Browse Items (875 total)

RG1100635.pdf
Letter from Frank A. Taylor to George W. Morey asking if Morey will be completing his study of the lens that fall.

RG1100634.pdf
Letter from George W. Morey to Frank A. Taylor informing Taylor that they would not be able to measure the glass lens until later in the year.

RG1100633.pdf
Letter from Frank A. Taylor to George W. Morey asking if Morey would send measurements of the glass lens to Taylor. Taylor was considering mounting the glass lens.

RG1100632.pdf
Letter from George E. Howard to Frank A. Taylor detailing how Howard had created the glass disk for Peate to craft the telescope lens.

RG1100631.pdf
Collection of excerpts from newspaper articles published in April and May of 1895 about John Peate's glass lens.

RG1100630.pdf
Frank A. Taylor to George W. Morey asking for prints regarding Peate's lens.

RG1100629.pdf
Letter from Glenn J. Rouse to Joseph M.M. Gray where Rouse attempts to get Peate's lens appraised by an expert.

RG1100628.pdf
Letter from Lucius C. Clark to Clifford Crump after Peate's lens had been tested by the Bureau of Standard Weights and Measure which found the lens in good shape. Clark is also critical of Warner & Swasey Co. as being antagonistic towards the lens.

RG1100627.pdf
Letter from Lucius C. Clark to Clifford Crump answering Crump's question regarding the glass lens thickness.

RG1100626.pdf
Letter from Lucius C. Clark to Clifford Crump responding to Crump's request to see the lens in person in November 1926.