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Airy, William, 1836-1925 (civil engineer)



  • Existence: 1836 - 1925


William Airy (1836-1925), civil engineer, son of Sir G.B. Airy, Astronomer Royal.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Letter to Wilfred Airy from George B. Airy, 7 May 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10452/1/9
Scope and Contents

Concerning Wilfred's visit to Egypt, the Great Pyramid at Giza, and Alexandria.

Dates: 7 May 1886

Wilfrid Airy: Journals and Notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8498
Scope and Contents

Contain notes mainly on engineering.

Dates: 1862-1912
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