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Correspondence with scientific societies, 1857 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/407

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with various scientific societies, with related papers. The papers include notices, agendas, minutes and proceedings for the British Association and the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society; H. Lloyd's presidential address to the British Association; reports on magnetism and meteorological observatories and the Kew Committee; R. Owen's address to the British Association; Airy's lecture and demonstrations on astronomy to the Bury St Edmunds Athenaeum, with a poster and plan for the meeting; material on a meeting of the Royal Scottish Society of Arts; and the rules and membership of the Surrey Archaeological Society. The correspondents include W.H. Smyth, W.E. Logan, E. Sabine, A. Thomson, R. Ransome, C.P. Smyth and T. Sopwith.


  • Creation: 1857 - 1858


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:43:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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