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Papers of the Herschel family, 1936

 Sub-Series
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.

Dates

  • 1936

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

24 item(s) (24 microfilms)

Language of Materials

English

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.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.