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Papers of the Herschel family, 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/170

Scope and Contents

Microfilms of the letters, observations and other papers of Caroline Herschel, Sir J.F.W. Herschel and Sir William Herschel.


  • Creation: 1936


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


24 item(s) (24 microfilms)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the Herschel papers in 'Memoirs of the Royal Astronomical Society', Vol. 85, pp. 53-90, is with the microfilms and was the basis for this description. Where titles have been taken verbatim from the original manuscripts, as recorded in this catalogue, they are given within apostrophes.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original papers are held by the Royal Astronomical Society.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:16:24+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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