Pitt, John (1756-1835) 2nd Earl of Chatham, General
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on a Time Department workshop, 1945 - 1946
Correspondence regarding the construction of a workshop for the Time Department for research into experimental equipment and its construction, including the photographic zenith tube. Most of the correspondence is between the Abinger Magnetic Observatory and Chatham Dockyard. There are also letters concerning equipment for the workshop and the transfer of redundant tools.
Correspondence on Abinger Magnetic Observatory, 1893 - 1937
Correspondence on magnetic instruments, 1932 - 1936
Correspondence on magnetic instruments, 1952 - 1953
Correspondence with H. Tinsley and Co. Ltd regarding the supply of a high precision potentiometer to Abinger, 1953, and letters regarding the supply of straight filament lamps to Abinger, 1952.
Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1948
Correspondence on magnetograph clocks, 1948 - 1960
Correspondence regarding the magnetograph clocks at the Abinger Magnetic Observatory, including details of repairs.
Correspondence on the 1952 Eclipse Expedition, 1950 - 1952
Correspondence on the Magnetic Observatory, 1948 - 1963
Correspondence on the move to Herstmonceux, 1946 - 1957
Correspondence on time signals, 1955 - 1963
Correspondence on variometers, 1937 - 1948
Correspondence of H. Spencer Jones with the Danish Meteorological Institute and Professor De la Cour regarding variometers for Abinger.
Letter from Nevil Maskelyne to William Gooch (senior), 1793-07-18
Concerning his deceased son's salary and will, and offering his condolences.
Letter from Stephen Leguin [Étienne Le Guin] to the First Lord of the Admiralty, 1789-11-07
Concerning a new machine for facilitating computations for finding longitude at sea.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1947 - 1956
Observations at sea, 1772-06-26 - 1775-07-29
Daily observations taken by Wales while the Resolution was at sea, preceded by a note on the thermometers and barometer.
Note that the observations taken on shore by Wales are provided in a separate series.
Papers on geodesy and geophysics, 1897 - 1931
Miscellaneous material relating to geodesy and geodynamics, including a report on terrestrial magnetism and atmospheric electricity work at Greenwich and Abinger, 1927-1929; reports and notes to members of the Committee for Geodesy and Geodynamics, 1928 and 1930; correspondence regarding the possibility of establishing a permanent Department of Geodesy and Geophysics at Cambridge University; and a copy of the International Association of Geodesy 'Rapport du Secrétaire Perpétuel', 1909.
Papers on the Association of Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity, 1936 - 1949
Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1953 - 1958
Papers on the move to Herstmonceux, 1938 - 1956
Papers on the Time Service, 1943 - 1963
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
- Royal Greenwich Observatory (GBR/0180) 19
- Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 1
- Magnetism 7
- Herstmonceux 2
- Time 2
- Astronomical observatories 1
- Brockdish 1
- Geodesy 1
- Geodynamics 1
- Geophysics 1
- Greece 1
- Greenwich 1
- India 1
- Iraq 1
- London 1
- Railway transport 1
- Sudan 1
- Time measuring instruments 1 ∧ less