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Hevelius, Johann, 1611-1687 (astronomer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1611-1687

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Copy of a portion of 9597/13/1/117 concerning telescopic sights for use with sextants, copied and annotated by Oldenburg, c 1671 (undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/116
Scope and Contents From the File: This is an album consisting primarily of holograph letters to and from 17th and 18th century scientists, including Collins, Oughtred, Cavendish, Briggs, Fermat, Oldenburg, Halley, Boyle, Wallis and others. There are also some copy letters and other scientific papers.
Dates: c 1671 (undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Letter from Robert Hooke for Johannes Hevelius via Henry Oldenburg., c 1671 (undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/117
Scope and Contents Includes additions in the hand of Oldenburg.
Dates: c 1671 (undated)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Item

Oldenburg's draft Latin translation of Hooke's paper on telescope sights, for Hevelius, 11 May 1660

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/13/5/129
Scope and Contents Original at 9597/13/1/117.
Dates: 11 May 1660
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 File

Ralph Widdrington: Epistolae Cantabrigienses

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6868
Scope and Contents Written in various hands, 70 folios: (fo. 2) title-page; (fo. 4) text of epistles. Among the addressees are Johann Hevelius; King Charles II; Margaret, Duchess of Newcastle; Edward, Earl of Clarendon; William, Duke of Newcastle; Prince Rupert; Tobias Rustat; Sir William Morice; Duke of Buckingham; Edward, Earl of Manchester; Humphrey, Bishop of London; Gilbert, Archbishop of Canterbury; Richard, Archbishop of York; Grand Duke of Tuscany; James, Duke of Monmouth; George Monk; Sir Thomas Hussey;...
Dates: 1650-1669
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