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Distribution register for Greenwich publications, 1873 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/790

Scope and Contents

A register of the distribution of Greenwich publications, relating mainly to 1873-1871, with one table for 1887-1891. There is an incomplete list of contents at the beginning. This is followed by distribution tables for Greenwich observations, 1873; astronomical results, 1873; magnetic results, 1873; regulations of the Royal Observatory, 1873; the Clock Star list, 1876; reports to the Board of Visitors, 1876-1881; Cape Astronomical results, 1871-1874; the report on the transit of Venus, 1874; meteorological reductions, 1879-1883; the 1882 transit of Venus; the Greenwich 9 year catalogue, 1879-1884; Greenwich astronomical results, 1879 and 1881; the Report to the Board of Visitors, 1879; Everett's reduction of deep-sunk thermometers, 1881; Greenwich astronomical results for 1877 and 1881; distribution of the Clock Star list, 1881; the 1864 catalogue; the 1874 transit of Venus; the Cape catalogue, 1880; the distribution of a report to the Board of Visitors, 1882-1886; the Clock Star list, 1882-1887 and 1893; a description of the Great Equatorial; the distribution of volumes, 1836-1881; the distribution of astronomical results, 1846-1881; the distribution of magnetic and meteorological results, 1848-1881; the distribution of catalogues - 1840, the 12 year catalogues, 1850, 1864 and 1872; the distribution of appendices - instruments and miscellaneous; the distribution of spectroscopic and photographic results; the distribution of miscellaneous publications; Royal Observatory Cape of Good Hope publications; magnetic diagrams, 1841-1876; and the distribution of the Report of the Astronomer Royal to the Board of Visitors, 1887-1891.


  • Creation: 1873 - 1891


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Finding aid date

2006-01-06 11:58:45+00:00

Includes index.

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