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

 Person

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on staff reorganisation, 1883 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/10
Scope and Contents (1) Official correspondence, 1883-1896Papers concerning the appointment of staff at the Royal Observatories at Greenwich and the Cape of Good Hope; the general reorganisation of Observatory staff; increases in scales of salary; additions to staff allowance for the Greenwich Observatory; a comparison table showing the difference between existing and proposed staffing levels; and copies of past correspondence between Sir George Airy and J.J. Scudamore on the same subject. The...
Dates: 1883 - 1896
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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Papers on the 28-inch refractor, 1885 - 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/41
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning estimates for the cost of producing the New Refracting Telescope and Dome, including applications to the Treasury for the necessary funds, 1885.Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb concerning the production of the 28" refracting telescope, including copies of the first, second, third and final claims for instalments of payment, 1886.Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb concerning the cost of erecting the New Refracting...
Dates: 1885 - 1894
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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Papers on the Cambridge University Association, 1882 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/250
Scope and Contents Notice of meeting of the Provisional Organizing Committee, 1899.List of members of the Provisional Organizing Committee, 1899.Report of the meeting of the Provisional Organizing Committee, 1899.List of original members of the Cambridge University Association, 1899.Undated list of the benefactors to the University.List of original members, 1900.Statement of the needs of the University, in three booklets, 1900.Notice of the King becoming...
Dates: 1882 - 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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Papers on the International Astrographic Chart, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/135
Scope and Contents Correspondence of David Gill and related papers regarding the International Astrographic Chart, divided into sections by correspondent: Professor Bakhuyzen, Leiden; W.H.M. Christie, Greenwich; Ellery, Melbourne; Professor Foerster, Berlin; J.C. Kapteyn, Groningen; Lord McClaren, Edinburgh; Admiral Mouchez, Paris; Professor C. Pritchard, Oxford; H.C. Russell, Sydney; G.G. Stokes, Royal Society; O. Struve, Pulkova; H.C. Vogel, Potsdam; and the Royal Astronomical Society Committee. These...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Papers on the Solar Physics Committee, 1879 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/205
Scope and Contents Printed papers containing copies of correspondence and a memorial from G. Stokes, B. Stewart and Strachey relating to a proposed committee to report on observations in solar physics, 1879.Preliminary report of the Committee on Solar Physics, 1879.Two copies of a memorandum from the Solar Physics Committee on future work areas, 1887Printed copies of the Report to the Solar Physics Committee, 1890-1896.Copy of an article in the 'Proceedings of the Royal...
Dates: 1879 - 1921
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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Papers on tides and chronology, 1876 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/488
Scope and Contents Works and correspondence concerned principally with the tides and chronology, including J.W. Bosanquet's views on ancient eclipses in 763 and 557 BC; other ancient astronomical events; part of a paper on sonnets by Shakespeare connected to astronomy; J.W. Bosanquet on Hebrew chronology, 997-818 BC; the section on the calendar from the 'Encyclopaedia Britannica'; preparations and correspondence for a polar expedition; a paper, in French, for a proposed international polar expedition by Count...
Dates: 1876 - 1878
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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Scientific correspondence, 1827 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/375
Scope and Contents Airy's personal correspondence on scientific matters with, among others, F.W.A. Argelander, F. Beaufort, J.B. Biot, J.R. Hind, T. Brooke, R.C. Carrington, W. Cubitt, W. Denison, J.F. Encke, H.A.E.A. Fayé, J.D. Forbes, B.A. Gould, H. Goulbourn, J.A. Grunert, P.A. Hansen, S. Herbert, G. Fisher, U.J.J. Le Verrier, O.M. Mitchel, R. Owen, G. Peacock, C. Pritchard, K.L.C. Rümker, A. Sedgwick, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, G.G. Stokes and W. Whewell. The papers include J.C. Adams' application for a...
Dates: 1827 - 1854
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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Stokes: the papers of George Gabriel Stokes

Reference Code: GBR/1058/STO
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection is made up of a series of addresses sent to Stokes upon the occasion of his Jubilee as Lucasian Professor of Mathematics.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1829 - 2020
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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1853 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/389
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes papers on candidates for the Royal Society; correspondence on the printing of T. Catton's observations; Airy's paper on the effect of mountain passes; and reviews by Airy on various scientific works. The correspondents include W.H. Smyth, G.G. Stokes, C.V. Walker, J.G.S. Lefevre, E. Sabine, W. Shanks and J.B.A.L. Elie de Beaumont.

Dates: 1853 - 1854
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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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1862 - 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/392
Scope and Contents Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes nominations for new members; papers on the Royal Society relief fund; papers by Airy on the difference in properties of hot and cold rolled malleable iron in regard to receiving and retaining induced magnetism ('On the strains in beams'; 'The diurnal inequalities of terrestrial magnetism', 1841-1857; and 'First analysis of 177 magnetic storms'); and a paper titled 'Did Sir...
Dates: 1862 - 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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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1865 - 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/393
Scope and Contents Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes nominations for new members; computation of the wave length of light corresponding to spectrum lines; computation of wave lengths; comparison of magnetic disturbances recorded by self-resisting magnetometers; diurnal inequalities of terrestial magnetism as deduced from observations, 1858-1863; magnetic disturbances inferred from galvanic currents; and correspondence with...
Dates: 1865 - 1870
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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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1870 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/396
Scope and Contents Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes E. Sabine and Airy's resignations from the presidency of the Royal Society; papers on the roles of the Royal Society Club and the Philosophical Club; works on meteorology; a report on the Kew Observatory; pendulum observations; a paper on the temperature of the human body; Airy's address to the Royal Society; 'The Spiritualist', 15 February 1872, including an article on...
Dates: 1870 - 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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Transactions with the Royal Society, 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/397
Scope and Contents Papers relating to transactions with the Royal Society, including correspondence with its members. The material includes notices and agendas of Royal Society meetings; council minutes; a report from 'The Morning Post' on a soirée; papers on business to be conducted by the Royal Society; material on the salaries of Royal Society staff; a paper on a new Arctic expedition; reviews of scientific works; and a plan of the Conway and Britannia railway bridges. The correspondents include G.G....
Dates: 1873
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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Visitation papers, 1858 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/13
Scope and Contents Letters concerning the meeting of 5 June 1858.Letters on the practical expulsion of Sir J. South from the Board of Visitors, 1858.Letters relating to the appointment of Professor G.G. Stokes as Visitor, 1858.Letters relating to the appointment of Col. G. Everest as Visitor, 1859.Letters concerning the meeting of 4 June 1859.Letters concerning the meeting of 2 June 1860.Papers introductory to the report to the Board of Visitors, 5 June 1858,...
Dates: 1858 - 1860
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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Visitation papers, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence with J.W. Blakesley concerning the minutes of the Board of Visitors and other matters relating to the Reports, 1878-1880.Correspondence with Professor G.G. Stokes and Professor J.C. Adams on the extent of printing, 1879. Papers and letters relating to the completion of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1879, with two letters referring to the over budget expenses of the Board of Visitors.Correspondence concerning the expenses of the Board of...
Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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