John Brashear - Links to Special Resources: Brashear Telescope Factory Building

"Boggs & Buhl Department Store, once a North Side institution." Web Page.
History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh
From the Pittsburgh Senior News 2004 December.


Walsh, Glenn A. "Brashear: Time Capsule Unveiled; Telescope Retired ." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2015 July 9.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Update: Historic Brashear Time Capsule." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2015 April 9.
Also includes information regarding the 37th Brashear telescope produced at the historic Brashear Telescope Factory,
which was donated to Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science in 1972.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Dispute: Ownership of Brashear Time Capsule ." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2015 March 26.

Walsh, Glenn A. 'Historic Brashear Telescope Factory Time Capsule Found & Opened." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2015 March 25.

Paslow, Al. (2015 March 24) Brashear Time Capsule Found & Opened Today.
Message posted to HASTRO-L electronic mailing list, archived at https://listserv.wvu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=HASTRO-L

Walsh, Glenn A. 'Historic Brashear Telescope Factory Wall Collapses." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2015 March 18.

Belculfine, Lexi. "Wall collapse spells end of historic Brashear site."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2015 March 17.

Bauder, Bob. "Wall collapse forces Pittsburgh to raze historic Brashear lens factory.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2015 March 17.

Karlovits, Bob. "Historic North Side bed-and-breakfast Boggs Mansion up for sale."
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 2014 Nov. 22.

"YPA Top Ten 2014 #8 Brashear Co. Factory." Web Site Post. Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh 2014 Oct. 28.
Young Preservationists Association of Pittsburgh names the historic Brashear Factory building to its annual list of Ten Preservation Opportunities for 2014.

Walsh, Glenn A. "Buhl Community Park at Allegheny Square Opens." Blog Post.
SpaceWatchtower 2012 June 25.

Izzo, Madeline. "House was foundation for future
"Historical Society marks 200th birthday of Buhl House today with open house.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2005 Oct. 16.
Regarding historic house museum of Christian Buhl, father of Henry Buhl, Jr., in north suburban Pittsburgh suburb of Zelienople, Pennsylvania. Henry Buhl, Jr.'s bequest founded the Buhl Foundation in 1927, which constructed Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science in 1939.

"City Briefs: 2/27/02 - NORTH SIDE, HILL, Cause of fires determined."
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 2002 Feb. 27.
The home of Henry Buhl, Jr., on Pittsburgh's North Side, was destroyed by fire. Henry Buhl, Jr.'s bequest founded the Buhl Foundation in 1927, which constructed Pittsburgh's original Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science in 1939.