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Visitation papers, 1879 - 1880

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/19

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J.W. Blakesley concerning the minutes of the Board of Visitors and other matters relating to the Reports, 1878-1880.

Correspondence with Professor G.G. Stokes and Professor J.C. Adams on the extent of printing, 1879.

Papers and letters relating to the completion of the observations of the transit of Venus, 1879, with two letters referring to the over budget expenses of the Board of Visitors.

Correspondence concerning the expenses of the Board of Visitors, 1879-1880, with a breakdown of the expenses for both years.

Notes made in preparation for the Report to the Board of Visitors, 1879, including a copy of the printed Report, 1878, with amendments for 1879. There are also notes on the Greenwich Ball, Deal Ball and Westminster Clock; astronomical, spectroscopic and photographic observations; and notes on the number of volumes and their composition.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 7 June 1879, with a printed copy dated 1880.

Notes made in preparation for the report to the Board of Visitors, 1880, including a copy of the printed report for 1879, with amendments for 1880.

Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 6 June 1880, with part of a printed copy.

Correspondence concerning the printing and distribution of reports, 1879-1880.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation of 1879, including a list of Visitors and instructions to the assistants.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation Dinner and General Assembly, 1879, including a list of Visitors.

Correspondence concerning the Visitation of 1880, including a note to the porter concerning the admission of ladies. There is also a list of Visitors and instructions to the assistants.





















Dates

  • 1879 - 1880

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M1/32

Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:54:19+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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