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Glaisher, James, 1809 - 1903 (astronomer)

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Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/723
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; draughtsmen; instrument makers; stationers; the Kent Water Company; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; photographic suppliers; decorators; the Phoenix Gas Company; journeymen; an ironmonger; a manufacturer of gas appliances; and an upholsterer. The letters cover instructions; requests; accounts; bills; receipts; circulars; tenders; invoices; routine repairs; and...
Dates: 1850
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/724
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; merchants; draughtsmen; instrument makers; stationers; opticians; the Kent Water Company; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; the Phoenix Gas Company; printers; journeymen; ironmongers; manufacturers of gas appliances; an upholsterer; and a picture framer. The letters cover instructions; requests; accounts; bills; receipts; circulars; tenders; invoices;...
Dates: 1851
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/729
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; chandlers; merchants; machine repairers; instrument makers; stationers; opticians; the Kent Water Company; parcel carriers; engravers; engineers; chemists; photographic supplier; decorators; the Phoenix Gas Company; journeymen; picture framers; bookbinders; assayers; gas fitters; slaters; and manufacturers of glass, metal fittings, stoves, porcelain and telegraph wire insulation. The...
Dates: 1855
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/730
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-M, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; machine repairers; instrument makers; opticians; the Kent Water Company; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; photographic suppliers; journeymen; bookbinders; assayers; plumbers; stove makers; the Electric and Telegraph Company; gas fitters; and a photographer. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; bills; invoices;...
Dates: 1856
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/731
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, initials N-W, including letters from booksellers; clock repairers; horologists; draughtsmen; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; the Phoenix Gas Company; the Gutta Percha Company; customs; journeymen; ironmongers; a scrap-metal dealer; the Post Office; a stove maker; and an auditor. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; bills; receipts; circulars; tenders; invoices; routine repairs; and adjustments and...
Dates: 1856
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/732
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-M, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; the Kent Water Company; parcel carriers; chemists; photographic suppliers; decorators; journeymen; bookbinders; assayers; glass manufacturers; solicitors; stove makers; a gas fitter; and import agents. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; circulars; tenders; routine repairs; and...
Dates: 1857
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/735
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, initials N-W, including letters from booksellers; clock repairers; horologists; draughtsmen; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; iron founders; electrical suppliers; and chart sellers. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are letters from C.V. Walker and J. Glaisher; discussions on the...
Dates: 1858
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/736
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, initials A-M, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; draughtsmen; chemists, decorators; journeymen; bookbinders; import agents; the Kent Water Company; glass makers; and a gas fitter. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; circulars; receipts; tenders; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are notes by J. Glaisher;...
Dates: 1859
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1859 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/739
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; draughtsmen; instrument makers; stationers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; journeymen; a plumber; picture framers; ironmongers; fitters; a globe maker; electrical suppliers; glass manufacturers; telegraph companies; and the Kent Water Company. The letters cover instructions; requests; bills; accounts; invoices; receipts;...
Dates: 1859 - 1861
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1864

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/742
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; machine repairers; instrument makers; stationers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; journeymen; import agents; picture framers; fitters; plaster manufacturers; a photographer; telegraph companies; the Kent Water Company; the Gutta Percha Company; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts;...
Dates: 1864
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/743
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; decorators; journeymen; bookbinders; import agents; gas fitters; and printers. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and adjustments and improvements to instruments. There are letters from F.A.T. Winnecke, E. Dunkin, O....
Dates: 1865
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/745
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; horologists; clock repairers; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; chemists; journeymen; bookbinders; import agents; picture framers; slaters; the Kent Water Company; the Phoenix Gas Company; telegraph companies; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; accounts; requests; invoices; receipts; bills; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and...
Dates: 1867
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1868

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/746
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; draughtsmen; machine repairers; instrument makers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; shipping agents; masons; glass manufacturers; printers; slaters; telegraph wire manufacturers; telegraph companies; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; accounts; requests; invoices; receipts; bills;...
Dates: 1868
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/749
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; stationers; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; bookbinders; import agents; the Post Office; machine makers; customs; telegraph companies; the India Rubber Company; the Gutta Percha and Telegraph Works Company; the Kent Water Company; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions;...
Dates: 1871
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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Correspondence with tradesmen, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/750
Scope and Contents Correspondence with tradesmen, including letters from booksellers; coal merchants; clock repairers; horologists; builders; chandlers; merchants; instrument makers; opticians; parcel carriers; engineers; chemists; journeymen; decorators; bookbinders; the Post Office; machine makers; photographers; sculptors; picture framers; and the South Eastern Railway. The letters cover various instructions; requests; accounts; invoices; bills; receipts; tenders; circulars; routine repairs; and adjustments...
Dates: 1872
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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Discussion of star places, 1756 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/193
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the positions of stars, with their errors, new discoveries, comparisons of star places (i.e. with the Tabula Regiomontana) and the motion of variable stars. The correspondents include F. Baily, Sir F. Beaufort, J.F.W. Herschel, J. Glaisher, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, T. Galloway, W.S. Stratford, J.R. Hind, W.R. Dawes, Sir G. Everest and W. Lassell. The papers also include various parts of star catalogues.
Dates: 1756 - 1848
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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Glaisher's notes on Hartwell Observatory, 1849 - 1856

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/760
Scope and Contents A folder titled 'James Glaisher Esq, FRS, FRAS' containing calculations with the title 'Numerical values of the three factors, for error of collimation, for error of level, and for azimuthal error, in the Reductions of the Transit observations of principal stars at Hartwell and adjacent observatory's'; calculations titled 'Numerical values for every degree of N P D of the factors to be used in the Reduction of the Transit observations at Hartwell and adjacent observatory's'; printed material...
Dates: 1849 - 1856
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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Greenwich meteorological reductions, 1848 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/698
Scope and Contents Reductions of the Greenwich meteorological observations, 1848-1868. The volume includes Airy's request for a £100 grant to reduce the meteorological observations; notes on reducing the observations; interim reports on the state of temperature reductions, 1848-1868, and barometer reductions, 1854-1873; government cereal and harvest statistics; correlation of harvest statistics and meteorological observations; and two copies of draft interpretations of the reductions of the temperature...
Dates: 1848 - 1879
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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Harton pendulum experiments, 1854 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/212
Scope and Contents Correspondence, letters A-L, regarding pendulum experiments at Harton, including a letter to the Academie des Sciences, correspondence with the Admiralty, and correspondence with, among others, J. Anderson, G.A. Biddell, J.R. Hind, R.C. Carrington, Professor J. Challis, G.S. Criswick, E. Dunkin, W. Ellis, Professor M. Faraday, J. Glaisher, E. Green, Sir John Herschel, Lt Col. James and M.J. Johnson.
Dates: 1854 - 1877
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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Le Verrier's theory of Uranus

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/768
Scope and Contents An undated translation by James Glaisher of Le Verrier's theory of Uranus - a text on the movement of Uranus and the planet that is causing abnormalities in its movement.
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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Letters from observatories, 1852 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/145
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies, explanation of the mechanism and construction of time balls at Copenhagen and Edinburgh, the establishment of an observatory at Quebec, and the purchase of chronometers for the Lisbon Observatory. The correspondents include Admiral Radstock, B.A. Gould, J. Glaisher, J. Challis, C.P. Smyth, M.J. Johnson, J.F.W. Herschel and C. Frodsham. There are reports on the Brussels Observatory, 1852-1853, by L.A. Quetelet;...
Dates: 1852 - 1858
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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Meteorological observations and papers, 1837 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/699
Scope and Contents Observations and requests for information on meteorological phenomena, meteors and the Aurora Borealis. The volume includes observations of rainfall and air pressure; G. Graham's interpolation of London mortality figures and meteorological observations; a summary of weather at Helston, Cornwall, and Whittington, Shropshire; various observations of storms; an account of a hurricane in 'The Glasgow Herald', 1846; various observations of a solar halo; accounts of meteors and the Aurora Borealis; a...
Dates: 1837 - 1848
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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Meteorological observations and papers, 1856 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/700
Scope and Contents Meteorological observations and requests for meteorological information. The volume includes observations of temperatures in the River Thames, 26 December 1858 - 29 December 1860; tabulated monthly meteorological observations at Bedford, Cape of Good Hope, New South Wales, Paramatta, Adelaide, Dijon, Helston, Toronto and Lisbon between 1857 and 1860; daily observations at Athens, 1-18 April 1859, and the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford, 21 October - 8 November 1859; air temperatures at Greenwich,...
Dates: 1856 - 1861
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1883 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/126
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence of David Gill with astronomers and other individuals, divided into sections by correspondent: Cleveland Abbe; J.C. Adams; Professor Bakhuyzen; L. de Ball; Ballot; Belknapp, Washington; Miss Clerke; A.A. Common; Ralph Copeland; Cornu, Paris; Lord Lindsay; G.H. Darwin; J.L.E. Dreyer; Espin; Floyd of the Lick Observatory; J.W.L. Glaisher; and Gould.
Dates: 1883 - 1890
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1886 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/251
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence of the Astronomers Royal W.H.M. Christie and F.W. Dyson with the Hydrographer of the Navy, 1886-1932.(2) Correspondence with the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, 1886-1937Letters on the disc presented to W.H.M. Christie, 1902.Pages from 'Nature' reporting the speech made by Professor Love on presenting W.H.M. Christie and A.W. Rücker with the degree of Doctor of Science (Honorary), 1902. Notice of the vacancy of the chair of Savilian...
Dates: 1886 - 1937
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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