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Meteorology

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:

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Barometric readings, 1834-02-01 - 1834-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/181
Scope and Contents

A meteorological journal containing barometric readings taken at sunrise, noon, sunset and midnight.

Dates: 1834-02-01 - 1834-12-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC), La Palma: publications, 1984 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 189
Scope and Contents

This series comprises publications of meteorological data and of catalogues of observations of the stars and planets obtained with the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC). The publications were produced by the Real Instituto y Observatorio de la Armada en San Fernando, Copenhagen University Observatory and Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge, and latterly, solely by ROA.

Dates: 1984 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle, La Palma: meteorological data, 1984 - 1996

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 189/1
Scope and Contents

A series of booklets containing measurements of the meteorological conditions, astronomical seeing and atmospheric extinction made at the site of the Carlsberg Automatic Meridian Circle (CAMC) in the Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos, La Palma, Islas Canarias.

Dates: 1984 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on magnetism and meteorology, 1945 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/119
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetism and meteorology, including correspondence with Messrs Jackson and Phillips, Madrid, Spain, 1946-1947, regarding the Kew unifiliar magnetometer and dip indicator, including an attached galvanometer, for a new geophysical observatory in Spain; a list of Royal Observatory instrument requirements, 1945; and correspondence regarding a silica coating for astronomical mirrors, 1947, including a communication from the Naval Scientific Service on 'The United States...
Dates: 1945 - 1947
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on magnetism and meteorology, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/124
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding magnetism and meteorology, including an illustration and translation of a leaflet, sent by H.V. Skan to the Astronomer Royal, concerning a 'Radiation Balance Meter' being manufactured by Dr B. Lange in Berlin.

Dates: 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological instruments, 1937 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/118
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding meteorological instruments, including correspondence with Negretti and Zambra, scientific instrument-makers, regarding a 'Distant Reading Thermograph'.

Dates: 1937 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological instruments, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/123
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding meteorological instruments, including a letter from H.G. Barker to the Meteorological Office regarding a large Stevenson Screen and the Dines anemo-biograph, and a request to the Admiralty from J.H. Whale for a rain recorder for Herstmonceux.

Dates: 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological instruments, 1880 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/120
Scope and Contents Correspondence with J.F. Campbell concerning sunshine recordings, including traces on green card from a solar-recording instrument and diagrams, 1881-1883.Correspondence with D. Winstanley, 1881, concerning his instrument for recording the duration and intensity of sunshine, including:1. 'A facsimile of a record of the duration of sunshine made by the Apparatus Winstanley'.2. 'Winstanley's Radiograph: an instrument which records continuously both the duration and the...
Dates: 1880 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological observations, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/391
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Meteorological Office regarding the discontinuing of regular observations at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1952 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorological results, 1875 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/704
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Meteorological Commission and Meteorological Society relating to the publication of meteorological results. The papers include notes for the Treasury Committee to report on certain questions relating to the Meteorological Committee; grants to the Meteorological Committee; a report of the Meteorological Committee of the Royal Society; comparisons, discussions and results of the Kew and Greenwich meteorological observations; the report of the Committee on the Greenwich...
Dates: 1875 - 1878
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1951 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/387
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Royal Observatory's Meteorological Enclosure and instruments, including letters regarding a Stevenson Screen in the Altazimuth Building at Greenwich, 1951.

Dates: 1951 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/389
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding reports sent to the Royal Observatory concerning meteorological phenomenon, including sightings of meteors, waterspouts, sun pillars, fire balls, solar and lunar haloes and the aurora borealis.

Dates: 1937 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1945 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/390
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding weather conditions and reports given by the Royal Observatory, including requests from solicitors and insurance companies for this information.

Dates: 1945 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1950 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/396
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding meteorology, including a memorandum on the units and standards of measurement employed at the National Physical Laboratory, 1950.

Dates: 1950 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1902 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/124
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence with the general public on meteorological matters, including a pamphlet on 'The use of Wind-Power in Village Water Supply'.

Dates: 1902 - 1903
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology, 1895 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/113
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and some related papers concerning meteorology, indexed and divided into the following sections: Meteorological Office - London; Meteorological Commission - Cape Town; Local Correspondence and Information Given; Instruments; Officers of Her Majesty's Ships; and Miscellaneous.

Dates: 1895 - 1906
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on meteorology and meteor showers, 1879 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/112
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meteorology and the sighting of meteor showers, divided into eight sections:Correspondence between D. Gill and the Meteorological Office, London, regarding the supply of equipment, barometers, etc., to the Cape Observatory, 18 March 1879 - 5 April 1884.Correspondence between D. Gill, the Meteorological Commission and various individuals on the preparation of annual weather reports and measurements made, 30 May 1879 - April 1895.Correspondence...
Dates: 1879 - 1895
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Meteorological Enclosure, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/276
Scope and Contents

A letter from the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty, to the Astronomer Royal, 21 April 1951, and a letter from H.G. Barker, Secretary for the Astronomer Royal, to B. O'Rorke, 15 July 1953, regarding the Meteorological Enclosure at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1951 - 1953
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with the Meteorological Office, 1939 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/392
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Meteorological Office and other papers regarding meteorological studies and related subjects, including the following items:Correspondence with the Air Ministry Meteorological Research Committee, 1946.Notes on a proposed method of estimating temperature at high altitudes by measuring the time sound takes to travel between an explosion point in the air and the Earth's surface, 1946.Suggested method for using long-range projectiles for the...
Dates: 1939 - 1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Francis John Welsh Whipple: Notes and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8075
Scope and Contents

Observations, notes and drafts, with related correspondence.

Dates: 1844-1943
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Gordon Manley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8386
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Manley's work in England and overseas

Dates: 1920-1980 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Greenwich meteorological reductions, 1848 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/698
Scope and Contents Reductions of the Greenwich meteorological observations, 1848-1868. The volume includes Airy's request for a £100 grant to reduce the meteorological observations; notes on reducing the observations; interim reports on the state of temperature reductions, 1848-1868, and barometer reductions, 1854-1873; government cereal and harvest statistics; correlation of harvest statistics and meteorological observations; and two copies of draft interpretations of the reductions of the temperature...
Dates: 1848 - 1879
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Journal 2, 1905 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 75/2
Scope and Contents No index is included in this volume. The journal contains tables of plates in groups dated 1855-1875 (20 years), 1955-1900 (45 years), and 1855-1925 (70 years), catalogues of spare and duplicate plates, remarks and comparisons, verification of Kapleyn’s results, a meteorological record from Jan. 1905 to July 1908, and memoranda. It also includes mention of Franklin-Adams’ machines for counting stars and drawing precision lines, from lists of books published and cut out and entered into this...
Dates: 1905 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letter regarding a rain recorder, 1953-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/98
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from the Astronomer Royal to the Hydrographer of the Navy, Admiralty, regarding a rain recorder for Herstmonceux.

Dates: 1953-07-15
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Memoranda on meteorological instruments, 1883 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/48
Scope and Contents Various memoranda concerning meteorological instruments:1. Refraction through glass stem of photographic thermometers.2. Positive potential - Thompson's (electrometer).3. Osler's anemometer.4. Comparison of sunshine instruments.5. Osler's anemometer pressure scale from 1893.6. Breakage of the solar radiation thermometer.7. Comparison of the altazimuth thermometer with the standard.8. Examination of Robinson's...
Dates: 1883 - 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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