Comrie, Leslie John, 1893 - 1950 (astronomer and mathematician)
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on the 'Nautical Almanac', 1934 - 1943
Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1926 - 1940
Correspondence with the Hydrographer, 1902 - 1937
Correspondence with the Royal Observatory, 1923 - 1938
General correspondence, C-G, 1921 - 1941
General correspondence, H-P, 1929 - 1941
General correspondence, P-R, 1929 - 1940
Letters from L.J. Comrie, 1936-08-11 - 1948-07-26
Two letters from L.J. Comrie regarding a B.A.A. calculating machine and the fate of copies of Comrie's 1923 thesis on planetary occultations.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1817 - 1935
Papers of Leslie John Comrie, 1912 - 1952
Papers on 7- and 8- figure tables, 1931
Correspondence and articles on L.J. Comrie's attempt to publish 7- and 8- figure tables of the trigonometrical functions for every second of arc.
Papers on Saturn and Jupiter's satellites, 1935
A reprint of two published papers by Porter's colleagues from 'Memoirs of the British Astronomical Association', Vol. 30, Part 3, including forewords by Porter: L.J. Comrie, 'Phenomena of Saturn's Satellites' (pp. 97-106), and A.E. Levin, 'Mutual Eclipses and Occultations of Jupiter's Satellites' (pp. 149-183).
Papers on the calendar, 1935 - 1970
Correspondence, tables, notes and reproductions from articles and published works regarding the calendar. The correspondence includes copies of two letters from J.K. Fotheringham to Dr Comrie, 3 and 23 August 1935, regarding the rule for Easter.
Sixth Difference Table
Undated machine-generated tabulated figures entitled 'Sixth Difference Table', apparently generated by L.J. Comrie's machines.