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Eskdalemuir Observatory

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on magnetic instruments, 1912 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/42
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding matters relating to magnetic instruments, including the following material:Correspondence with Adam Hilger Ltd regarding a quartz-fibre vertical force magnetograph, 1920-1924.Miscellaneous correspondence relating to the repair, purchase and testing of magnetic instruments, 1923-1937, including the repair of Elliot Magnetometer No. 75 by Elliott Bros., the testing of the Shuster-Smith Magnetometer for Abinger, the return to the Royal...
Dates: 1912 - 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 magnetic instruments, 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/63
Scope and Contents Correspondence with several observatories, the Admiralty and the Physical Department regarding the repair, testing and standardisation of magnetic instruments and the issuing of certificates, 1935-1936; correspondence with the High Commission for India, 1934-1936, regarding the standardisation of magnets for the Colaba Observatory, India, and magnetic instruments for other Indian observatories, such as Alibag; and correspondence and reports relating to the comparison of Eskdalemuir and...
Dates: 1932 - 1936
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 Gassiot Committee, 1949 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/570
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding meetings of the Royal Society's Gassiot Committee and various sub-committees, agenda and minutes of meetings, and reports on research programmes and work undertaken at the Kew, Eskdalemuir and Valentia Observatories on subjects such as atmospheric ozone, atmospheric radiation and temperature, solar radiation, meteorological observations and terrestrial magnetism.

Dates: 1949 - 1961
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 Gassiot Committee, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/574
Scope and Contents

Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Royal Society's Gassiot Committee and sub-committees; reports on work undertaken at the Kew, Eskdalemuir and Valentia Observatories; and applications for grants.

Dates: 1961 - 1963
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 Royal Society, 1928 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/555
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence regarding general committee business of the Royal Society, including the following items:Correspondence concerning agenda, minutes and other matters relating to the meetings of various committees, 1928-1947, including the Gassiot Committee, Soiree Committee, International Relations Committee, British National Committee, Newton Tercentenary Committee, Meteorological Research Committee, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, National Committee for Astronomy and the...
Dates: 1928 - 1948
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 magnetic observatories, 1911 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/61
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with magnetic observatories, including Eskdalemuir and Kew, regarding staff and other subjects, and with the National Physical Laboratory, regarding instruments.

Dates: 1911 - 1932
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 Royal Society, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/564
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Royal Society relating mainly to the re-establishment and expansion of astronomy after the Second World War. The papers include the following items:Correspondence concerning the re-equipping of Cambridge observatories, 1948.Minutes of the meeting of the Gassiot Committee on 31 October 1947, with reports from the Kew and Eskdalemuir Observatories.Correspondence concerning Maskelyne manuscripts, 1947.Correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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 Royal Astronomical Society committees, 1885 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/134
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the business of Royal Astronomical Society committees, including a graph of the distribution of proper motions resolved in the direction of the solar ant-apex; papers of the R.A.S. Geophysical Society; a list of R.A.S. committees, 1927; Annual Reports of the Kew Observatory (general and Upper Air Section), 1934-1935; Annual Report of the Eskdalemuir Observatory, 1935; Annual Reports of the Valentia Observatory, 1934-1935; and a programme of sessions and ballot at the...
Dates: 1885 - 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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