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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Greenwich Star Catalogues and Ledgers, predominantly 1840s-1910s

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 129
Scope and Contents

These volumes contain a variety of standardised pro formas on which the reduction of stellar observations have been made. The forms seem to have been completed whilst loose and to have been bound up at a later date.

Dates: predominantly 1840s-1910s
Conditions Governing Access: N.B. PLEASE ORDER 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE. Some items in this collection are very large making them awkward to handle. Many also exhibit signs of red rot degradation. Requests for access may be directed to the Royal Greenwich Observatory Archivist by sending an email to Three items/ sets of items noted as additions in the manuscript draft catalogue (''New Constants for Uncatalogued Stars, Greenwich Twelve Year Catalogues of Stars, Annual Catalogues 1877-1886'') were not found on the shelf at cataloguing in 2011.

Skye Catalogues, 1895-1904

Reference Code: GBR/590/HRKR/02/03
Scope and Contents From the Series:

The series comprises numbered and un-numbered field notebooks;specimen catalogues; sketchbooks, photograph albums, and maps.

Dates: 1895-1904
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Geological Conservation Unit [A.G Brighton and Colin Forbes Building] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required. Please contact the Museum to ask about the collection or to make an appointment.

Specimen Catalogues, 1949-1991

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC/05
Scope and Contents

This series includes handwritten and typed specimen catalogues, many of which were written after the specimens arrived in the UK. There are also cabinets of index cards. The original handwritten specimen lists (often with accompanying location and photographic catalogues) can be located within the Expedition files (ref. CSEC 2).

Dates: 1949-1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.