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Visitation papers, 1858 - 1860

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/13

Scope and Contents

Letters concerning the meeting of 5 June 1858.

Letters on the practical expulsion of Sir J. South from the Board of Visitors, 1858.

Letters relating to the appointment of Professor G.G. Stokes as Visitor, 1858.

Letters relating to the appointment of Col. G. Everest as Visitor, 1859.

Letters concerning the meeting of 4 June 1859.

Letters concerning the meeting of 2 June 1860.

Papers introductory to the report to the Board of Visitors, 5 June 1858, including figures on the level errors of the transit circle compared with temperatures, 1857. The papers also include the report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 5 June 1858.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 4 June 1859.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 2 June 1860.

Address of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 10 May 1860.

Remarks on a paper by A. Marth titled 'On the Polar Distances of the Greenwich Transit circle', 'Astronomische Nachrichten', nos 1260-1263, addressed to the members of the Board of Visitors by Airy, 13 September 1860.

Correspondence concerning the printing and distribution of reports to the Board of Visitors, 1858-1860.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation Dinners, 1858-1860.























Dates

  • 1858 - 1860

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M1/26

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:53:58+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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