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Papers on the solar eclipse, 1900

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.


  • Creation: 1900


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


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.



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