[Letter Presenting Watch to Edward Emerson Barnard]

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Creation: 1893-11-23

Frank McConnell and Edward Emerson Barnard were both founding members of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, founded in San Francisco in 1889 while Barnard was affiliated with the Lick Observatory. Barnard’s discovery of another moon of Jupiter, later designated Amalthea, brought him many accolades from the astronomical community. McConnell, a close friend of Barnard and a watchmaker by trade, presented Barnard with a handsome watch to commemorate his friend’s accomplishment.

Title

[Letter Presenting Watch to Edward Emerson Barnard]

Contributor

Date

Creation: 1893-11-23

Description

Frank McConnell and Edward Emerson Barnard were both founding members of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, founded in San Francisco in 1889 while Barnard was affiliated with the Lick Observatory. Barnard’s discovery of another moon of Jupiter, later designated Amalthea, brought him many accolades from the astronomical community. McConnell, a close friend of Barnard and a watchmaker by trade, presented Barnard with a handsome watch to commemorate his friend’s accomplishment.

Rights

Public Domain

Format

Letters (correspondence)

Source

MSS0031, Edward Emerson Barnard Papers, Box 22

Files

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Citation

“[Letter Presenting Watch to Edward Emerson Barnard],” Gallery, accessed October 13, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/985.