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Papers on the Meteorological Council, 1877 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/126

Scope and Contents

Annual reports of meteorological work carried out at the Royal Observatory, 1895-1930.

Monthly reports from the Royal Observatory to the Royal Meteorological Society on recorded minimum and maximum temperatures, 1903-1911.

Balloting lists and notices of lectures and exhibitions for the Royal Meteorological Society, 1877-1894.

Annual reports of meteorological work carried out at the Royal Observatory, 1877-1893.

Correspondence between W. Marriott and the Royal Observatory concerning C. Chambers's work on 'The Meteorology of the Bombay Presidency', 1878.

Letters on the exhibition of 'Whewell's Anemometer' at the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Royal Meteorological Society, 1882.

Catalogue of the exhibits of the Royal Meteorological Society's Third Annual Exhibition of Instruments, 1882.

Letter and reply from J.H. Laughton on the subject of C. Piazzi Smyth's 'Rain Band', 1882.

Letter from G.J. Symons asking permission to use the Royal Meteorological Society's Library, 1886.

Letters from Maxwell Hall concerning nominations for the Royal Meteorological Society, 1888.

Letters from F. Booth and R. White offering to make meteorological observations for the Royal Observatory, 1891.

Letter from the Revd Voysey concerning the exhibition of hygrometric models, 1894.

Notices of Council Meetings, 1901-1908.

Notices of ordinary and general meetings, 1894-1909.

Balloting lists, 1895-1909.

Correspondence with the Meteorological Office concerning the lack of stamps on the covers of the daily weather reports from the Royal Observatory, 1896.

Daily amounts of sunshine at Bunhill Row E C for January to March 1897.

Letters on the opacity of the ball in the Greenwich sunshine recorder, 1897.

Letter concerning the Jubilee of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1899.

Letter of 1899 concerning the lack of printed Royal Observatory magnetical and meteorological observations for the years 1897 and 1898.

Letter concerning the resignation of Robert H. Scott from the Meteorological Office, 1900.

Notification of the nomination of the Astronomer Royal to the Council of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1900.

Letter asking aid to extend membership, with a pamphlet containing a descriptive notice and prospectus of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1909.


  • Creation: 1877 - 1930


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Language of Materials


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Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:43:45+00:00

Includes index.

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