Microfilms of RGO Archives Collections, 1964 - 2004
Scope and Contents
Microfilms of records in the R.G.O. Archives. There are three main series - RGO 1-3 (John Flamsteed, Edmond Halley, James Bradley and Nathaniel Bliss), RGO 6 (G.B. Airy) and RGO 14 (Board of Longitude) - and a fourth, miscellaneous series.
- 1964 - 2004
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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).
358 item(s) (358 microfilms) : microfilm
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
A handlist for RGO 36/3 can be found in the 'RGO Handlist (Staff Desk)' in the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Most of the microfilms were made by the Public Record Office and presented subsequently to the R.G.O. Archives. The remaining microfilms were produced by Cambridge University Library and other institutions.
This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. It was emended in Jan. and Mar. 2009 by Zoe A. Rees and in Sep. 2017 by Dr Emma Saunders.
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