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Group Photographs from AAVSO Meetings

The AAVSO is a dynamic organization that has continuously evolved since its founding in 1911. Below, witness how the AAVSO photographs of attendees at the AAVSO Spring and Annual meetings have changed over the last ten decades!

Index to group photos of AAVSO meetings

Note: photo collection does not cover all meetings held

1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s

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1915?  Meeting1916 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key 1917 Spring  Meeting1917 Spring Meeting at the home of David B. Pickering, May 5, 1917, Orange, New Jersey   key 1917 Meeting1917 Formal Organizational Meeting, November 10, 1917, Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key

1918 Meeting
1918 Annual Meeting on Nov.23 at  Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key

1919 Meeting1919 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge Massachusetts   key

 
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1920 Meeting1920 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge Massachusetts   key

1921 Spring Meeting at Vassar College Observatory, Poughkeepsie, New York   key

1921 Meeting1921 Annual Meeting on Nov. 5 at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key

1922 Spring Meeting at the home of William Tyler Olcott, Norwich, Connecticut    key 1922 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key 1923 Spring Meeting at the home of Charles W. Elmer, Southold, Long Island, New York, May 26, 1923   key
1923 Meeting1923 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key 1924 Meeting1924 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key

1925 Spring Meeting at the home of J. E. G. Yalden, Leonia, New Jersey, May 23, 1925   key

1925 Annual  Meeting1925 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 1925 key

1926 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massashusetts, October 23, 1926 key

1927 Spring Meeting at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, May 21, 1927   key
1927 Meeting1927 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 22, 1927
key
1928 Annual  Meeting1928 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 20, 1928
key

1929 Spring Meeting hosted by Science Service, Washington, D.C., May 17, 1929  key

1929 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massashusetts, October 19, 1929   key  
 
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1930 Meeting1930 Spring Meeting at Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket, Massachusetts, June 14, 1930   key 1930 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 18, 1930   key 1931 Annual Meeting at harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 1931   key
1932 Meeting1932 Spring Meeting at Hood College in Frederick, Maryland, May 7, 1932   key 192? Meeting1932 Annual Meeting at HCO and at Harvard's Oak Ridge Obs., Harvard, Massashusetts, October 15, 1932   key 1934 Meeting1934 Spring Meeting at Fels Planetarium, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 26, 1934
1934 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 20, 1934   key 1935 Meeting1935 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 18-19, 1935   key 1936 Spring Meeting at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York, May 23, 1936   key
1937 Spring Meeting at Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, May 22, 1937   key 1938 Spring  Meeting1938 Spring Meeting at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, May 28, 1938   key
1938 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 15, 1938   key
1939 Spring  Meeting1939 Spring Meeting at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 20, 1939   key    
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1946 Spring Meeting at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, May 4, 1946   key
1947 Spring  Meeting
1947 Spring Meeting at Hood College, Frederick, Maryland, May 17, 1947   key
1948 Spring  Meeting
1948 Spring Meeting at Williston Observatory, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, May 22, 1948   key
1949 Spring Meeting at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, May 28, 1949 1949 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 15, 1949  
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1950 Spring  Meeting1950 Spring Meeting at Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania  key

1950 Meeting1950 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge Massachusetts  key

1951 Meeting1951 Spring Meeting at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.  key

1951 Annual  Meeting
1951 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge,
Massachusetts  key
1952 Spring 
Meeting
1952 Spring Meeting at Clarkson College (now University), Potsdam, New York  key
1952 Annual  Meeting
1952 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts  key
1953 Meeting1953 Spring Meeting at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
key
1953 Meeting
1953 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts  key

1954 Spring 
Meeting1954 Spring Meeting at Columbia University, New York, New York key

1955 Spring 
Meeting
1955 Spring Meeting at Buhl Planetarium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1955 Annual 
Meeting
1955 Annual Meeting at Museum of Natural History, Springfield, Massachusetts 
1956 Meeting
1956 Spring Meeting at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York  key
1956 Annual 
Meeting
1956 Annual Meeting at Museum of Natural History, Springfield, Massachusetts  key
1957 Spring 
Meeting
1957 Spring Meeting at Montreal Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada at Sir George Williams College, Montreal, Quebec, Canada  key
1957 Meeting
1957 Annual Meeting, Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts. Dorrit Hoffleit holds newspaper announcing the USSR Sputnik satellite launching.  key
1958 Meeting
1958 Spring Meeting at Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket, Massachusetts
1959? 
Spring Meeting
1959 Spring Meeting at Adler Planetarium, Chicago, Ilinois
1959 Annual 
Meeting
1959 Annual Meeting in Nahant, Massachusetts
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1960 Spring 
Meeting
1960 Spring Meeting at Hayden Planetarium, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, New York
1960 Annual Meeting at Museum of Natural History, Springfield, Massachusetts 1961 Meeting
1961 Spring meeting at Ottawa Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada at the Canadian National Research Council Buildings, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  key
1961 Meeting
1961 50th anniversary meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts  key
1962 Spring 
Meeting1962 Spring Meeting at Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

1963 Spring 
Meeting1963 Spring Meeting in Long Beach, California  key

1963 Annual 
Meeting1963 Annual Meeting at Aldrich Observatory, Worcester, Massachusetts

1966 Spring 
Meeting1966 Spring Meeting at Adler Planetarium, Chicago, Illinois  key


 
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  1974 Annual Meeting, at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts  key
1976 Spring Meeting in St. Louis, Missouri  key 1977 Spring 
Meeting
1977 Spring Meeting in Washington, D.C.  key
1978 Meeting
1978 Spring Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
key

1978 Annual 
Meeting1978 Annual Meeting at Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts key
 

1979 Meeting1979 Spring Meeting in Orlando, Florida

1979 Annual 
Meeting
1979 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key
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1980 Spring 
Meeting1980 Spring Meeting in Houston, Texas key 1980 Meeting1980 Annual Meeting in Waltham,
Massachusetts key
1981 Spring Meeting at Steward Observatory, Tucson, Arizona key


1982 Annual Meeting at Center for Space Research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts key

1983 Spring 
Meeting1983 Spring Meeting at Quebec Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada and l'Association des Groupes d'Astronomes Amateurs, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

1983 Annual Meeting at Maria Mitchell Observatory, Nantucket,
Massachusetts key

1984 Meeting1984 Spring Meeting at Iowa State University and Ames Area Amateur Astronomers, Ames, Iowa key

1984 Annual 
Meeting1984 Annual Meeting in Salem, Massachusetts key

1985 Spring 
Meeting1985 Spring Meeting at University of Washington, Seattle, Washington key

1985 Annual 
Meeting1985 Annual Meeting at Williston Observatory, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts key

1986 Meeting1986 75th Anniversary Meeting and Dedication of New AAVSO Headquarters, held at Harvard Law School and Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key

1987 Meeting1987 Spring Meeting in San Francisco, California key
1988 Spring Meeting at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York key 1988 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1989 Meeting1989 Spring Meeting in Williamsburg, Virginia key
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    1990 
European Meeting1990 First AAVSO European Meeting at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium key
1991 Spring Meeting, Charlestown, Rhode Island key 1991 Meeting
1991 Annual Meeting at AAVSO Headquarters and Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key
1992 Meeting
1992 Annual Meeting at Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key
1993 Meeting
1993 Annual Meeting, AAVSO Headquarters and Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge,
Massachusetts key
1994 Meeting
1994 Annual Meeting at AAVSO Headquarters and Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key
1995 Meeting
1995 Annual Meeting at AAVSO Headquarters and Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts key

1996 Spring Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia key
1996 Meeting
1996 Annual Meeting at AAVSO Headquarters and Harvard College Observatory,Cambridge, Massachusetts key
1997 Meeting
1997 Second AAVSO  European Meeting (Spring) in Sion and St. Luc, Switzerland
1997 Meeting
1997 Annual Meeting, Chicopee and Williston Observatory, Mt. Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts key
1998 Meeting
1998 Spring Meeting at University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado key
1998 Meeting
1998 Annual Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts key

1999 Meeting1999 Spring Meeting at University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada key

1999 Meeting1999 Annual Meeting in Hyannis, Massachusetts key

 
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2000 Meeting
2000 Spring Meeting and First High-Energy Astrophysics Workshop for Amateur Astronomers at NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama key
2000 Meeting
2000 Annual Meeting in Waltham,
Massachusetts
2001 Meeting
2001 Spring Meeting at Yerkes Observatory, Madison, Wisconsin
2001 Meeting
2001 Annual Meeting, Cambridge and  Somerville, Massachusetts
2002 
Meeting
2002 Spring Meeting in Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii
2002 Meeting
2002 Annual Meeting, Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts

2003 Meeting
2003 Spring Meeting at University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

2005 Spring Meeting, Las Cruces, New Mexico

2005 Annual Meeting, Newton, Massachusetts 2006 Spring Meeting, Rockford, Illinois

2006 Annual Meeting, Newton, Massachusetts

2007 Spring Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 2007 Annual Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts   key 2008 Spring Meeting, Cambridge, England
2008 Annual Meeting, Nantucket, Massachusetts   key 2009 Spring Meeting,Big Bear Lake, California 2009 Annual Meeting, Newton, Massachusetts   key
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2010 Annual Meeting, Woburn, Massachusetts   key  attendees 2011 Spring Meeting, Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts   key  attendees 2011 Annual Meeting, Cambridge and Woburn, Massachusetts   key  attendees
2012 Annual Meeting, Woburn, Massachusetts   key  attendees 2013 Spring Meeting, Boone, North Carolina   key  attendees 2013 Annual Meeting, Woburn, Massachusetts  key  attendees
2014 Spring Meeting, Ontario, California     

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