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Author Name:    BISHOP, Roy L. EVERETT, Joseph

Title:   Joseph Everett and the King's College Observatory. Reprinted from The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp 138-148, June, 1978

Publisher:    Royal Astronomical Society, 1978, 

Seller ID:   94521

BISHOP, Roy L. Joseph Everett and the King's College Observatory. Reprintedfrom The Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Vol. 72, No. 3, pp 138 -148, June, 1978. Pp (1),138-148. Illustrated. 8vo, blue printed stapled card covers. “Through the efforts of Joseph David Everett, Professor of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy at Astronomy at King's College, Windsor, Nova Scotia, an astronomical observatory was built at that college in 1861. This was apparently the first observatory to be erected in Nova Scotia for educational purposes. With Everett's return to Scotland in 1864, interest in astronomy faded at King's, although during the next decade the building was used as a meteorological observatory.” (Abstract). Roy L. Bishop taught at Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Penned name, else very good. 15.00


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