Journeyman machinist en route to the stars : Stellafane to Palomar : the autobiography of Oscar Seth Marshall / edited by Eva Marshall Douglas.

Title: 
Journeyman machinist en route to the stars : Stellafane to Palomar : the autobiography of Oscar Seth Marshall / edited by Eva Marshall Douglas.

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Author/Artist: 
Marshall, Oscar Seth, 1870-1953.
Publisher: 
Taunton, Mass. : Wm. S. Sullwold Pub., c1979.
Description: 
156 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Other Authors: 
Douglas, Eva Marshall.
Edition: 
1st ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
79080
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TJ140.M37A35 1979z
Notes: 
Includes index.
This item was received with the Mark Pendergrast research collection.
Includes information on various telescopes and observatories. Mirrors (p. 114-116). Roof prisms (p. 89-90). Spyglass (p. 69-70).
Contents: 
Decisions --
Precision-man Gilman --
Apprenticeship --
Diversions and a detour --
A funeral and wedding bells --
Uneven rhythms --
At Jones and Smith Machine Shop --
Spadework on the side --
The potato stone --
Hope on the horizon --
Epic of the night --
A night on Mount Ascutney --
Escape --
The challenge --
Excelsior --
Afterglow from the summit.
ISBN: 
0884920259
Object/Material Note: 
Corning's 200 inch disk : p. 116