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Dollond, George, 1774 - 1852 (maker of optical and scientific instruments)

 Person

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 72-73
Scope and Contents

Concerning the payment of a bill from Mr Dollond for the transport of his telescope to the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1827-07-07
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 Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1828-09-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 78-78a
Scope and Contents

Concerning payment of Mr Dollond's bill for the transit instrument supplied to the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1828-09-22
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 Patrick Scully to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-08-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 189-191
Scope and Contents

Writing on behalf of Fearon Fallows who was ill, giving news of their activity at Cape Town, of the site of the new observatory, of the difficult conditions in which they had to work, and of the safe arrival of a telescope by Dollond.

Dates: 1822-08-08
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 Peter and George Dollond, London, 1807-10-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/187/42: 1
Scope and Contents

The letter concerns the dispatch of a pocket globe. On the reverse, in Maskelyne's hand, is a sketch relative to Stephen Groombridge's scheme.

Dates: 1807-10-08
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 Rev. Fearon Fallows to Dr Thomas Young, 1823-10-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 133-134
Scope and Contents

Concerning books and papers received, tables sent out, and a meteorological journal; requesting a Dollond repeating altitude and azimuth circle; and reporting on his activities at the Cape, which included collecting mineral specimens on Table Mountain.

Dates: 1823-10-31
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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Letters from George Dollond, 1820 - 1826

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 80-91a
Scope and Contents

Six letters and a copy of an account for instruments supplied.

Dates: 1820 - 1826
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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Note from John Barrow to Dr Thomas Young, 1827-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/48: 74-74a
Scope and Contents

Instructing him to direct Mr Dollond to ship his telescope to the Cape Observatory.

Dates: 1827-07-15
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 meteorology, 1829 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/701
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding, chiefly, meteorological instruments and experiments, with related papers. The volume includes illustrations and a description of G. Dollond's weather instrument for measuring wind, rain, humidity and temperature; material on J.T. Goddard's improved anenometer; instructions for fixing the standard barometer; a piece from the 'Nautical Magazine' on an aneroid barometer; 'Lawson's meteorological thermometer stand'; discussions with J.D. Forbes on one year's...
Dates: 1829 - 1848
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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