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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the solar eclipse, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/197
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the solar eclipse seen in India on 22 January 1898:Correspondence between the Secretary of the Asiatic Society of Bengal and the Secretary of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee regarding travel and accommodation arrangements, 1897, including a copy of correspondence with railway offices and a meteorological report.Preliminary correspondence with Captain E.H. Hills regarding arrangements for the eclipse expedition and the selection of an observing...
Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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Correspondence with the Chief Assistant, 1894 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence of the Chief Assistants with the Astronomer Royal during the latter's official absences.(1) Letters from F.W. Dyson to the Astronomer Royal, 1894-1895, covering the following subjects:1. Forwarding of mail from the Admiralty on the subject of chronometers.2. Forwarding personal mail.3. Repairs to the Royal Observatory letterbox and a request for instructions.4. Administrative matters.5. Information on the use and the repair of...
Dates: 1894 - 1906
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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