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Lewis Morris Rutherfurd photographs, 1864-1865

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0113
Bib ID 4362131 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Rutherfurd, Lewis Morris, 1816-1892
Title Lewis Morris Rutherfurd photographs, 1864-1865
Physical Description 4 photographs; 39 boxes glass plate negatives
Language(s) English .
Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

This collection is located on-site.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Description

Summary

Four mounted black and white telescopic photographic prints depicting the moon in various phases.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on this collection.

This collection is located on-site.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; date (if known); Lewis Morris Rutherfurd Photographs, University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Astrophotographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Moon Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moon -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Rutherfurd owned an observatory in New York City at 11th Street and 2nd Avenue where he experimented with astronomical photography and spectroscopy. Rutherfurd was a trustee of Columbia University for twenty-six years (1858-1884). He was instrumental in the establishment of the School of Mines, and later, in the departments of Geodesy and Practical Astronomy in 1881.