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Title
Records of Boyden Station, Arequipa, Peru, 1888-1927
Name/Creator
Harvard College Observatory, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Links to online content are provided in the inventory]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua04008 
Location
Harvard University Archives

Networked Resource
Language
English
Description
4.2 cubic feet (12 document boxes, 1 portfolio box)
Form/Genre
mixed material
Subject
Bailey, Solon I. (Solon Irving) , 1854- ;  Shapley, Harlow , 1885-1972 ;  Pickering, Edward C. (Edward Charles) , 1846-1919 ;  Paraskevopoulos, J. S ;  Boyden Station (Arequipa, Peru) ;  Harvard College Observatory. ;  Boyden Station (Bloemfontein, South Africa) ;  Astronomical observatories -- Peru ;  Astronomy -- Observations ;  Astronomy -- Research ;  Meteorology -- Research

Category
Variable stars

Meteorology

Stars

Peru

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

Bailey, Solon Irving, 1854-1931

Astronomy (General works)

Astronomical instruments and methodology

Manuscripts and records

Note
These records document the establishment and administration of the Boyden Station observatory in Arequipa, Peru, and the astronomical and meteorological research undertaken at the Station, as well as life and travel in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Peru.

Access: Open for research.

Some of the records have been digitized and are available online. Links to digital content are provided in the inventory: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua04008

Harvard's first astronomical observatory was established in 1839 in Cambridge, Massachusetts and became the Harvard College Observatory. Boyden Station was established to allow for observations from the Southern Hemisphere and was located in Arequipa, Peru. The Station was moved to a spot near Bloemfontien in the Orange Free State, South Africa in 1927. These records document the establishment and administration of the Boyden Station observatory in Arequipa, Peru, and the astronomical and meteorological research undertaken at the Station, as well as life and travel in late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century Peru.

Harvard College Observatory. Records of Boyden Station, Arequipa, Peru, 1888-1927. UAV 630.100, Harvard University Archives.

A detailed inventory is available online: http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.ARCH:hua04008
Other Title
Other Title
  Collections of the Harvard University Archives. University records
Other Title
  Collections of the Harvard University Archives. Online resources. Partial content online