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Parsons, William, 1800 - 1867 (3rd Earl of Rosse, astronomer)

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Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:

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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, 1864 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/15
Scope and Contents Official papers on the Visitation, 1864, and requests from Airy to copy the minutes of the last meeting of the Board of Visitors. The papers date from 1864 to 1865.Correspondence about the interference of a passing railway with the organisation of the Royal Observatory, 1865, including a copy of the half-yearly South Eastern Railway Report of the Directors, 31 August 1865.Letters concerning the death of Professor S.H. Christie, 1865.Letters concerning the appointment...
Dates: 1864 - 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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