"Total Eclipse of the Sun," by Charles F. Himes

"Total Eclipse of the Sun," by Charles F. Himes
Number of Pages: 
21
Date: 
1869

Natural Science Professor Charles F. Himes (Class of 1855) describes his experience in photographing the solar eclipse in Ottumwa, Iowa on August 7, 1869 . "Never before had such an event promised so much of a revelation," Dr. Himes explains.

Time Period: 
Location: 
MC 2000.1, B25, F20
Origin: 
Gift of Mary Himes Vale and Sarah Vale Rush
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