Papers on societies and institutions, 1893 - 1914
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with the Secretary of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific, 1897-1914, concerning the award of the Bruce Gold Medal to Simon Newcomb, 1898; Arthur Auwers, 1899; David Gill, 1900; G.V. Schiaparelli, 1902; William Huggins, 1904; W.C. Vogel, 1906; E.C. Pickering, 1908; G.W. Hill, 1909; J.H. Poincaré, 1911; J.C. Kapteyn, 1913; and O. Backlund, 1914.
Correspondence and papers relating to the Optical Society, 1905-1910, including notices of meetings, lists of members and correspondence on a optical convention in 1905.
Correspondence with miscellaneous clubs and societies, 1903-1909:
1903: Faraday Society.
1904: Société Belge, Alliance Francais, Bureau des Longitudes and the British Science Guild.
1905: International Congress of Ideology.
1906: General Board of Opticians, South Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, Royal Photographic Society, Urania Society, Union Literary Society and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
1907: Société Belge and Société Astronomique de France.
1908: Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society and the Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society.
1909: Optique Medicate, Optical Society, Leeds Health Congress and the Astronomical and Astrophysical Society of America.
Correspondence with societies, clubs and individuals, 1893-1901: the Imperial Academy of Science; Lewisham and Blackheath Scientific Association; Vanburgh Park Literary Society; Royal Society Club; Library Association; Society of Arts; W. Morley Martin; Toronto Astronomical Society; J.N. Reuter; Académie des Sciences, Paris; and the Société des Astronomiques de France.
- 1893 - 1914
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Language of Materials
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R6, R7 (1)
Finding aid date
- Astronomical Society of the Pacific
- Auwers, Arthur Julius Georg Friedrich von, 1838 - 1915 (astronomer)
- Gill, David, Sir, 1843 - 1914 (Knight, astronomer)
- Huggins, William, Sir, 1824 - 1910 (Knight, astronomer)
- Kapteyn, Jacobus Cornelius, 1851 - 1922 (astronomer)
- Newcomb, Simon, 1835 - 1909 (astronomer)
- Optical Society
- Pickering, Edward Charles, 1846 - 1919 (astronomer and physicist)
- Royal Photographic Society