Lubbock, John William, Sir, 1803 - 1865 (3rd Baronet, astronomer and banker)
Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on chronometers, 1859 - 1865
Correspondence on decimal coinage, 1846 - 1858
Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1834 - 1848
Correspondence on observatories, 1834 - 1847
Correspondence on planetary reductions, 1838 - 1847
Correspondence on planetary reductions, including official correspondence with the Government on grants for the reductions and accounts of money paid to computers. There are also reductions of Irish tide observations and accounts and receipts of wages paid out. The correspondents include J. Phillips, J.F.W. Herschel, Viscount Althorp, S.P. Rigaud, T. Spring-Rice, J. Barrow, J.W. Lubbock, F. Beaufort, J. Glaisher and E. Sabine.
Correspondence on reductions, 1833 - 1847
Correspondence concerning requests for reduced lunar observations, etc.; computation of the geocentric places of the planets; instructions and computations for planetary reductions; Bradley's reduced observations; and reductions of the minor planets. The correspondents include J.W. Lubbock, J.C. Adams, W.S. Stratford, J.F. Encke, F. Baily, J. Challis and P.A. Hansen.
Correspondence on Royal Astronomical Society, 1836 - 1848
Correspondence on solar eclipse, 1850 - 1852
Correspondence on standards, 1858 - 1862
Correspondence on standards, 1862 - 1865
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1835 - 1848
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1849 - 1854
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1855 - 1860
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1866 - 1872
Correspondence with the Standards Commission, 1838 - 1848
Correspondence with the following members of the Standards Commission: F. Baily, C.R.D. Bethune, F. Gilbert, Sir J.F.W. Herschel, Sir J.W. Lubbock, J.G.S. Lefevre, W.H. Miller, the Marquis of Northampton, the Revd G. Peacock, the Revd R. Sheepshanks and Lord Wrottesley. The volume includes copies of printed papers from the Standards Commission and several diagrams of spirit barrels.
Correspondence with the Standards Commission, 1848 - 1857
Correspondence with the following members of the Standards Commission: Sir J.F.W. Herschel, J.G.S. Lefevre, Sir J.W. Lubbock, J.C. Miller, the Revd G. Peacock, the Earl of Rosse, the Revd R. Sheepshanks and Lord Wrottesley.
Meteorological observations and papers, 1856 - 1861
Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1835 - 1848
Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1855 - 1856
Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1860 - 1861
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1834 - 1912
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1860 - 1861
Airy's miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, J.B. Biot. C. Brooke, J. Challis, A. d'Abbadie, A. de Morgan, W. Denison, J.D. Forbes, J.P. Gassiot, B.A. Gould, J.F.W. Herschel, J. Hartnup, W. Lassell, J. Lee, U.J.J. Le Verrier, J.W. Lubbock, R. Main, Mr Manners, F. Maxwell, C. Pritchard, L.A. Quetelet, J.D. Runkle, P.A. Secchi, W.H. Smyth, F. Struve, C.B. Vignoles, G.H. Wiedemann, W. Whewell and Mr Whitbread. The papers include a notice of the death of L.A. Quetelet's wife.
Official and scientific correspondence, 1830 - 1832
Airy's official and scientific correspondence, volume 2, including letters from Arago, Auber, Baily, Barrow, Beaufort, Becker, Cooper, De Morgan, Encke, Forbes, Foster, Gambert, Gilbert, Gregory, Hamilton, Harcourt, Henderson, Herschel, Hudson, Hussey, Inman, Innes, Lax, Lubbock, Maclear, Princess Olive, Parrot, Pearson, Quetelet, Robinson, Schumacher, Sheepshanks, Stratford, Taylor, Tiarks and Tyson, with an index to the correspondents at the end. There are a few letters in French.
Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1859 - 1867
The second part of a series on the expedition on board HMS 'Himalaya' to observe the total solar eclipse in Spain on 18 July 1860. The papers consist of correspondence in preparation for the eclipse, including letters by G. Fisher, R. Grant, J.R. Hind, W.S. Jacob, W. Lassell, U.J.J. Le Verrier, Sir J.W. Lubbock, Sir R. Murchison, W. Pole, C. Pritchard and O. Struve. There is also a paper on the eclipse by Johannes von Gumpach.
Papers on Government superintendence, 1861 - 1869
- Metrology 5
- Cape of Good Hope 2
- Coins 2
- Adelaide 1
- Astronomical observatories 1