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Correspondence of Thomas Maclear, 1828 - 1895

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/54

Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence of Thomas Maclear, including a letter notifying him of his election to the Astronomical Society of London, 14 November 1828, and a petition calling for him to be made a Fellow of the Royal Society, read on 17 March 1831 (he was elected on 8 December 1831). There are also receipts for subscriptions and admission fees to the Royal Society; certificates and diplomas electing Maclear as a corresponding member of various organisations; a printed copy of a review of Alexander von Humboldt's 'Kosmos' by W. Herschel, 1848; and extracts from journals and magazines.

Dates

  • 1828 - 1895

Conditions Governing Access

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).

Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:28:23+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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