Adams, L, fl1800 (petitioner to the Board of Longitude)
Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:
Astronomical methods and instruments, 1871 - 1873
Astronomical methods and instruments, 1875 - 1878
Cards of visitors, 1835 - 1852
Personal and business cards of visitors to the Royal Observatory, including B. Donkin, J.V. Lamont, C.V. Walker, W. Siemens, W.H. Smyth, A. d'Abbadie, R.C. Carrington, G.P. Bond, B.A. Gould, W. Cassell and C. Brennicke. A large proportion of the cards belonged to foreign visitors.
Comparisons of north polar distances, 1878 - 1879
Comparisons of north polar distances in the first and second seven year and nine year star catalogues and for circumpolar stars, with corrections to those comparisons. There is a catalogue of 384 transit stars and a short paper by A.M.W. Downing on refraction. The correspondents include W.H.M. Christie, A. d'Abbadie, J.R. Hind, A.V. Auwers, C.P. Smyth, T.H. Safford, E. Dunkin and O. Struve.
Correspondence and theories on geodesy, 1868 - 1873
Correspondence on geodesy, 1862 - 1868
Correspondence on transit of Venus, 1868 - 1881
Correspondence on transit of Venus, 1880
Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1849 - 1854
Miscellaneous astronomical papers, 1871 - 1873
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1846 - 1897
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1834 - 1912
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1849 - 1850
Airy's miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, J.C. Adams, D.F.J. Arago, J.B. Biot, P.H.L. von Boguslowski, J. Challis, W. Cubitt, A. d'Abbadie, J.D. Forbes, J.S. Henslow, J.F.W. Herschel, M.J. Johnson, W. Lassell, U.J.J. Le Verrier, W.H. Miller, J.P. Nichol, G.A.A. Plana, J.C. Ross, the Earl of Rosse, H.C. Schumacher, G.G. Stokes, W.H. Smyth, C.P. Smyth, R. Sheepshanks, F.E.W.V. Struve and W. Whewell.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1850
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1857 - 1859
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.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1856 - 1863
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1862 - 1869
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1864 - 1872
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1873 - 1875
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1875 - 1878
Miscellaneous scientific papers, 1855 - 1856
'Nautical Almanac' correspondence, 1855 - 1859
Correspondence, primarily with J.R. Hind, on the 'Nautical Almanac', with reference to corrections to elements, places of comparison, stars and corresponding lunar observations. There are requests for information on star places for the longitude of Karachi, Pakistan; star positions; solar spots; and the Moon's place. The correspondents include J. Glaisher, A. d'Abbadie, G.P. Bond, R.C. Carrington and R.L.J. Ellery.
Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1860 - 1863
Papers on a total solar eclipse, 1860 - 1864
- Geodesy 2
- India 2
- Algeria 1
- Chronology 1
- Clocks 1