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Letters to Humphrey Lloyd, 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 35/182

Scope and Contents

Around 150 letters from various correspondents to Professor Humphrey Lloyd, Provost of Trinity College, Dublin. There are numerous letters from G.B. Airy and Sir John Herschel. Other correspondents include well-known scientists, including John Couch Adams, A.D. Bache, David Brewster, Buys Ballot, John Challis and C.F. Gauss.


  • Creation: 1991


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From the Management Group:

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1 item(s) (1 microfilm)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

An explanatory note by P.S. Laurie, 10 February 1965, is with the microfilm.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were microfilmed by Dr Nathan Reingold of the U.S. Library of Congress. The microfilm was presented to the R.G.O. Archives in September 1999.

Finding aid date

2007-01-30 14:16:57+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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