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Eimmart, Georg Christoph, 1638 - 1705 (artist, astronomer and engraver)

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Astronomical observations and commentary, 1690 - 1693

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/73
Scope and Contents

Copies of astronomical papers by G.C. Eimmart and Christoph Arnold of 1690-1693, 15 folios. There are Latin notes and diagrams concerning a solar eclipse observed by Eimmart at Nuremberg, 23 June 1693 (1r-12r); a description of a transit of Mercury and other work by Arnold, 1690-1691; and a translation of a letter by Arnold, 1690. The copies are undated, but are roughly contemporary. The handwriting has not been identified.

Dates: 1690 - 1693
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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Astronomical papers, 1676 - 1731

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/69/F
Scope and Contents Material post-dating Flamsteed's death, with printed items and miscellanea, including a letter from Jacob Georg Spangenburg to Baron von Koenigstreu, 1725 (233r-236v); printed proposals for publishing the 'Atlas Coelestis', 1725, with descriptions of that and the 'Historia Coelestis' (237r-240v); lunar eclipse diagrams, 1729 (241r, 242r); notes comparing thermometers [c. 1730]; 'A Description of an Instrument for taking the Latitude ... by R. Graham' [c. 1731] (244r-246r); a printed...
Dates: 1676 - 1731
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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Commonplace book, 1679 - 1703

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/41
Scope and Contents An untitled compilation of notes and other papers on a range of subjects, 192 folios. The earlier part of the book is in Flamsteed's hand, but the hands of assistants and unidentified pupils appear with increasing frequency thereafter. There is a two-part contents page by Flamsteed.The volume includes various observations: of solar altitude, made in New England [by Thomas Brattle] (21rv); of an occultation and lunar eclipse by Johann Hevelius, 1681-1682 (22r, 28v-30v); of comets,...
Dates: 1679 - 1703
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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Lunar calculations and letters, 1674 - 1700

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/42
Scope and Contents A commonplace book of lunar calculations, c. 1684 (85r-182v, with a guide at 183v-184r); copy letters, 1679-1700; and notes; 193 folios. The writing is in Flamsteed's hand, with the exception of the letters, which are copied in various hands, but sometimes bear Flamsteed's corrections.The letters are comprised of correspondence with Johann Hevelius, 1679-1685; letters from Edmond Halley, 1679; correspondence with Olaus Römer, 1679; letters to Seth Ward, 1679; letters to Edward...
Dates: 1674 - 1700
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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Microfilm of RGO 1/73, 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 36/4/2
Scope and Contents

A microfilm made by Cambridge University Library of RGO 1/73, astronomical papers by G.C. Eimmart and Christoph Arnold, 1690-1693.

Dates: 2002
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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