Correspondence

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

boarding schools (buildings)
astronomy
correspondence

Physical Description

Personal correspondence (39 folders)

Collection Code

MS033

Collection Name

Tucker family papers

Reference Code

MS033.005.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Standen Tucker, 1998.

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)

Record Details

Originator

Tucker, R. H. (Richard Hawley), 1859-1952

Material Type

correspondence

Subjects

Lick Observatory

Description Level

Sub-series

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