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Correspondence on visitor admissions, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/707

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty and the general public concerning visits to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Indexed volume in four sections: 1. Correspondence with the Admiralty and Admiralty introduction of Visitors; 2. General introduction of visitors; 3. General correspondence about visiting the Royal Observatory; 4. Orders to assistants regarding the reception of visitors.

The correspondents include J. Babinet, S. Bannister, F. Beaufort, J.B. Biot, G.P. Bond, E.W. Brayley, F.F.E. Brünnow, T. Chevallier, W.B. Clark, E. Cowper, A. d'Abbadie, A. de Morgan, J. Drew, W. Elliot, J.F. Encke, G. Everett, W. Farr, H.A.E.A. Fayé, G. Fisher, G.C. Foster, K.F. Gauss, James Glaisher, H.W. Gordon, B.A. Gould, J.W. Grant, R. Grant, C. Grey, A. Hall, W.R. Hamilton, W.S. Harris, J.S. Holden, R.H. Inglis, W.S. Jacob, T. Jarrett, T. Jones, U.J.J. Le Verrier, J.W. Lubbock, E.L. Mathieu, R. Owen, J.B. Pentland, J. Phillips, N.R. Pogson, C. Pritchard, L.A. Quetelet, H.V. Regnault, G. Rennie, F. Ronalds, E. Sabine, W.F. Scott, W.S. Stratford, O. Struve, J.J. Sylvester, T.G. Taylor, R.W. Thomson and D.N.B. Williams.


  • Creation: 1849 - 1854


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:55:35+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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