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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 45 Collections and/or Records:

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 Fonds

Adams: Notebooks and papers of Edgar Tarry Adams

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/ADA
Dates: 1901-1925 mainly
Found in: Downing College
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Admiralty papers on chronometers, 1825 - 1830

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a complete set of astronomical observation ledgers, with clock error notes, computation ledgers, star catalogues, weather records and correspondence. There are observations of comets, including measurements taken of Encke's Comet, 1828, and Halley's Comet, 1835, and observations of rockets, made with Sir James South in 1831. The papers include Pond's measurements for his work on the proper motions of stars, stellar parallax and other subjects, as well as substantial...
Dates: 1825 - 1830
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Correspondence on chronometers, 1821 - 1835

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a complete set of astronomical observation ledgers, with clock error notes, computation ledgers, star catalogues, weather records and correspondence. There are observations of comets, including measurements taken of Encke's Comet, 1828, and Halley's Comet, 1835, and observations of rockets, made with Sir James South in 1831. The papers include Pond's measurements for his work on the proper motions of stars, stellar parallax and other subjects, as well as substantial...
Dates: 1821 - 1835
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Correspondence regarding the recalculation of observations made on HMS Investigator, 1811 - 1814

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/68: 38-67
Scope and Contents

Seventeen letters from Captain Matthew Flinders, his brother Lieutenant Samuel Ward Flinders, the astronomer John Crosley, Captain Thomas Hurd and the Astronomer Royal, John Pond. Also included are copies of relevant minutes of the Board of Longitude, a proposal by Captain Flinders that the whole of the calculations for the voyage should be calculated, and a petition by Samuel Ward Flinders for remuneration for work he had done on the observations.

Dates: 1811 - 1814
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Correspondence with the Admiralty, 1821 - 1826

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a complete set of astronomical observation ledgers, with clock error notes, computation ledgers, star catalogues, weather records and correspondence. There are observations of comets, including measurements taken of Encke's Comet, 1828, and Halley's Comet, 1835, and observations of rockets, made with Sir James South in 1831. The papers include Pond's measurements for his work on the proper motions of stars, stellar parallax and other subjects, as well as substantial...
Dates: 1821 - 1826
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John Harrison’s ‘Marine Timekeepers’ stamps: presentation pack and first day cover, 1993-02-16

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 97/13-14
Scope and Contents

Presentation pack containing four stamps of John Harrison’s Marine Timekeeper No.4 (24p, 28p, 33p and 39p) and a Harrison information sheet.

Also, first day cover with printed images of Harrison and a ship at sea; the four 'Marine Timekeepers’ stamps are affixed and postmarked by the British Philatelic Bureau, Edinburgh.

Dates: 1993-02-16
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Letter from Andrew Snape Hamond to the editor of The Times, 21 October 1850

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/49
Dates: 21 October 1850
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