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  • 1958: Priscilla Bok hosting a picnic in the Director's garden
  • L to R: Doris Hogg, Miriam Dunham and Priscilla Bok, hosting a birthday party, March 19, 1958 in typical style
  • 1957: Professor Bart Bok welcomes the Japanese Prime Minister, Nobusuke Kishi, and staff  to the 74" dome and telescope
  • 1958: Miriam Phillips Dunham, author of children's books on astronomy
  • 50" Telescope Dome's office
  • 1958: Mrs. Bok at kids' birthday party with boy and his dog!
  • 1958: Academic procession at ANU
  • The gardens at the Director's Residence on Mt. Stromlo often provided the setting for observatory visitor-receptions
  • Rosalie Gascoigne (left) and Proscilla Bok elped catalogue studies of the Southern Skies in Mt. Stromlo's library

50" Telescope Dome's office

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50" Telescope Dome's office Shown are some of the observatory's thousands of hand-written records and files, commonplace in scientific research before the computer revolution late 20th century.
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