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Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/13

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related papers concerning magnetism, including the following material:

Correspondence regarding instruments, such as declination magnometers, 1951.

Correspondence with the National Coal Board regarding Abinger declination traces and magnetograms, 1950.

Correspondence with George Phillip and Son Ltd regarding the north magnetic pole, 1950.

Programme for the demonstration of the Total Force Magnetic Variometer at Airwork Ltd, Langley Airport, 1948.

Notes of the meeting to discuss the research and development of airborne magnetometers, 1948.

Correspondence with C. Kutter, Switzerland, regarding the magnetic north pole, 1945.

List of the annual mean values of the magnetic elements at the three principal magnetic observatories in the British Isles, 1935-1944, compiled 1945.

Correspondence with A. Duperier regarding cosmic rays, 1945.

Correspondence with the Geological Survey Office, Dublin, 1944.

Correspondence regarding concepts in the subject of magnetism, 1938.

Correspondence with the Hydrographer regarding the Barrow dip circle and Unifilar magnometer, 1937.

Correspondence with Sir E. John Russell regarding a Romano-British temple of the 1st century A.D., 1937.

Correspondence with Vyvyan Richards regarding the life of Columbus, 1937.

Correspondence with E.R. Moulton Barrett regarding the Kew Magnemometer, 1937.

Correspondence with Luciano Benjamin de Viveiros regarding the riches of the ultraviolet rays, 1937.


  • Creation: 1937 - 1951


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Language of Materials


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Finding aid date

2006-04-24 14:54:29+00:00

Includes index.

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