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Correspondence with scientific societies, 1859 - 1860

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/408

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with various scientific societies, with related papers. There are reports of committees under the auspices of the British Association; notices, agendas and proceedings for the British Association and its meeting in Aberdeen, and for the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, the London Institution and the Tyneside Naturalists Field Club; a report on the Tyneside Naturalists Field Club in 'The Gateshead Observer'; a plan of Aberdeen; proposals for new premises for the Bury St Edmunds Athenaeum; a paper by the French Archaeological Congress (1860); and Airy's lecture on iron ships and compasses. The correspondents include A. Thomson, E. Sabine, Lord Wrottesley, H.E. Roscoe, J. Tyndall, M. Faraday and K.F.P. von Martius.


  • Creation: 1859 - 1860


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