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South America

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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Blackbird while in nest..., 1867-08-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 84.2: 4r
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[on reverse of proofs of 'Variation' pp 52-[??]]


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin; on reverse of proofs of 'Variation' pp 52-[??] [published vol. 2 pp 166-[?]] on reverse of proofs of 'Fertilisation' pp 52-[??] dated 19 July / incorrect identification


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Dates: 1867-08-01 - 1882-04-30
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Conrad Martens: Sketchbooks on board HMS Beagle

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7983-7984
Dates: 1833-1835
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Copy of a letter to Captain Wilson concerning the delivery of a chronometer to HMS Tribune, for conveyance to HMS Heron, 1828-04-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 42v/2
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Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.

Dates: 1828-04-20
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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1957 - 1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/780
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, S-Z, including the following items:Saudi Arabia: correspondence regarding the setting up of a large telescope in Riyadh, and minutes and correspondence concerning a special committee to advice Riyadh University.South America: correspondence with the National Observatory of Argentina.Spain: correspondence regarding the Seville Observatory and its lease by the Royal Greenwich Observatory from the Jesuit...
Dates: 1957 - 1968
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Galapagos Insects, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B7
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Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin Insects / In these genera two of the islands have each their own species


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Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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Lectures, 1972-08 - 1975-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN 3/2
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Includes: "Some Aspects of Clandestinity"; "Techniques of Personal Survival" ; "Four Sad South American Stories"; "Violence and its Practitioner"; "Out of the Red?".

Dates: 1972-08 - 1975-08
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NS I Chap 4-17 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 32r
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Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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NS I Chap 7-6 Note

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 3
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NS I Glacial Period-17 Note, 1861-03-23

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E26
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Suppose world shortly before Glacial to have had present temperature


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1861-03-23
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Papers on determining galvanic longitudes, 1878 - 1888

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/640
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning proposals and operations to determine, with the assistance of the Royal Observatory, the longitude of Lisbon, Leiden, the Cape Observatory, Gibraltar, places in Australia, New Zealand and Egypt, and Mauritius; and the difference in longitude between Malta and Bombay. The papers include errors of the Greenwich clock; observations of telegraph signals; J.W. Green's abstract of the Greenwich - Lisbon - South American longitudes; the exchange and summary of...
Dates: 1878 - 1888
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Papers on transit of Venus, 1870 - 1882

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/275
Scope and Contents Reports and charts on the stations for the transit of Venus, 1874. The reports include miscellaneous information on Egypt; the topography of New Zealand around Christchurch; the meteorology of New Zealand; the advantages of the province of Otago; the differences of longitudes in New Zealand; the longitude of Wellington; the advantage of Hobart Town; the topography and meteorology of Kerguelen Island; and the topography of Prince Edward and Crozet Islands and of the Sandwich Islands. The...
Dates: 1870 - 1882
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Press cuttings, October 1959-July 1960, 1959 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/DSND 7/5
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Includes cuttings relating to Sandys' visits to South America, January-February 1960, and Sweden, June 1960

Dates: 1959 - 1960
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open to researchers. Information about closures can be obtained from Churchill Archives Centre.
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South America, 1922 - 1966

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 4/27-28
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Speeches on Latin America, 1950-08 - 1969-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/JAKN 1/1