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Maunder, Edward Walter, 1851 - 1928 (astronomer)

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Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on the Royal Society, 1889 - 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/240
Scope and Contents (1) Papers concerning the granting of Royal Society MedalsW.J. Wharton's endorsement of S. Newcomb for the Copley Medal and Christie's approval of the award, 1889.List of S. Newcomb's principal astronomical papers, 1889.Statement by Christie in favour of S. Newcomb's claims for the Copley Medal, 1890.Further list of important papers by S. Newcomb, 1890.Christie's recommendation for a Royal Society Medal for A.W. Rücker, 1890.Acknowledgement...
Dates: 1889 - 1901
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 solar eclipse, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/203
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse of 30 August 1905, seen at Sfax, Tunisia:Correspondence and memoranda concerning E.W. Maunder's expedition to Labrador.Correspondence with steamship companies regarding travelling arrangements for getting to Sfax.Pamphlets and booklets of steamship lines relating to services useful to the eclipse expedition.Correspondence with the Foreign Office and Treasury regarding the passage through Customs for eclipse expedition...
Dates: 1905
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 Solar Physics Committee, 1879 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/205
Scope and Contents Printed papers containing copies of correspondence and a memorial from G. Stokes, B. Stewart and Strachey relating to a proposed committee to report on observations in solar physics, 1879.Preliminary report of the Committee on Solar Physics, 1879.Two copies of a memorandum from the Solar Physics Committee on future work areas, 1887Printed copies of the Report to the Solar Physics Committee, 1890-1896.Copy of an article in the 'Proceedings of the Royal...
Dates: 1879 - 1921
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 Thompson 28-inch Equatorial Telescope, 1882 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/37
Scope and Contents 'Observations for the determining of the focus of the South East Equatorial for different rays', 1882-1888.Sixteen undated pages of calculations titled 'Correction of chromatic aberration for photographic rays by convex flint lens and concave crown lens placed within principal focus'.Undated sheet of calculations on the separation of the lenses of an object glass.Three undated sheets of calculations on the correction of an object glass for photographic rays by the...
Dates: 1882 - 1920
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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Personal correspondence, 1888 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 54/1
Scope and Contents Ellis's personal correspondence, including a letter sent by a French officer to Sir G.B. Airy regarding an enquiry on magnetic observations at Greenwich from 1576 to the present; a letter from Ellis to H.P. Hollis on the controversy over the discovery of Neptune, including reference to Airy, J. Challis, H.H. Turner, and an article in 'Nature' by 'W.E.P.'; a letter from Hollis providing information on the sidereal period of revolution of Venus, Jupiter and Saturn; Ellis's manuscript notes on...
Dates: 1888 - 1916
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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RO and RGO Solar Plates, 1918 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 50
Scope and Contents RGO 50 is the product of a solar observation programme begun in 1873 at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich and continued, from 1953 to 1979, at Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux. It primarily consists of a sequence of glass plate negatives of daily observations. Where no plate was produced at Greenwich or Herstmonceux the gap has been filled by sourcing plates from observatories elsewhere around the world, particularly the Indian observatories at Kodaikanal and Dehra Dūn. Observation...
Dates: 1918 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: N.B. THIS SERIES IS NOT STORED AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY. Requests for access may be directed to the Royal Greenwich Observatory Archivist by sending an email to mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Items RGO 50/747a, 1155a, 50/14971 and 22230 are marked as missing in the original manuscript listing.
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RO and RGO Solar Plates Contact Prints, 1873-06-02 - 1972-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 51
Scope and Contents The 1873-1917 prints in this class were made from glass plate negatives which are no longer extant. The plates were the product of a solar observation programme begun in 1873 at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich but are thought to have been destroyed in the First World War. The sequence of images is a continuation of RGO 67: Kew Observatory solar photographs (1858-72) and is itself continued by RGO 50: Royal Observatory Greenwich and Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux Solar Plates...
Dates: 1873-06-02 - 1972-08-02
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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Volume of photographs re the Labrador Eclipse Expedition of 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5b
Scope and Contents Frontispiece . Eclipse Expedition ParticipantsPage 2: Photo 1. View of Dominion Observatory with inset portrait of J.S. Plaskett.Page 3: Photo 2. ‘Quebec’. View of city from across river. Credited photographer: Near.Page 3: Photo 3. ‘Before Leaving’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Marsh.Page 4: Photo 4. ‘Leaving the "King"’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Near.Page 4: Photo 5. ‘On the way home’....
Dates: 1905
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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