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Charles Todd - Astronomer.doc
Text of a presentation made by Robert Jenkins at the Todd Symposium 17 August 2012. It summarises Todd's professional endeavours in and significant contributions to the field of Astronomy.

Summary of presentation by Richard Venus (OEM) at Symposium Aug 2012

Charles Todd - Postmaster General.doc
Text of the presentation at the Todd Symposium August, 2012 on Todd's career in the South Australian Postal Service.

Charles Todd - Surveyor.doc
Text of the presentation at the Todd Symposium, August 2012, on Todd's contribution to surveying in Australia.

Todd 70th Birthday 19060707.jpg
Portrait picture published July 14 1909 in the Adelaide Observer for Sir Charles Todd's 70th Birthday, July 7, 1906

Todd and Adelaide's telephones (journal ref).doc
Reference to a monograph

CT _raingauge.jpg
Image of Todd emptying a rain gauge for measurement of rainfall at West Terrace, Adelaide Observatory (??)

Electrical display at Sunday School.doc
Brief article describing a display of electricity at the Flinders Street Baptist Church

18831110C synoptic chart.jpg
In 1883 Todd and his staff completed their first recorded 'modern' synoptic chart of Australia. It was characterised by the use of a coloured map overlayed with carefully drawn isobaric lines. Earlier maps contained re-draws and signs of obvious…

B18810429T1 1st continental map.jpg
The first recorded synoptic chart covering the whole of Australia was roughly drawn in pencil by Todd or his staff in April 1891 using the data that was telegraphed to Adelaide from approximately 30 weather observation stations.
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