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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Black and white print of Halley's Comet viewed through the 18-inch Newtonian telescope at Chamberlin Observatory on the University Park Campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado in 1986.
Dates: 1986 January 9
Abstract Professor Howe's diary for 1910 recounts his brief weather and astronomical observations, administrative and teaching activities at the University of Denver (DU), entertainment of visitors to the Chamberlin Observatory, participation in events in University Park and elsewhere in Denver, as well as his family and religious life. Special mention is made of: Howe's mother-in-law's death from pneumonia on January 29; his father-in-law, Joseph C. Shattuck coming to live with the Howes; the...
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...
Abstract Larry Crittendon reflects on his childhood in Denver, Colorado, his work with the Rio Grande Railroad for 48 years, his time studying music at the Denver Conservatory of Music, and playing piano, bassoon and celesta with the Denver Symphony. Discusses his father's experiences as Molly Brown's (Margaret Tobin Brown) butcher. Reminisces about the early nickelodeon movie theaters and silent films and watching Halley's comet in 1910. Discusses the Great Depression and the effects it had on...
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