University of London
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on chronometers, 1872 - 1875
Correspondence on the rates of, repairs to, damage to, ownership of, conversions to, and carriage of various chronometers. The volume covers the Burdett-Coutts prize essay for a compensation balance; problems with the Portsmouth sidereal clock; and proposals for a new electric turret clock at the University of London. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, H.C.G. Rümker, C.A.F. Peters, G.H. Richards, C. Wheatstone, C.V. Walker and W.B. Carpenter.
Correspondence on chronometers, 1875 - 1876
Correspondence on the ownership of, rates of, accounts of, listings of, repairs to, and packing of various chronometers. The volume includes papers on the defects and repairs to the Portsmouth sidereal clock; trials of new deck clocks; a report on the establishment and inspection of a new electric turret clock for London University; and enquiries on the Greenwich sidereal standard clock by J.W. Reffitt. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, R. Hall, W.B. Carpenter and W.H.M. Christie.
Correspondence on scientific societies, 1954 - 1963
Correspondence with institutions, 1899 - 1921
Miscellaneous correspondence with societies, universities, etc., regarding the Astronomer Royal's election as an honorary member of the Yale Astronomical Society, American Astronomical Society and University of London. There are also papers of the University of London, including a draft report of the Board of Studies in Mathematics, draft regulations for a revised syllabus in mathematics, and a report on the mathematical syllabus for the Matriculation Examination.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1886 - 1937
Papers concerning occasional observers, 1849 - 1873
Papers on physics, 1916 - 1938
Papers on societies and institutions, 1876 - 1912
Papers on the London Astronomy Board, 1968-07-30 - 1971-11-10
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