References

Bibliography by Section

  • Telescopes
    • George Zakharieff Dimitroff, Telescopes and Accessories, Harvard Books on Astronomy. (The Blakiston Company, 1945), 23–24.
    • Dimitroff, Telescopes and Accessories, 24.
    • Ibid., 23–24, 428.
    • John David North, The Norton History of Astronomy and Cosmology, 1st American ed., Norton History of Science. (Norton, 1994), 429.
    • Holcomb, Fitz, and Peate: Three 19 th century American Telescope Makers. United States National Museum Bulletin.
    • Gummere, John. An Elementary Treatise on Astronomy. 1822.
  • Cosmology
  • Education
    • Arthur M. Cohen and Carrie B. Kisker, The Shaping of American Higher Education : Emergence and Growth of the Contemporary System, 2nd ed. (Hoboken: Wiley, 2009), 21–22, 38.
    • Theodore Hornberger, Scientific Thought in the American Colleges: 1638-1800 (The University of Texas press, 1945), 18; Cohen and Kisker, The Shaping of American Higher Education, 26.
    • Isaac Sharpless, The Story of a Small College (John C. Winston, 1918), 89–90.
    • Report of the Managers of Haverford College, 1881 (Haverford, PA, n.d.), 11.
    • Haverford College Observatory, 1884, 1884, 3.
    • Solon I. (Solon Irving) Bailey, The History and Work of Harvard Observatory, 1839 to 1927: An Outline of the Origin, Development, and Researches of the Astronomical Observatory of Harvard College Together with Brief Biographies of Its Leading Members, Harvard Observatory Monographs ; (Pub. for the Observatory by the McGraw-Hill book company, inc., 1931), 20–22.
    • “Locals,” The Haverfordian, 11 month 1879, Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections..
    • Isaac Sharpless, “Letter to the Editors,” The Haverfordian, January 15, 1881, Haverford College Quaker and Special Collections.
  • Observatories
    • Forbes, Meadows, and Howse, Greenwich Observatory ... the Story of Britain’s Oldest Scientific Institution, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich and Herstmonceux, 1675-1975, 1:ix; North, The Norton History of Astronomy and Cosmology, 380.
    • North, The Norton History of Astronomy and Cosmology, 382.
    • An Observer of Observatories.
    • Ibid., 149–150.
    • An Account of the Haverford School, 1835 (Haverford, PA, n.d.).
    • Report of the Managers of Haverford College, 1881 (Haverford, PA, n.d.), 11.
  • Others
    • Sharpless, Isaac and George Philips. Astronomy for Schools and General Readers. 4 th Edition.
    • HCHC 910. Views and Grounds Miscellaneous Views.
    • Locke, Richard Adam. The Moon Hoax. New York, 1859.
    • Planisphere Plates.
    • Greenslade, Thomas B. Jr. "Planisphere of the Heavens." Instruments for Natural Philosophy, Kenyon College.
    • Gummere’s Rule for Evaluation an Eclipse of the Sun 1835
    • Haverford College Historic Resources Campus Survey.
    • Minutes of the Corporation, 1830-1870.
    • Minutes of the Corporation 1839.
    • Report of Board of Managers 1881.
    • Baker, James and George Dimitroff. Telescopes and Accessories.
    • Learner, Richard. Astronomy Through the Telescope.
    • Waln, Yvo Orestes. A Report on Haverford College Observatory. HCV Graduating Theses 1915, vol. 2.
    • Vail, Hugh. Letter to Charles Yarnall.
    • Haverford College Bulletin 1850-1890.
    • The Collegian 1838-1845.
    • The Collegian, New Series, Vol. 1-11. 1849-1859.
    • Henry L. Taylor letter to Aunt Hannah.
    • Charles Roberts, Autographed Letters Collection. 215 Astronomers.
    • 1806 Francis Cope Letter.