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Herschel, Caroline Lucretia, 1750 - 1848 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Caroline Herschel, 1848 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/8/10
Scope and Contents Print of an engraving.
Dates: 1848 - 1900
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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Correspondence and observations on solar eclipse, 1867 - 1869

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/122
Scope and Contents Correspondence and observations relating to the total solar eclipse of 17-18 August 1868. The first part of the volume deals with the preparations for an expedition to India to observe the eclipse, the acquisition of new instruments, the financial arrangements, and diplomatic approval from the India Office, including a letter from the Under Secretary, H. Merivale. There are pieces on the Austrian and French expeditions and discussions with Major J.F. Tennant on the observations to be taken and...
Dates: 1867 - 1869
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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Letter book containing outgoing correspondence, 1782 - 1810

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/9
Scope and Contents Outgoing correspondence regarding many astronomical and nautical subjects, including accounts with printers, the production of the 'Nautical Almanac', expeditions to Australia, a reward for a method of making glass of a sufficient quality for instruments, the trial of various timepieces and their employment on board Royal Navy vessels, replies to projectors proposing various methods of finding longitude at sea, and instructions for astronomers (including William Gooch on board the Daedalus [RGO...
Dates: 1782 - 1810
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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Letter from John Frederick William Herschel to [H. von Boguslawski, Prussia], 1844-05-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 95/2
Scope and Contents Letter written on behalf of his aunt [Caroline Herschel] thanking him for sending a letter on her 95th birthday and sheets of his new astronomical ephemeris ‘Uranus’, and also discussing Halley’s Comet.
Dates: 1844-05-06
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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Letter from Sir James South to the Board of Longitude, 1828-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 312-313
Scope and Contents Concerning observations made by South and Herschel.
Dates: 1828-04-03
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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Lists of institutions and persons receiving Board of Longitude publications, 1781

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/324: 26v-27v
Scope and Contents From the File: A diary of work performed on the 'Nautical Almanac' and arrangements for its compilation and publication.
Dates: 1781
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 of the Herschel family, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/170
Scope and Contents Microfilms of the letters, observations and other papers of Caroline Herschel, Sir J.F.W. Herschel and Sir William Herschel.
Dates: 1936
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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