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Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743 - 1820 (Baronet, naturalist)

 Person

Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

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Abstract of a report from William Gooch to the Astronomer Royal, 1791-11-17

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 196
Scope and Contents

Reporting from Rio de Janeiro on problems with his instruments and with discipline on board the Daedalus; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1791-11-17
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Arnold's account of money received from the Board prior to 28 March, 1783, 1783-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/25: 92-94
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1783-03-28
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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Confirmed minutes, 1737 - 1779

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/5
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, discussions on John Harrison's first marine chronometer (H1); the purchase of new instruments for work on the longitude and latitude of the coasts of Britain; improvements to the reflecting telescope; Tobias Mayer's lunar motion tables; the trial of John Harrison's chronometers; errors in the tables of the satellites; Schutz's machine for finding longitude; Chistopher Irwin's marine chair; the use of lunar observations...
Dates: 1737 - 1779
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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Confirmed minutes, 1780 - 1801

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/6
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, the rates of various chronometers; Charles Hutton's tables of products, powers and roots of natural numbers; the voyages of HMS 'Resolution' and HMS 'Discovery' and the examination of their log books; John Arnold's improvements to his watches; a suitable site for the Board of Longitude's instruments after the burning of the cupola of the Greenwich Hospital where they had been kept; improvements to reflecting telescopes;...
Dates: 1780 - 1801
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 Pallas and Ceres, 1802 - 1803

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/122
Scope and Contents Various correspondence on Pallas and Ceres.1. Letter postscript by Dr Gauss, 7 April 1802, regarding the discovery of the asteroid Pallas by Dr Olbers.2. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, 19 May 1802, containing further information and ephemeris of the asteroid Pallas.3. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, 30 July 1802, containing ephemeris of the asteroid Pallas and details of its position.4. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, 18 November 1802, on the position and...
Dates: 1802 - 1803
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 Vesta and Ceres, 1789 - 1807

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/119
Scope and Contents Letters to Maskelyne and related papers on the minor planet Ceres.i. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 20 February 1802, on ephemeris of Ceres, March-April 1802.ii. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 3 April 1802, on ephemeris of Ceres, 21 April - 29 June 1802.iii. Letter from Dr Gauss, Brunswick, Germany, 30 January 1803, thanking Maskelyne for his present of Taylor's tables and giving corrections to the observed position of Ceres.iv....
Dates: 1789 - 1807
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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Diary of payments by the Board of Longitude for outstanding bills, 1799 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 20v-21r
Scope and Contents From the File:

A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.

Dates: 1799 - 1810
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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Draft of a letter from Thomas Hurd to Sir Joseph Banks, 1818-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 86-87
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file :

Three letters.

Dates: 1818-11-05
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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Itinerary of the voyage of the Daedalus, 1792-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mm.6.48: 197
Scope and Contents

From the ship's departure from the Falkland Islands in December 1791 until its arrival at Nootka Sound in June 1792; transcribed by Sir Joseph Banks from a report by Thomas Dobson.

Dates: 1792-07-20
Conditions Governing Access: From the Collection: 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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Letter from Captain J. Hampstead to Sir Joseph Banks, 1806-08-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/40: 549-50
Scope and Contents

Informing Banks of a number of discoveries he had made relative to navigation, including the invention of an instrument to determine both latitude and longitude at any time. He requests an interview to prove his discoveries 'by mathematical demonstration'.

Dates: 1806-08-09
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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Letter from C.G. Briscoe to Dr Thomas Young, 1820-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 349
Scope and Contents

Written on behalf of Sir Joseph Banks and concerning a chronometer by Thomas Cumming.

Dates: 1820-06-10
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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Letter from Henry Browse to Sir Joseph Banks, 1814-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 310-311
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Six letters; includes a letter from the Board of Longitude to Browse outlining their objections to his plan.

Dates: 1814-11-28
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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Letter from Henry Browse to Sir Joseph Banks, 1815-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 312-313
Scope and Contents

Concerning a model of his machine for ascertaining longitude at sea, which he had sent by the Devonshire coach.

Dates: 1815-02-21
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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Letter from Jesse Ramsden to Sir Joseph Banks, 1795 - 1800

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 131-131a
Scope and Contents From the Sub-file:

With an index of names.

Dates: 1795 - 1800
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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Letter from John Tulloch to Sir Joseph Banks, 1788-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 327-328
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing the paper at [RGO 14/45: 322-326].

Dates: 1788-12-06
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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Letter from John Tulloch to Sir Joseph Banks, 1789-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 329-330
Scope and Contents

Originally enclosing the paper at [RGO 14/45: 331-335].

Dates: 1789-05-08
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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Letter from Joseph Banks, 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/161
Scope and Contents

A photocopy of a letter from Joseph Banks, Spring Grove, near Hounslow, to Davies Giddy, later Gilbert, Eastbourne, 16 October 1816, 4 pages.

Dates: 1998
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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Letter from Joseph Banks to Harry Parker, 1785-03-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38: 30
Scope and Contents

Concerning Antonio Maria Jaci.

Dates: 1785-03-17
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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Letter from Malcolm Cowan to Sir Joseph Banks, 1818-10-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/35: 359-360
Scope and Contents

Enclosing the proposal now at [RGO 14/35: 361-362].

Dates: 1818-10-12
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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Letter from Matthew C. Groves on an instrument for observing the satellites of Jupiter, 1803-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/36: 33
Scope and Contents

Sent to Sir Joseph Banks.

Dates: 1803-11-28
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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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks, 1807-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 16-16a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters.

Dates: 1807-11-21
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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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1818-11-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 19-19a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters.

Dates: 1818-11-05
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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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1795 - 1818

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 20-20a
Scope and Contents

Marked 'June 5' only.

Dates: 1795 - 1818
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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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to George Gilpin, 1805-07-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 15-15a
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters.

Dates: 1805-07-09
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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Letter from Sir Joseph Banks to Sir Harry Parker, 1795-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 17-18
Scope and Contents From the Item:

Five letters.

Dates: 1795-03-07
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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