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Huggins, Sir William, 1824-1910 (Knight, astronomer)



  • Existence: 1824 - 1910


Sir William Huggins (1824-1910), knight; astronomer

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Darwin Medal correspondence, 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/A.53
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Royal Society notifying Bateson that he had been awarded the Darwin Medal for 1904, along with letters of congratulations.

Correspondents congratulating Bateson on the award include Francis Darwin, [Adam] Sedgwick, William Huggins, Edith Rebecca Saunders, Alfred Newton, Charles S. Myers, F.D. Godman, Oliver Lodge, Marion Bidder, and Daniel T. MacDougal.

Dates: 1904
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 Item — Box: MS Add.7655/I-III: Box 1

Letter from Sir William Huggins to J.C. Maxwell, 1 Oct. 1874 (SLP 526n)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/II/87
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A principal series of scientific correspondence, drafts and notes totalling 242 items, letters written to J.C. Maxwell from many scientists and institutions of Maxwell's day dating from his early days at Cambridge University until the day of his death.

Dates: 1 Oct. 1874 (SLP 526n)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue