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Minutes of the Eclipse Committee

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/155

Scope and Contents

Photocopies of minutes of meetings of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society, 10 November 1917 - 12 March 1920 (2 copies) and 14 November 1919, regarding the 'Einstein' eclipse of 29 May 1919.

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Adam Perkins, Cambridge University Library, 15 July 1993 and 8 February 1994. The provenance of the second set of 1917-1920 photocopies is not known.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:15:39+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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