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South Eastern Railway Co

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Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on Abinger Magnetic Observatory, 1893 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/46
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the need for the Abinger Magnetic Observatory and on the establishment of the observatory, including the following material:Correspondence with Admiralty departments and officials, 1923-1937, including the Scientific Research Department, the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, the Hydrographic Department, the Director of Electrical Engineering, Sir Vincent Baddeley, Col. R.G. Hayes, the Director of Naval Construction and the Secretary of the Admiralty concerning the move,...
Dates: 1893 - 1937
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 on galvanic communications, 1849 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/610
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the establishment of galvanic communications between the Greenwich and Paris observatories. The papers include extracts from Airy's report on galvanic communications to the Admiralty; the laying of telegraph wires in the grounds of Greenwich Park, illustrated with a plan; the laying of telegraph wires on the South Eastern Railway between London Bridge and Dover; a plan and description of the electric telegraph employed on the South Eastern...
Dates: 1849 - 1853
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 on galvanic signals, 1852 - 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/611
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the South Eastern Railway and the Electric Telegraph Company and related papers concerning galvanic signals. The papers cover the trials of the Greenwich Mean Time signal between Greenwich and London and Greenwich and Dover, and proposals for and implementation of an extension to the central Telegraph Office, Lothbury, London. There is also correspondence with the Electric Telegraph Company on the time ball service in the Strand, activated from Greenwich by telegraph, and...
Dates: 1852 - 1855
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 on the Deal time ball, 1855 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/620
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J. Washington, J.C. Clark and C.V. Walker and others regarding the time ball at Deal. There is also a plan of the magnets of the Deal Time Ball and two maps of the South Eastern Railway and connecting railways in Europe.

Dates: 1855 - 1858
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 on the Deal time ball, 1858 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/621
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the day to day running of the time ball at Deal, its telegraphic communications with Greenwich, and the transfer of ownership from the Admiralty to the South Eastern Railway. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, J. Washington and C.E. Paget.

Dates: 1858 - 1863
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 tradesmen, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/742
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; machine repairers; instrument makers; stationers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; journeymen; import agents; picture framers; fitters; plaster manufacturers; a photographer; telegraph companies; the Kent Water Company; the Gutta Percha Company; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; requests;...
Dates: 1864
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 tradesmen, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/745
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; horologists; clock repairers; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; chemists; journeymen; bookbinders; import agents; picture framers; slaters; the Kent Water Company; the Phoenix Gas Company; telegraph companies; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; accounts; requests; invoices; receipts; bills; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and...
Dates: 1867
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 tradesmen, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/746
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; draughtsmen; machine repairers; instrument makers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; shipping agents; masons; glass manufacturers; printers; slaters; telegraph wire manufacturers; telegraph companies; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; accounts; requests; invoices; receipts; bills;...
Dates: 1868
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 tradesmen, 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/749
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; stationers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; bookbinders; import agents; the Post Office; machine makers; customs; telegraph companies; the India Rubber Company; the Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Company; the Kent Water Company; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions;...
Dates: 1871
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 tradesmen, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/750
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; bookbinders; the Post Office; machine makers; photographers; sculptors; picture framers; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and adjustments...
Dates: 1872
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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Papers on earth currents, 1872 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/119
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the General Post Office and others on Earth currents, disturbances and the maintenance of underground wires, 1891-1911.Correspondence with C.O. Grimshaw concerning a fault in a dynamo armature, 1893.Trace showing Earth current curves, sent by E. Raymond Barker, with correspondence, 1898-1899.Correspondence with C. Chree concerning the details of arrangements for the registration of Earth currents, 1900.Correspondence with G.E. Preece...
Dates: 1872 - 1911
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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Papers on galvanism and electric clocks, 1864 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/631
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning galvanism and electric clocks. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, A. Clarke, J. Muirhead, F.I. Scudamore, C. Wheatstone, C.E. Delaunay and S.P. Langley. The papers include a diagram of the gate of the electric clock at London Bridge, 6 December 1872; an extract from 'The Glasgow Daily Herald', 27 January 1866, on electric clocks and electrometers; an extract from 'The Royal Leamington Spa Courier', 17 March 1866, on C.T. Bright's electric clock;...
Dates: 1864 - 1872
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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Papers on Greenwich Park, 1876 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/58
Scope and Contents 1. Police Protection, 1881-1912Correspondence, newscuttings and other papers regarding security at Greenwich Park, including much material on the explosion of 15 February 1894 caused by a botched anarchist attack on the Observatory:Papers concerning the bomb explosion in Greenwich Park, 1894.Extracts from newspapers concerning the bomb incident of 15 February 1894:1. 'The Globe', 16 February 1894: 'Bomb explosion in Greenwich Park'.2. 'Kentish...
Dates: 1876 - 1912
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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Papers on telegraphic communications, 1851 - 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/627
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning telegraphic communications, including several diagrams of galvanic wires in the Galvanic Room, basement and Front Court at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich; papers on galvanic circuits connected to clocks at the Royal Observatory; maps of principal galvanic wires in the Observatory Park and grounds; material on connections to the South Eastern Railway; papers on American transit equipment and telegraphs; patents for electric clocks by Messrs Barwise and...
Dates: 1851 - 1855
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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Papers on telegraphic communications, 1855 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/628
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on telegraphic communications, including the conditions of use of telegraph wires between the Admiralty and the South Eastern Railway; proposed arrangements of galvanic wires and circuits for working the sympathetic clocks; the circuit and plan of the galvanic wires in the Lombard Street Post Office; various improvements and efficiencies in the telegraph; a report on the working of galvanic apparatus at the Royal Observatory; sketches of the automatic switch for the...
Dates: 1855 - 1858
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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Papers on telegraphic communications, 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/629
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on telegraphic communications, including the failure of signals and breakdown of equipment; the agreement for use of the telegraph between the Admiralty and South Eastern Railway; renewal of telegraph wires in Greenwich Park; three samples of proposed cables, one being a specimen of Caoutchouc cable, with patent; notes on the arrangement of overhead wires; adjustments to the Greenwich sympathetic clock; R.L. Jones' system of clock regulation by electricity; a theory...
Dates: 1858 - 1860
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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Papers on the loan and return of property, 1875 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/69
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the loan and return of property belonging to the Royal Observatory:Correspondence concerning the loan and return of Observatory instruments, both to institutions and to private individuals such as E. Knobel, Sir George Airy, Captain Abney and others, 1875.Correspondence concerning the photographs sent by the Astronomer Royal to the Potsdam Photographic Exhibition, 1886.Correspondence concerning the loan to Captain W.J....
Dates: 1875 - 1927
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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Electricity 6
Telegraphy 6
Clocks 4
Deal 4
Time 3

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