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Stokes, George Gabriel, Sir, 1819 - 1903 (1st Baronet, physicist)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Official correspondence on standards, 1877 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/147
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Board of Trade concerning the custodianship of standards, 1877.Correspondence with H.W. Chisholm, Warden of Standards, 1877.Letter from the Board of Trade concerning arrangements for viewing the weights room, 1877.Copy of the Weights and Measures Bill of 1878, with the Astronomer Royal's comments, 1878.Correspondence with the Board of Trade concerning the Weights and Measures Bill, 1878.Correspondence with G.G. Stokes, Royal...
Dates: 1877 - 1932
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Papers on geodesy pendulums, 1874 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/144
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers concerning geodesy pendulumsCorrespondence with Kew Observatory, 1874, concerning the correction of the sidereal clock and the extending of the period of transmission of time signals.Printed extract from Walker's report of the survey of India, 1874.Letter from W. Harkness of the U.S. Naval Observatory concerning pendulum swings at the Transit of Venus stations and asking what base stations to use, 1874.Correspondence with Captain...
Dates: 1874 - 1927
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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