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Correspondence with scientific societies, 1868 - 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/413

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with various scientific societies, with related papers. There are reports of the Alnwick Scientific and Mechanical Institution; several pieces in the 'Journal of the Society of Arts' relating to the Institution of Naval Architects; S. Birch's address to the Society of Biblical Archaeology; a review of the French Academy of Sciences and the Danish Society of Sciences; the proceedings of the Antwerp Geophysical Congress; the claim of the Scottish Meteorological Society to a government grant, made in the 'Scotsman'; papers on the annual meetings of the Institution of Naval Architects, in 'Iron'; programmes for the Institution of Naval Architects, the Batavian Society and the Royal Institution; the prospectus for a Scientific Societies Club; writing on the Seaham Natural History Society in the 'Seaham Weekly News'; the constitution and address by C.W. Siemens to the Society of Telegraph Engineers; and papers on the foundation and objectives of the Victorian Institute, with a paper by J.H.T. Titcomb that was laid before the institute. The correspondents include L.A. Quetelet, G.D. Liveing, J.G. Bonney, C.E. Delaunay, A. de Morgan, F. Guthrie and F.J. Bolton.


  • Creation: 1868 - 1873


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1 archive box(es) (1 box)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:43:18+00:00

Includes index.

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