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Burrard, Sydney Gerald, Sir, 1860 - 1943 (7th Baronet, Surveyor General of India)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on geodesy pendulums, 1874 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/144
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers concerning geodesy pendulumsCorrespondence with Kew Observatory, 1874, concerning the correction of the sidereal clock and the extending of the period of transmission of time signals.Printed extract from Walker's report of the survey of India, 1874.Letter from W. Harkness of the U.S. Naval Observatory concerning pendulum swings at the Transit of Venus stations and asking what base stations to use, 1874.Correspondence with Captain...
Dates: 1874 - 1927
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 solar eclipses, 1896 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/195
Scope and Contents (1) Papers regarding the solar eclipse seen in India, 22 January 1898Bills of tradesmen, hotels and restaurants connected with the solar eclipse, with receipts, 1897.Correspondence concerning the special meeting of the Royal Society on 31 March 1898 to receive preliminary reports on the solar eclipse.Preliminary correspondence and camp arrangements.Preliminary correspondence with the India Office and reports from the meteorological reporter, 1896-1897,...
Dates: 1896 - 1898
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 solar eclipse, 1897 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/198
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse seen in India on 22 January 1898:Photographs of the Sahdol camp, various instruments and the solar eclipse, 1898.Six copies of a map of central India showing the path and direction of totality, 1898. One map is annotated with the positions of manned stations.Two copies of a plan of the camp at Sahdol, a plan of the Astronomer Royal's observing hut, and a world map showing the eclipse parameter worldwide, 1898.Letter from...
Dates: 1897 - 1898
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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