South Africa -- Description and travel ;  South America -- Description and travel ;  Arequipa (Peru) -- Description and travel ;  Arequipa (Peru) -- Photographs

Category
South America

Africa

Field notes and notebooks

Meteorology

Variable stars

Stars

South Africa

Peru

Harvard College Observatory Expedition: Boyden Station, Arequipa, Peru, 1889-1927

Chile

Bailey, Solon Irving, 1854-1931

Astronomy (General works)

Astronomical instruments and methodology

Manuscripts and records

Note
The Papers of Solon Irving Bailey contain two biographical essays, records of his expeditions to South America and South Africa, and a partial set of his writings and lectures.

Access: The collection is open for research. Portions of this collection have been digitized and are available online. Access to digitized content is available through the online inventory.

Solon Irving Bailey (1854-1931), Phillips Professor of Astronomy at Harvard, spent forty four years with the Harvard College Observatory. Bailey was largely responsible for the successful establishment of Harvard's Boyden Station observatory in Arequipa, Peru. Bailey's pioneering photographic studies of globular clusters, variable stars, nebulae, and galactic clusters provided the basis from which other astronomers were able to determine the size of the Milky Way and other galaxies.

Papers of Solon Irving Bailey, 1889-1925, 1931. HUG 1191. Harvard University Archives, Cambridge, Mass.

A detailed inventory is available online: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua03008
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