British Association for the Advancement of Science
Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence concerning various scientific institutes, giving notification of rules, meetings, reports, agendas and other matters. The correspondents include E.W. Brayley, M. Faraday, Lord Rosse, E. Sabine, W. Whewell, Lord Wrottesley and J. Yates. The papers also includes minutes of the council of the British Association and a copy of the lecture given by Airy at the Royal Institution 'On the results of recent calculations on the Eclipse of Thales and other eclipses connected with it'.
Correspondence regarding the British Association for the Advancement of Science, including several circulars from the Association.
Correspondence regarding the British Association for the Advancement of Science, including correspondence with R.A. Stevens, Assistant Secretary of the British Association, regarding the setting up of an area committee based in Brighton; C. Mares of the Brighton College of Technology, Honorary Secretary of the Sussex Area Committee of the British Association; and N.H. Pratt, Vice-Principal of Brighton Technical College and Chairman of the South Sussex Sixth Form Students' Science Society.
Volume II of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905, comprised of correspondence with various organisations and officials in Cape Town concerning aspects of the visit, including meetings, travel and excursions.
Correspondence with G.G. Stokes, J.P. Gassiot and others on the Greenwich Dip Instrument. The papers include printed correspondence between Kew Observatory and Airy; a report of the Kew Commission of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; and readings from Airy's Dip Instrument, 1863-1864.
A letter from Dr E. Griffiths, National Physical Laboratory, to D.H. Sadler, Nautical Almanac Office, 5 August 1947, and Sadler's reply of 11 August, regarding Sadler's possible attendance at a British Association meeting in Dundee. There is also a note on a computing symposium to be held at the meeting.
The notice of the Annual General Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science for 1966.
Papers regarding the British Association for the Advancement of Science, including correspondence and papers relating to the annual lecture and Annual General Meeting for 1968.