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Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope

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Found in 200 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1826-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 67-67a
Scope and Contents Concerning the bill of Mr Murray for books supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1826-01-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1826-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 70-71
Scope and Contents Concerning the purchase of a telescope for the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1826-11-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 72-73
Scope and Contents Concerning the payment of a bill from Mr Dollond for the transport of his telescope to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1827-07-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 75-75a
Scope and Contents Concerning payment of freight costs for shipping instruments to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1827-11-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1828-06-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 76-76a
Scope and Contents Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows requesting stationary, copy books and copies of papers; see [RGO 14/48: 77].
Dates: 1828-06-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1828-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 78-78a
Scope and Contents Concerning payment of Mr Dollond's bill for the transit instrument supplied to the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1828-09-22
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 130
Scope and Contents Concerning Fallows' catalogue of the principle fixed stars.
Dates: 1823-10-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 35-36
Scope and Contents Concerning the establishment of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1820-07-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 38-39
Scope and Contents Stating that the Admiralty approved of the proposed Cape Observatory and requesting that a plan of it be prepared.
Dates: 1820-07-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Croker to Dr Young, 1822-10-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 111
Scope and Contents Concerning a letter from Fearon Fallows at the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1822-10-14
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Donkin to Edward Troughton, 1820-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 197
Scope and Contents Concerning the frame for a zenith micrometer for the Cape Observatory. The letter was forwarded by Troughton with a note added.
Dates: 1820-04-19
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Knowles to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-12-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 64-64a
Scope and Contents Concerning the plans for the Cape Observatory and the appointment of an architect.
Dates: 1824-12-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from John Wilson Croker to Dr Thomas Young, 1821-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 49-50
Scope and Contents Concerning bills for instruments.
Dates: 1821-06-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from O.J. Eggen

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/206
Scope and Contents An undated letter from O.J. Eggen to Sir Richard Woolley regarding work at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, and enclosing a copy of a paper by Eggen titled 'Space Motions of the Subdwarfs'.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from P.A. Wayman, 1957-04-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/59
Scope and Contents A letter from P.A. Wayman to Richard Woolley regarding the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.
Dates: 1957-04-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Patrick Scully to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 189-191
Scope and Contents Writing on behalf of Fearon Fallows who was ill, giving news of their activity at Cape Town, of the site of the new observatory, of the difficult conditions in which they had to work, and of the safe arrival of a telescope by Dollond.
Dates: 1822-08-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1827-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 156-157
Scope and Contents Reporting on his activities at the Cape Observatory since 10 March 1827.
Dates: 1827-04-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821-03-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 93-94
Scope and Contents Concerning tools and instruments for the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1821-03-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 95-96
Scope and Contents Concerning a candidate for the position of labourer at the Cape Observatory (named Mr Laurence); his own work on tables; and the plan of the observatory.
Dates: 1821-02-26
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows, 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 97-97a
Scope and Contents Concerning a second applicant for the position of labourer at the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1821
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-06-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 108-109
Scope and Contents Concerning books and papers sent for the Cape Observatory, requesting a better clock, and giving news of the establishment of the observatory.
Dates: 1822-06-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 113-114
Scope and Contents Reporting on his activities concerning the establishment of the Cape Observatory.
Dates: 1823-03-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-06-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 115-116
Scope and Contents Concerning his catalogue [of fixed stars].
Dates: 1823-06-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-09-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 128-129
Scope and Contents Concerning tables and a plan of the observatory and giving news.
Dates: 1823-09-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter from Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 131-132
Scope and Contents Concerning a paper on eclipses, measurements of the height of Table Mountain, and his need for further instruments, and reporting on his activities and on the topography and geology of Cape Town.
Dates: 1823-10-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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