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Divided into 5 boxes and 1 oversize folder. First box contains graphs, plates, and charts of specific meteorological events with specific names.Highlights include a thorough study of solar protuberances during the solar eclipse of August 1869 which includes drafts and final color prints of a series of 8 diagram plates; a set of 69 large star-charts from Paris in the late 1800s; correspondence between Peters and various international astronomy experts; Peters' collection of large photographs...
1845 - 1890
Scope and Contents
Contains personal correspondence with many individuals over seven decades; primary senders include his father J.J. Johnson, Aunt Clara, George E. Dunham, Sidney Bennett, Robert Treat, Herman Schilz and Peter Cox. Also included are correspondence with the class of 1915 for their 20th reunion, and a small number of professional correspondence.