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Maskelyne, Nevil, 1732 - 1811 (astronomer and mathematician)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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A list of Nevil Maskelyne's books at college and later, 1749 - 1811

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/4
Scope and Contents

A long and detailed list of 'Books bought or given me since my first coming to the University, Nov. 5th 1749' [Maskelyne studied at St. Catherine's College, Cambridge].

Dates: 1749 - 1811
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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Copies of letters sent by Nevil Maskelyne and Lady Clive, 1763 - 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/9/5
Scope and Contents Copies of letters written by Lady Clive to her brother Nevil Maskelyne (three letters dated 1775) and to Edmund Maskelyne (one letter dated 1766); originals are in the volume catalogued at RGO 218/9/1. Also, copies of two letters from Nevil Maskelyne to his brother Edmund (29 Dec. 1763, written from Barbados describing his observatory and experiences) and to Anthony Shepherd (written 15 Oct. 1764 on his return from Barbados, reporting his observations and thanking him for notification of the...
Dates: 1763 - 1917
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 Israel Lyons Jnr, Cambridge, 1766

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/1: 1-2
Scope and Contents

Letter containing calculations for the occultations of stars.

Dates: 1766
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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