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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1851

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/373

Scope and Contents

Airy's miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, D.F.J. Arago, C. Babbage, G.P. Bond, J. Challis, A.R. Clarke, W. Cubitt, A. de Morgan, W. Denison, J.F. Encke, J.D. Forbes, J.G. Forchhammer, E. Gautier, B.A. Gould, P.A. Hansen, J.F.W. Herschel, G.B.I.T. Libri, G. Peacock, C. Pritchard, L.A. Quetelet, H.V. Regnault, the Earl of Rosse, G.S.G. Santini, H.C. Schumacher, P.A. Secchi, A. Sedgwick, R. Sheepshanks, W.H. Smyth, R. Stephenson, G.G. Stokes, W.S. Stratford, F.G.W. Struve, J. Tyndall, Y. Villarceau and W. Whewell. The papers include a printed pamphlet of letters in French from G.B.I.T. Libri, a printed paper 'on the polarity of Bismuth including an examination of the Magnetic field' by J. Tyndall, and the printed testimonials of J. Tyndall.


  • Creation: 1851


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Language of Materials



Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:41:56+00:00

Includes index.


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