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Visitation papers, 1835 - 1844

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/8

Scope and Contents

Copy of the Royal Warrant, 9 September 1830, and the report of the committee appointed by the Board of Visitors, 4 March 1831.

Letter regarding the nomination of Captain W.H. Smyth as a Visitor, 1835.

Correspondence on the erection of a Magnetic Observatory, 1836.

Correspondence concerning the meetings of the Board of Visitors on 3 June 1837 and 4 December 1837.

Letter regarding a grant of money for the expenses of the Visitors, 1837.

Copy of the Royal Warrant, 27 January 1838.

Letter from S.H. Christie on a meeting of the Board of Visitors, 1838.

Correspondence regarding meetings of Board of Visitors, 5 February 1839 and 1 May 1839, and a letter relating to a copy of the minutes, 1839.

Correspondence, 1840-1841, relating to a meeting of Board of Visitors on 6 June 1840, a proposed meeting of November 1840, and the appointment of M.J. Johnson as Visitor.

Letters concerning a meeting of the Board of Visitors, 5 June 1841.

Letter concerning a meeting of the Board of Visitors, 4 June 1842.

Correspondence relating to meetings of the Board of Visitors, 3 June 1843 and 10 November 1843, with papers relating to the altitude and azimuth instrument, 1843.

Correspondence relating to meetings of the Board of Visitors, 1 June 1844 and 30 November 1844, and the appointment of S.H. Christie as Visitor, with papers and tables relating to lunar reductions, 1844.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1836.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1837.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1838, with notes on a new library catalogue.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1839.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1840.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1841.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1842.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1843, with a scheme for the arrangement of magnetic and meteorological printed observations.

Address and explanation regarding an instrument for the extension of human observations, presented to the Board of Visitors, November 1843.

Report to the Board of Visitors, 1844.

Correspondence concerning the printing and distribution of reports, 1837-1844.

Visitation Dinner invitations and letters, including some from John Pond dated July 1817, and the rest from Airy, 1837-1839.

Visitation Dinner invitations and letters, 1840-1844.

















































Dates

  • 1835 - 1844

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M1/21

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:53:40+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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