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Correspondence of Thomas Maclear, 1828 - 1895

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.


  • Creation: 1828 - 1895


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Finding aid date

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

Includes index.

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