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There are 25 objects associated with "1882".

Micrometer, Photographic

Micrometer, Photographic

Jaw micrometer. Unsigned. Transferred from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

This is one of eight identical instruments made for the eight American parties sent to observe the Transit of Venus in 1874. M...

Refracting telescope by Josef Fraunhofer , used to observe the 1874 and 1882 transits (on the right)

Refracting telescope by Josef Fraunhofer , used to observe the 1874 and 1882 transits (on the right)

This refracting telescope (Inventory-Number CIf10) was aquired by the Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon (Dresden, Germany) from Bergrath Gehlen of Leipzig in 1823.

It was taken on German expedition...

The Yale Heliometer manufactured by Repsold in 1882 for viewing Transit of Venus in December 1882.

The Yale Heliometer manufactured by Repsold in 1882 for viewing Transit of Venus in December 1882.

The Yale heliometer arrived from the Repsold workshop in May 1882 just in time for the December transit of Venus. The heliometer was installed in the west tower of the newly built Winchester Observato...

Transit, Astronomical

Transit, Astronomical

"Broken" transit instrument, made by Stackpole and Brother of New York. Transferred from the U.S. Naval Observatory.

This is one of eight identical instruments that the Stackpole firm built for the...

US Navy Photographer William Bell's Obituaries from 1910, Listing His Role in Transit Expedition

US Navy Photographer William Bell's Obituaries from 1910, Listing His Role in Transit Expedition

OHA 111

Bell Collection

William Bell's Department of State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - back of document

William Bell's Department of State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - back of document

OHA 111

Bell Collection

This image was assembled from multiple scans.

William Bell's Department of State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - inside of document

William Bell's Department of State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - inside of document

OHA 111

Bell Collection

Only marked section of document scanned.

William Bell's Department to State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - front of document

William Bell's Department to State Introduction, August 31, 1882 - front of document

OHA 111

Bell Collection

This document has been assembled from multiple scans.

William Bell's Letter of Appointment as Transit of Venus Photographer for the U.S. Navy, August 21, 1882 - page 1

William Bell's Letter of Appointment as Transit of Venus Photographer for the U.S. Navy, August 21, 1882 - page 1

OHA 111

Bell Collection

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