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From left to right in a glass display case: yellowed pages with elegant handwritten script, a black and white portrait of Wilhelmina Fleming wearing a feathered hat; a yellowed logbook with mathematical notations in it.
The display case in Wolbach Library includes pages from a journal kept by Fleming; a portrait of her that librarians chose because she describes buying a hat (but not necessarily the one pictured) in the diary; and one of the recently-discovered logbooks, opened to the page where she noted the Horsehead Nebula for the first time. 
Credit: Courtesy Daina Boquin, Wolbach Library