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Pioneer Astronomer : The Story of Herbert Alonzo Howe at the University of Denver : Continuation of Chapter 6, 2000 January 26

Identifier: M010.04.0005.00011


Transcribed printout of Professor Howe's 1916 diary recounting his brief weather and astronomical observations, administrative and teaching activities at the University of Denver, entertainment of visitors to the Chamberlin Observatory, participation in events in University Park and elsewhere in Denver, his family and religious life. Includes special mention of: Colorado becoming a dry state on January 1; the closing of the University Park Post Office on January 16, with subsequent delivery of first class letters by foot carrier and other mail by wagon; his 14-year old son Ernest's discovery of girls, and their various conversations on that topic.


  • 2000 January 26


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Copyright Herbert Julian Howe


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Scope and Contents

From the Series: Transcripts and history were transcribed and written by Herbert Julian Howe, the grandson of Herbert Alonzo Howe. The transcripts cover the years 1913 to 1926. The histories are ''Pioneer Astronomer: The Story of Herbert Alonzo Howe at the University of Denver'' and ''The Life and Times of Julian Osgood Howe.'' Also included are notes from the diaries and a DNA hair sample of Herbert Julian Howe.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

1 binder


Pioneer Astronomer : Herbert A. Howe 1916 Diary

Repository Details

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