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Description

This subseries, within the papers of Richard Hawley Tucker, III (1859-1952) includes correspondence written by Tucker (primarily to his mother and father) beginning with his early school years, through his career as an astronomer in New York, South America, and California, until his death in 1952. Some of these materials are photocopies of originals that were donated to other archives.

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Details

Collection Name
Tucker family papers
Collection Code
MS033
Dates
1871-1952
Acquisition Type
Gift
Physical Description
Personal correspondence (39 folders)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Sub-series
Credit Line
Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.
GUSN
288644
Reference Code
MS033.005.001

Record details

Originator
Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952
Descriptive Terms
astronomy
boarding schools (buildings)
Material Type
correspondence
Subjects
Lick Observatory
Places
Nova Scotia (Canada) [province]
Portland (Cumberland county, Maine)
Bethlehem (Northampton county, Pennsylvania)
Albany (Albany county, New York state)
Córdoba (Cordoba province, Argentina)
Wiscasset (Lincoln county, Maine)
Places (Buildings)
Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.)
Location Note
Folders #C.1.22-C.1.23, C.1.25-C.1.27, 6.3, 6.8-1.16, 7.1-7.2, 7.4-7.6, 7.7-7.12, 8.1-8.8, 9.2, 9.9-9.12

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