Excerpt: Buhl Foundation Annual Report, 2004-2005

Authored By Glenn A. Walsh *** Sponsored By Friends of the Zeiss
Electronic Mail: < bf2005report@planetarium.cc > *** Internet Web Site Cover Page: < http://www.planetarium.cc >
2006 June

The following is a transcription of the cover, and first four pages, of the 2004-2005 annual report of The Buhl Foundation of Pittsburgh, one of the earliest charitable foundations in the United States of America. Included on the fourth page [actually designated page 2) is a paragraph mentioning the designation, as a City Designated Historic Structure, of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, which was constructed by the Buhl Foundation in 1939 for $1.07 million.

Cover

Title Page

Board & Staff
(second page)

Introduction
(Pages 1 & 2)

Of Special Interest in Annual Report:

* 2005 Designation of Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science
as City Designated Historic Structure by City of Pittsburgh

* 2005 Designation of Chatham Village as National Historic Landmark
by the U.S. Department of the Interior

* Retirement of Albert C. Van Dusan,
who negotiated merger of Frick Educational Commission and Buhl Foundation.
First President of Frick Educational Commission was John A. Brashear,
appointed by Commission Founder Henry Clay Frick.

Master Index

General
History

Planetarium &
Observatory

Institute &
Exhibits

Building
Physical Plant

Related
Biographies

Bios: Building
Inscriptions

Other
History Links

NEWS: Planetarium,
Astronomy, Space

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) -
Astronomy and Other Sciences

Eclipse of the Sun / Solar Eclipse:
Tips For Safe Viewing

Astronomical Calendar:

Current
Month

Current
Year

Archives

Quick-Reference Page - Science Including

Health &
Medical Info

Current Weather
Info & Maps

Precise Time
& Calendars

Have a Question About Astronomy or Other Sciences? Ask an Expert from Friends of the Zeiss!


Other Internet Web Sites of Interest

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh -
Which Housed the Oldest Operable Major Planetarium Projector in the World !

History of The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago -
America's First Major Planetarium !

History of Astronomer, Educator, and Optician John A. Brashear

History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries

The Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh -
Historic Cable Car Railway Serving Commuters and Tourists since 1877 !

Other History Links


Excerpt: Buhl Foundation Annual Report, 2004-2005

Authored By Glenn A. Walsh *** Sponsored By Friends of the Zeiss
Electronic Mail: < bf2005report@planetarium.cc > *** Internet Web Site Cover Page: < http://www.planetarium.cc >
This Internet Web Page: < http://buhlplanetarium4.tripod.com/buhlfoundation/report2005 >
2006 June

NEWS: Planetarium, Astronomy, Space, and Other Sciences

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