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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on academic works, 1847 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/465
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on various academic works, including W.H. Stevenson's thoughts on hydrogen, gas and water; E.W. Brayley's injury to book bindings by gas; and R.S. Poole's places of the sun and moon's longitude in regard to ancient Egyptian chronology. There are papers by F. Coxworthy on the influence of electricity in regard to various scientific phenomena; M. Faraday's galvanic experiments; Airy's essays on the route of the Israelites during the Exodus; a small map of North Canada...
Dates: 1847 - 1850
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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Papers on buildings and grounds, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/48
Scope and Contents Notes and letters regarding the archaeology of the buildings and grounds of the Royal Observatory, 1849.Letter concerning H. Lloyd's levelling to the standard plate in the Old Transit Room, 1849.Letters concerning money grants for the Record Room, 1853.Correspondence concerning the erection of New Record Rooms, 1853-1854.Correspondence concerning small damages made to the buildings of the Royal Observatory, 1849-1854.Letters concerning small...
Dates: 1849 - 1854
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).