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Flamsteed, John, 1646-1719 (astronomer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1646-1719

Found in 119 Collections and/or Records:

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A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/83-84
Scope and Contents Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/85.
Dates: July 1708
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

A Meeting of the Gentlemen to whom his Royal Highness the Prince hath referred the care of printing of Mr Flamsteed's Astronomical Papers, July 1708

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/85
Scope and Contents Another copy at Add. 9597/13/6/83-84.
Dates: July 1708
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Abstract of the Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/81-82
Scope and Contents From the Series: This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.
Dates: 17 November 1706
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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An Accompt of the charges of printing Mr Flamsteed's Historia Caelestis and preparing and correcting the Manuscript Copy thereof, 13 January 1715 (1715/16)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/75
Scope and Contents From the Series: This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.
Dates: 13 January 1715 (1715/16)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Series

An Account of the Expenses of Printing Mr John Flamsteed's Observations by order of his Royall Highness the Prince, c 1705-c 1715

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.11: 22-24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1705-c 1715
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Arthur Tansley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Tansley
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised of biographical materials (mainly about or rembrances of Tansley), notes and notebooks used by Tansley for field notes, manuscripts and notes for Tansley's book and lectures and psychology, correspondence and other materials relate to publications, material related to lectures and broadcasts (the latter of which Tansley may not have been involved in), documentation of Tansley's involvement in various Societies and Organisations (he had key roles in several), material...
Dates: 1854-2008
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
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Articles for Printing Flamsteed's 'Historia Coelestis Britannica', 17 November 1706

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/6/78-80
Scope and Contents From the Series: This category contains the manuscript letters in the Macclesfield collection excluding the Newton holographs and letters to Newton. It also contains a few other items which were bound alongside these letters.
Dates: 17 November 1706
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Series

Astronomical communications from Flamsteed, including longtitudes and latitudes of stars for 1686, and of 21 stars compared with the comet of 1680, c 1695-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3969.1: 1-9
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Astronomical notes, communications, observations and tables received from Flamsteed, Halley, de Louville, Pound and others, in various hands, including some notes in Newton's hand.
Dates: c 1695-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Copies of Letters by Newton, Halley and Flamsteed, c 1710 (Dates of original letters range from 1680 to 1798.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/2
Scope and Contents Unknown hand, later annotated by Jones
Dates: c 1710 (Dates of original letters range from 1680 to 1798.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
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Copies of Letters from Edmund Halley to Isaac Newton and Thomas Molyneux, and from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 28 November 1696.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.31: 417-433
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letter dated 28 November 1696.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copies of Letters from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 11 October 1694.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.26: 325-389
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letter dated 11 October 1694.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copies of letters from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letters dated from 11January to 21 March 1695/6.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.30: 413-416
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated from 11January to 21 March 1695/6.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copies of Miscellaneous Newton Correspondence, c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1676.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.16: 180-217
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1676.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copies of Papers concerning the Publication of Flamsteed's Historiae Coelestis, c 1880 (Original letters dated from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.37: 460-472
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated from 23 January 1704/5 to 19 July 1708.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copy Letters from Flamsteed to Newton, c 1880-9 Septemberc 1880 (Original lettersdated from 27 December 1684 to 9 September 1686.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.18: 221-238
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880-9 Septemberc 1880 (Original lettersdated from 27 December 1684 to 9 September 1686.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copy Letters of Newton and Various Correspondents, c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1715-1716)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.44: 563-578
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letters dated c 1715-1716)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copy of a letter from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 7 September 1694.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.24: 320-322
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letter dated 7 September 1694.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Copy of a letter from John Flamsteed to Isaac Newton, c 1880 (Original letter dated 19 September 1695.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.28: 393
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: c 1880 (Original letter dated 19 September 1695.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.
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Draft Letter from Isaac Newton to John Flamsteed, 24 March 1711 (1710/11.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4006.18: 38-39
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: 24 March 1711 (1710/11.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Draft Letter from John Flamsteed Sir Isaac Newton, 27 December 1681

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3979.5
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: 27 December 1681
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Draft Letter from Sir Isaac Newton to John Flamsteed, 12 April 1681 (The final copy of this letter was sent on 16 April)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3979.3
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.
Dates: 12 April 1681 (The final copy of this letter was sent on 16 April)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Equations of the Moon's Apogee (table by Newton for Flamsteed), c 1695-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3969.3: 18
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Astronomical notes, communications, observations and tables received from Flamsteed, Halley, de Louville, Pound and others, in various hands, including some notes in Newton's hand.
Dates: c 1695-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Flamsteed's Lunar Observations 1677 and 1685, c 1695-c 1720

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3969.2: 10-17
Scope and Contents Two copies by Flamsteed, one by Newton
Dates: c 1695-c 1720
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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George Edward Moore: Personal Papers and Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8330
Scope and Contents MS.Add.8330 contains Moore's personal and family papers, and his correspondence (sections 1-9), as well as books from his library (section 17).
Dates: 1873-1974
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Lecture tours for the English-Speaking Union, 1960-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8237
Scope and Contents Papers arising from 3 tours of cities in the midwestern and southern United States in 1961, 1962, and 1963.
Dates: 1960-1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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