Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Overview 6 black and white prints of Herbert Alonzo Howe, astronomy professor, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and interim acting chancellor at the University of Denver, including Howe with telescope; with wife Fannie Shattuck Howe; and headshots of Howe. Also includes 5 black and white prints of people and places connected to Howe, including Doris Howe (granddaughter of Herbert Howe); dean Joseph C. Shattuck; Shattuck's house in Greeley, Colo.; the Fitzroy Mansion in University Park;...
Overview Images of astronomer and University of Denver alumnus Donald Menzel: 11 black and white prints, including Menzel with James Heckman and several headshots of Menzel. 2 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets. 1 color print of Menzel looking through a telescope (in preparation for a solar eclipse?). One image is credited to Harvard University News Service.
Overview Andrew Gassman, Chamberlin Observatory astronomer, provides a brief history of Chamberlin Observatory, which is located in Observatory Park in the University Park area of Denver, Colorado. Gassman notes that the observatory was built for research in 1896 and at the time of its construction was located far from populated, lighted areas that might interfere with its operation. He relates that as the surrounding area became populated, the function of the Observatory changed from a research...
Pioneer astronomer : the story of Herbert Alonzo Howe at the University of Denver : Chapter 3, Chamberlin Observatory (Revised), 1998
Pioneer Astronomer: The Story of Herbert Alonzo Howe at the University of Denver: Chapter 4 "Hard Times", 1998
Pioneer Astronomer: The Story of Herbert Alonzo Howe at the University of Denver: Chapter 5 "Growing Pains", 1999 March
Overview A member of the staff of the Chamberlin Observatory on the University Park Campus of the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado looks through the observatory's telescope observe an occultation.
Dates: circa 1965
Overview 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