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Members of the National Academy of Sciences visit Yerkes Observatory, November 18, 1903
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Yerkes Observatory, University of Chicago, courtesy of AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Yerkes Observatory Collection

Members of the National Academy of Sciences visit Yerkes Observatory, November 18, 1903. The delegation viewed the newly installed Snow telescope, a gift of philanthropist Helen E. Snow in memory of her father.

Among those pictured: Edward A. Burge, Charles R. Van Hise, George Ellery Hale (6th, left), Thomas C. Chamberlin, Albert A. Michelson, Samuel P. Langley, George C. Comstock, Edward E. Ayer, Edward Emerson Barnard.

Photo date: 
November 18, 1903
Original format: 
1 photographic print (black and white; 8 x 10 inches)
Yerkes Observatory
Hale, George Ellery, 1868-1938
Chamberlin, Thomas C. (Thomas Chrowder), 1843-1928
Michelson, Albert A. (Albert Abraham), 1852-1931
Langley, S. P. (Samuel Pierpont), 1834-1906
Comstock, George C. (George Cary), 1855-1934
Barnard, Edward Emerson, 1857-1923