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Correspondence on leave, 1876 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/4

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Admiralty and the Astronomer Royal concerning the latter's requests for leave of absence from the Royal Observatory. The letters relate to two Astronomers Royal: Sir George Airy and Sir William Christie. The papers include a summary of the leaves of absence taken by each Astronomer Royal.


  • 1876 - 1910

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:39:16+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

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