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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1879 - 1897

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/128

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Letter from the Royal Meteorological Society to the Astronomer Royal regarding discrepancies in sunshine records at Kew and Greenwich, 1896.

0Summary totals of sunshine at Bunhill Row, Greenwich and Kew, 1896.

Undated, unsigned notes regarding the conditions, position, etc., of sunshine recorders [1896].

Comparative record of sunshine at Greenwich and Kew, 1891-1896 inclusive [1896].

Letter, probably to the Royal Meteorological Society, regarding difference in sunshine records, 1897.

Summary sheet of sunshine records for January 1897 sent with the above letter.

Letter from the Royal Meteorological Society offering thanks for solving the sunshine records problem, 1897.

Letter to the Royal Meteorological Society asking for the sunshine records for 1896-1897.

Letter from the Royal Meteorological Society regarding the loan of an anemometer and thanking the Royal Observatory for the sunshine records, 1897.

Summary of sunshine records for Bunhill Row and Kew, 1897.

Letter from William Ellis regarding sunshine records and offering to visit the Royal Observatory to discuss the problem, 1897.

Letter from the Astronomer Royal to W. Ellis inviting him to the Royal Observatory for a discussion, 1897.

Papers relating to the analysis of barometric observations, 1879-1890.

Letter from Major W.H. Rawson regarding the analysis of barometric observations, 1896.

Analysis of the Greenwich Meteorological Observations for 1841-1892, with special reference to the declination of the Moon and Sun, 1896.

Letter from Major Rawson to P. Cowell regarding the analysis for barometric readings, 1896.

Two reprints from the 'Royal Meteorological Journal' giving Major Rawson's analysis, 1896.

Summary of Major Rawson's analysis by an unknown author [1896].

Letter to Major Rawson from P. Cowell giving minor criticisms and acknowledging receipt of his paper, 1896.

Letter from Major Rawson to P. Cowell answering the criticisms of his paper, 1896.

Letter from P. Cowell to Major Rawson regarding the analysis, 1897.

Graph regarding the analysis [1897].

Letter from Major Rawson to P. Cowell regarding the analysis, 1897.

Summary of the annual rainfall on the ground, 1884 (probably an estimate of the annual rainfall over the British Isles).

Letter from the Royal Meteorological Society regarding the change of time signals in the United States of America, 1885.

Letter from Sir George Airy regarding the extension of meteorological observations, 1881.

Letter from G.B. Airy regarding daily sunshine records and anemometer readings, 1882.

Letter from the French Meteorological Service, in French, 1884.

Letter from W. Ellis to the General Post Office regarding poor deliveries and printed paper rates, 1884.

Letter from the General Post Office replying to the above on the subject of paper rates, 1884.

Telegram from the Registrar General at Somerset House regarding the usual meteorological returns, 1884.

Reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1884.

Letter from Somerset House regarding changes to forms, 1886.

Summary of the clearness of nights at Paris, September, October and November 1883-1885, compiled c. 1886.

Summary of the clarity of the night sky for September, October and November 1883-1885, compiled 1888.

Further details regarding the above, 1888.

Summary of the mean amount of cloud cover 1841-1847, compiled 1888.


  • Creation: 1879 - 1897


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Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:43:49+00:00

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