Visitation papers, 1845 - 1848
Scope and Contents
List of members of the Board of Visitors and the Visitation, 1845, and correspondence relating to the increase in the number of impressions of the magnetic and meteorological observations, 1845-1846.
Letters concerning the Visitation of 6 June 1846.
Correspondence concerning the meeting of the Board of Visitors, 18 June 1846, and the interview with Mr Gladstone on the subject of colonial observations.
Correspondence concerning the meeting of the Board of Visitors, 29 June 1846.
Correspondence concerning the Visitation of 5 June 1847, with several introductory papers about Lerebour's large telescope. The papers date from 1846 to 1847.
Letters regarding appointing Dr W. Whewell as one of the Visitors, 1847.
Correspondence concerning the meeting of 15 January 1848, and a letter about the new transit circle. The papers date from 1847 to 1848.
List of Visitors, 1848, and letters of Visitation for the date 3 June 1848.
Note by J. Lubbock about printing the results of the astronomical observations separately, 1848.
Correspondence concerning the meeting of the Board of Visitors, 1 December 1848, including some notes, 1848.
Report to the Board of Visitors, 7 June 1845.
Report to the Board of Visitors, 6 June 1846.
Report to the Board of Visitors, 5 June 1847.
Address to the individual members of the Board of Visitors, 30 November 1847, including calculations under the heading 'Computations of the Nutation in NPD of Gamma Draconis on January 1'.
Address to the Board of Visitors, 20 December 1847.
Address to the Board of Visitors, 12 May 1848.
Address to the Board of Visitors, 3 June 1848.
Notes of explanation of a proposed construction of a zenith sector, including diagrams, 1848.
Letters concerning the distribution of printed copies of the reports to the Board of Visitors, 1845-1848.
Correspondence concerning the Visitors' Dinner, 7 June 1845, and letters concerning Visitations and Dinners, 1845-1848.
- 1845 - 1848
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