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Moveable property catalogues, 1831 - 1849

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/54

Scope and Contents

Two undated catalogues of moveable properties, one of which, bound in leather, has had its contents removed, leaving only a note from Airy on the flyleaf.

An undated note on missing 'Philosophical Transactions' notes.

An undated catalogue with some notes by T.G. Taylor.

An undated catalogue with a list of the instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude.

A catalogue in T.G. Taylor's handwriting, with the date 1831 written in pencil.

An inventory made upon John Pond's resignation from the Observatory.

'Catalogue of Manuscripts, Computations and Letters' in T.G. Taylor's handwriting, with a paper by Airy of the corresponding numbers in the 'Catalogues of instruments of 1831 June 4 and 1840 May 15'.

Notes by Airy on instruments not found and an old list of manuscripts.

Catalogue of 15 May 1840, with additions to June 1849.


  • Creation: 1831 - 1849


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-03 10:56:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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