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Papers on the solar eclipse, 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/200

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the solar eclipse seen in Portugal on 28 May 1900:

Pamphlets concerning the eclipse expedition, Cooke's Tours, etc., 1900.

'Nautical Almanac Circular', No. 17, and a United States Weather Department report on the probable sky state, 1900.

Correspondence with the Admiralty, Treasury and Hydrographer concerning arrangements for travelling, money, the loan of watches and travelling claims, 1900.

Correspondence with the Portuguese Government and the Lisbon Observatory, 1900.

Correspondence with Maures and Co., Orporto, concerning travel arrangements, customs facilities, etc., 1900.

Correspondence with Willesden Paper Canvas Works concerning the purchase of canvas for huts at Ovar, 1900.











Dates

  • 1900

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

Q3 (9)

Related Materials

Further material on the eclipse can be found in RGO 7/199.

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:46:25+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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