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Specola Guestbook | May 10, 1922: IAU 1st General Assembly part 7 – Somigliana, Volta, Vercelli, Bauer, Baillaud, and Perrier — 2 Comments

  1. Dear Bob, here are my two cents about one of the visitors about whom information was missing. Colonel Delcambre, who later became General Delcambre, is a prominent name of French meteorology who had been appointed as director of the National Office of Meteorology in 1921, thus shortly before his visit to the Specola. He remained director until 1934. There is a good review (in French) of his career at http://anciensmbh.cluster026.hosting.ovh.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/general_delcambre.pdf

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