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Jones, Thomas, 1775 - 1852 (maker of scientific instruments)

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Found in 47 Collections and/or Records:

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Mural circle observations, 1824 - 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/99
Scope and Contents

Observations made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles and two and six microscopes.

Dates: 1824 - 1825
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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Mural circle stellar readings, 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/159
Scope and Contents

Readings of Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles for principal stars (apparently by refraction).

Dates: 1825
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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North polar distances of principal stars, 1829 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/179
Scope and Contents

A ledger on the investigation of north polar distances of principal stars observed with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1829 - 1835
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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Observations of stars when sub-polar, 1833 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/181
Scope and Contents

Observations of stars when sub-polar made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1833 - 1835
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/85
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 27 January 1825 - 7 April 1825, with notes on errors and adjustments.

Dates: 1825
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1825

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/86
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 8 April - 31 December 1825, with notes on adjustments to instruments.

Dates: 1825
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/87
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 2 January 1826 - 10 October 1826.

Dates: 1826
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1826 - 1827

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/88
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes being adjusted to agree with each other, 2 October 1826 - 26 August 1827.

Dates: 1826 - 1827
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1827 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/89
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 27 August 1827 - 26 August 1828, with notes on adjustments to the microscopes.

Dates: 1827 - 1828
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/90
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 27 August 1828 - 29 July 1829, with notes of adjustments to the circle and the microscopes.

Dates: 1828
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1829 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/91
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 29 July 1829 - 12 November 1830.

Dates: 1829 - 1830
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1830 - 1831

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/92
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, with notes on clouds and trees interfering with observations.

Dates: 1830 - 1831
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1831 - 1832

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/93
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 2 September 1831 - 2 December 1832.

Dates: 1831 - 1832
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1832 - 1834

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/94
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars with Thomas Jones' mural circle and six microscopes, 13 December 1832 - 16 May 1834, with notes on moving the circle for maintenance.

Dates: 1832 - 1834
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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Observations with Jones' mural circle, 1834 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/95
Scope and Contents

Original observations of the stars made with Thomas Jones' mural circle, with notes on clouds interfering with observations and on adjustments to instruments.

Dates: 1834 - 1835
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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Reduction of mural circle observations, 1825 - 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/165
Scope and Contents

Reduction of observations of principal stars made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles, recorded in a ledger for part of 1825 and 1826.

Dates: 1825 - 1826
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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Reduction of mural circle observations, 1827 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/171
Scope and Contents

Reduction of observations of principal stars made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1827 - 1828
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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Reduction of mural circle observations, 1834 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/180
Scope and Contents

Reduction of observations of stars made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles, with 'Measures for relating to the Zenith sector copied by Mr Troughton'.

Dates: 1834 - 1835
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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Reduction of mural circle observations, 1829 - 1832

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/178
Scope and Contents

Reduction of observations of small stars made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1829 - 1832
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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Requests for the use of instruments and letters concerning the return of borrowed instruments, 1783 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/13: 104-150
Scope and Contents From the File:

Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.

Dates: 1783 - 1829
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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Solar and stellar observations and computations, 1816 - 1835

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/225
Scope and Contents Various solar and stellar observations, 1816-1835; apparent right ascension of the Sun compared with the 'Nautical Almanac', 1816-1826; list of stars observed with the comet of 1830; various solar and stellar observations, 1816-1835; observations made with the zenith sector and comparative observations with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' circles, 1833; readings of four thermometers placed on Jones' circle, 1832-1833; undated table of the mean refractions of stars in Pond's catalogue;...
Dates: 1816 - 1835
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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Zenith distances of stars, 1833

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/201
Scope and Contents

Zenith distances of stars near the zenith and comparison of results from the zenith tube with results from Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1833
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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