Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

-

Log In

Username:

Password:

After login, go to:

Register
Forgot Username?
Forgot Password?

Browse Users
Contact us

-

Martha Farnsworth

-

Podcast Archive

Governor Mike Hayden Interview
Details
Listen Now
Subscribe - iTunesSubscribe - RSS

More podcasts

-

Popular Item

undated 1977 (Box 49, Folder 4)

-

Random Item

Albin Kasper Longren's photograph album Albin Kasper Longren's photograph album

-

Site Statistics

Total images: 732,014
Bookbag items: 38,109
Registered users: 11,690

-

About

Kansas Memory has been created by the Kansas State Historical Society to share its historical collections via the Internet. Read more.

-

Syndication

Matching items: 3

Category Filters

People - Notable Kansans - Tombaugh, Clyde, 1906-1997

Search within these results


       

Search Tips

Start Over | RSS Feed RSS Feed

View: Image Only | Title Only | Detailed
Sort by: TitleSort by Title, Ascending | Date | Creator | Newest

Showing 1 - 3 of 3 (results per page: 10 | 25 | 50)


Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh
Date: 1928
Photograph of astronomer Clyde William Tombaugh, 1906-1997, at age 22 with his homemade 9 inch Newtonian Telescope on his family farm near Burdett, Kansas. Tombaugh discovered the planet Pluto in 1930 and fourteen asteroids during his long career.


Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh
Creator: New York Times Company
Date: 1930
Front page article on the discovery of planet Pluto from the New York Times, March 14, 1930.


Clyde Tombaugh

Clyde Tombaugh
Date: 1938
Clyde Tombaugh, 1906-1997, examining planet photograph plates under the Blink Microscope Comparator at the Lowell Observatory.


Showing 1 - 3

Copyright © 2007-2020 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.