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Dehra Dun

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Letter from John Eccles to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Dehra Dun, 1893-03-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 4040
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Letter from John Eccles to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Dehra Dun


Dates: 1893-03-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.

Papers on longitudes and latitudes, 1885 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/262
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the determination of the 129th Meridian, 1918-1928, comprised mostly of correspondence from Australia.Papers regarding the latitude variation of Dehra Dun, India, 1929-1931.Papers regarding the debate on the unification of astronomical, nautical and civil days into a universal 24-hour day, 1885-1897. There is a newspaper cutting from the 'Shipping Gazette and Ll...' [Lloyds List] of 11 February 1897 and several other printed papers and...
Dates: 1885 - 1931
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

RO and RGO Solar Plates, 1918 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 50
Scope and Contents RGO 50 is the product of a solar observation programme begun in 1873 at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich and continued, from 1953 to 1979, at Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux. It primarily consists of a sequence of glass plate negatives of daily observations. Where no plate was produced at Greenwich or Herstmonceux the gap has been filled by sourcing plates from observatories elsewhere around the world, particularly the Indian observatories at Kodaikanal and Dehra Dūn. Observation...
Dates: 1918 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: N.B. THIS SERIES IS NOT STORED AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY. Requests for access may be directed to the Royal Greenwich Observatory Archivist by sending an email to Items RGO 50/747a, 1155a, 50/14971 and 22230 are marked as missing in the original manuscript listing.