Browse Items (875 total)

RG1100625.pdf
Letter from Lucius C. Clark to Clifford Crump answering Crump's questions about the lens. Clark states that the university does not have the funds to mount it at this time nor in the near future but would like to eventually.

RG1100624.pdf
Letter from Clifford Crump to Lucius C. Clark seeking information regarding Peate's lens.

RG1100623.pdf
Letter from Lucius C. Clark to John H. Wayman informing Wayman that American University had never mounted Peate's lens. Clark offers his assistance to Wayman in getting access to the telescope at the Naval Observatory.

RG1100622.pdf
Letter from Horace Greeley Dobbs to Lucius Clark where Dodds doubts the accuracy of the statements of Warner & Swasey Co. regarding Peate's lens as worthless.

RG1100621.pdf
Letter from Horace Greeley Dodds to John Hamilton with suggestions regarding handling of Peate's lens.

RG1100620.pdf
Copy of letter from Warner Seely of the Warner & Swasey Co. to Horace Greeley Dodds where he states the lens has little value.

RG1100619.pdf
Letter from George Lambert to Horace Greeley Dodds detailing how his company constructed Peate's glass lens.

RG1100618.pdf
Copy of letter from Warner Seely of the Warner & Swasey Co. to Horace Greeley Dodds where he states Peate's lens not being mounted after twenty years is evidence that it is not valuable.

RG1100617.pdf
Letter from John H. Wayman to Director of American University Observatory asking if he can come visit and use Peate's lens.

RG1100616.pdf
Letter from W. Frank M'clure inquiring when Peate's glass lens will be mounted.