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Last NameBarnard    
Given NameEdward Emerson    
alt. NamesE. E. B. ;     
MarriageEnglish-born woman Rhoda Calvert in 1881    
Children    
Year born1857 in Nashville, Tennessee    
Year died1923    
Place of death    
Father's occupationReuben Barnard (died before E.E.B. was born)    
Relativesmother Elizabeth Jane Barnard, born Haywood     
Educationsince 1866 assistant in a photo studio; astronomical autodidact; fellowship to Vanderbilt University.    
Country of ActivityUnited States of America    
Worked forPhotographic Atlas of Selected Regions of the Milky Way (1927) ; photographic atlas of selected regions of the Milky Way (1913 & 1927) ;    
PatronageLick Obs. (1887) ; Univ.Chicago (prof.1895) ; Yerkes Obs. ‏& George Ellery Hale; Mt.Wilson Observatory; Royal Astronomical Society (gold medal 1897)    
Collaboratorsastronomer Edwin Brant Frost ; astronomer Mary R Calvert ;    
Techniquesastronomical photography, esp. of the Milky Way, Nebulae    
Sample(s)www.library.gatech.edu/barnard/ ; http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/speccol/exhibits/barnard/astrophotos.shtml    
Archival sourceswww.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/barnard-edward.pdf ; links to obituaries: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_Emerson_Barnard    
Published sourcesWilliam Sheehan: The Immortal Fire Within: Life & Work of E.E.B. (Cambridge 1995) ; National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir 21(1927) ; James Mussell: A. C. Ranyard, Knowledge & reproduction of astronomical photographs, in: Brit. J. Hist. Sci. 42 (2009): 368-77 ; Thomas 1997: 193 ;    
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