Finding Aid for the United States Eclipse Expedition Collection, 1889-1891

Processed by Manuscripts Division staff; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 1999
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Finding Aid for the United States Eclipse Expedition Collection, 1889-1891

Collection number: 165

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, November 2002
© 1999 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: United States Eclipse Expedition Collection,
Date (inclusive): 1889-1891
Collection number: 165
Creator: United States Eclipse Expedition, 1889-1891
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: The United States solar eclipse expedition sailed on the U.S.S. Pensacola to the West African coast. The collection consists of newspapers, photograph albums, and a log or diary.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Restrictions on Access

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

Additional Physical Form Available

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  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], United States Eclipse Expedition Collection (Collection 165). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

The United States solar eclipse expedition sailed on the U.S.S. Pensacola to the West African coast, also calling at St. Helena and Capetown.

Scope and Content

Collection consists of newspapers, photograph albums, and a log or diary. Includes photographs of the camp of the expedition and scenes of native life in the region.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States Eclipse Expedition, 1889-1891.
Scientific expeditions--United States--Archival resources.
Solar eclipses.


Container List

 

U.S. Eclipse Expedition to West Africa, 1889-1891

Physical Description: (1 bound log book, 1 folder, 3 albums)

Scope and Content Note

A collection of newspapers, photograph albums and a log or diary. The solar eclipse expedition sailed on the U.S.S. Pensacola to the coast of Africa, touching at St. Helena and Capetown, where the newspapers were obtained. The photographs show the camp of the expedition and scenes of native life in the region.