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Paget, Clarence Edward, Lord, 1811 - 1895 (Admiral, MP)

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on meteorological instruments, 1880 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/120
Scope and Contents Correspondence with J.F. Campbell concerning sunshine recordings, including traces on green card from a solar-recording instrument and diagrams, 1881-1883.Correspondence with D. Winstanley, 1881, concerning his instrument for recording the duration and intensity of sunshine, including:1. 'A facsimile of a record of the duration of sunshine made by the Apparatus Winstanley'.2. 'Winstanley's Radiograph: an instrument which records continuously both the duration and the...
Dates: 1880 - 1909
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 on the Deal time ball, 1858 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/621
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the day to day running of the time ball at Deal, its telegraphic communications with Greenwich, and the transfer of ownership from the Admiralty to the South Eastern Railway. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, J. Washington and C.E. Paget.

Dates: 1858 - 1863
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 on visitor admissions, 1861 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/709
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding admissions to visit the Royal Observatory. The volume is divided broadly into requests from the Admiralty to visit the Royal Observatory; introductions on behalf of visitors; personal requests to visit the Observatory, including visits by Prince Arthur and Louis Phillipe d'Orleans; questionnaires for visitors; and instructions to assistants to receive visitors. The correspondents include J. Washington, G.H. Richards, W.G. Romaine, R. Grant, W. Thomson, J.R. Hind, W....
Dates: 1861 - 1866
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 36-inch Yapp Reflector, 1931 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/30
Scope and Contents Papers concerning the installation of the 36-inch Yapp Reflector at Greenwich, including the following material:(1) Miscellaneous materialUndated scroll containing the proposed inscription for the new Yapp Telescope.Envelope of photographs of the 36-inch reflector at Edinburgh, showing the telescope observing carriage and grating, 1931.(2) Correspondence with Hutchinson and Cuff, solicitors, and William Johnston Yapp regarding the 36-inch reflector,...
Dates: 1931 - 1939
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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Register of official letters, 1857 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/787
Scope and Contents

A register of official letters of 17 June 1857 to 2 October 1866. Each letter is numbered by year, and includes the date, address, a brief account of the subject, the number of the enclosures, a brief account of the subject of the enclosures, and an index to the classification under Airy's scheme. The letters are addressed to Lord Clarence Paget, Secretary of the Admiralty, or to the Rt. Hon. H.T. Lowry Corry, and concern financial matters, estimates and bills.

Dates: 1857 - 1866
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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