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University of Denver. Department of Astronomy and Applied Mathematics


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Albert W. Recht Papers

Identifier: M193
Abstract Albert William Recht was an astronomer and educator at the University of Denver from 1932 to his death in 1962. The collection includes tapes of various lectures used on "public nights" at Chamberlin Observatory, newspapers clippings, bulletins of the Chamberlain Observatory, a copy of "A Space Trip for the Joneses," Chamberlin Observatory publications, photographs, notes for Recht's address to the National Amateur Astronomers Convention held in Denver (1959) and journal...
Dates: 1930-1960

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Records

Identifier: U065
Abstract Mathematics courses have been taught at the University of Denver since it opened. In May of 1967, a Mathematics PhD program was approved. In 1970, a Mathematics major with a concentration in Computer Science was first offered, which started a change in the Mathematics Department to also begin to focus heavily on Computer Sciences. During the 1978-79 school year, faculty voted to change the name of the department from the department of mathematics to the department of mathematics and computer...
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Department of Mathematics Records

Identifier: U066
Abstract Collection contains bound reports, publications, research reports, annual reports, degree information sheets, correspondence, brochures, handbooks, memos, and class information related to the Department of Mathematics at the University of Denver.
Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Fake posthumous diary written by Howe's spirit

Identifier: M010.07.0011.99999
Scope and Contents From the Series: Observation books contain astronomical observations made at the Chamberlin Observatory from 1897 through 1925, including Halley's Comet in 1910. Observation notes include Howe's notes as well as other astronomers. The reference material is ''A List of Stars for Observations of Latitude with Approximate Zenith Distances for Chamberlin Observatory,'' complied by Charles Joseph Ling.
Dates: 1906-1912

Herbert Alonzo Howe Collection

Identifier: M010
Abstract Herbert A. Howe (1858-1926) was Professor of Astronomy and Applied Mathematics, Director of Chamberlin Observatory, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado. He was instrumental in building the University of Denver's Chamberlin Observatory (1890) named after Humphrey B. Chamberlin. Howe oversaw the installation of the Observatory's Saegmuller telescope with its 20-inch Clark refractor. Howe's notebooks contain...
Dates: 1856-2002

Mary Hammond Papers

Identifier: M151
Dates: Other: 1940-1960

University of Denver Professor and Administrator Herbert A. Howe, between 1891-1926

Identifier: M010.02.0002.0011.00001
Abstract University of Denver (DU) administrator and Professor of Astronomy and Applied Mathematics Herbert Alonzo Howe poses for a formal portrait in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: between 1891-1926