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North America

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Confirmed minutes, 1780 - 1801

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/6
Scope and Contents Minutes of Board of Longitude meetings regarding, among other matters, the rates of various chronometers; Charles Hutton's tables of products, powers and roots of natural numbers; the voyages of HMS 'Resolution' and HMS 'Discovery' and the examination of their log books; John Arnold's improvements to his watches; a suitable site for the Board of Longitude's instruments after the burning of the cupola of the Greenwich Hospital where they had been kept; improvements to reflecting telescopes; the...
Dates: 1780 - 1801
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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Cuming & Pfeiffer state that Helix assimilis..., 1855-06-21

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B14r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1855-06-21
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.
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Galapagos Insects, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 46.2: B7
Scope and Contents 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
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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Latitudes and longitudes of places visited in the voyages of the Thetis, 1794-1797, and the Pallas, 1805, under Captain Lord Cochrane, 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 177r-215r
Scope and Contents A set of calculations of the latitudes and longitudes of places visited on voyages of the two ships, compiled by the astronomer William Garrard. The entries for the voyages form a continuous run; the Pallas voyage entries begin on folio 198r but are differentiated from those of the Thetis only by date. An index of the places mentioned is provided [RGO 14/67: 214v-215r]. These include (in order): North Bergen, the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Bermuda, Pennsylvania,...
Dates: 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Contest under Lieutenant Charles English, 1826-05-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 335
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1826-05-05
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 concerning a chronometer for HMS Phaeton under Captain Henry Evelyn Pitfield Sturt, 1825-05-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 271
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1825-05-26
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 concerning chronometer No. 777 by Barraud, 1822-02-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 35
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1822-02-21
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 concerning three chronometers for Rear Admiral Sir Charles Ogle, to be delivered by HMS Champion under Commander George Scott, 1829-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 144
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-03-11
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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Lists of instruments, equipment and books loaned to William Gooch on a voyage to the north-west coast of America, 1791

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/13: 152-158
Scope and Contents From the File: Papers regarding the loan and return of instruments belonging to the Board of Longitude and concerning persons entitled to receive Board publications.
Dates: 1791
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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NS I Chap 4-6 Note, 1853-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 5-6
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1853-12-28
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.
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NS I Chap 4-17 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 32r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Chap 4-25 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 40
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Chap 4-47 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 62r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Chap 7-68 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 66r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Chap 7-82 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 47: 83r
Scope and Contents Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Continental Extensions-5 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: D16
Scope and Contents At Glacial period, when Vaccinium &c got to top of W Indian islds - land probably almost continuous
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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NS I Glacial Period-25 Note, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E34r
Scope and Contents The contests between productions of N & S hemispheres…
Note; by Charles Robert Darwin
(Note)
Dates: 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30
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.
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Papers on geodesy, 1874 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/145
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the North American BoundaryCorrespondence with C. Frodsham and Co. concerning clocks by Lindsay Russell on trial at the Royal Observatory, 1874.(2) Papers relating to the North American Boundary west of Lake in the WoodsCorrespondence with Captain L. Anderson, Royal Engineers, concerning the determination of the 49th Parallel and the methods to be used, with a map of the area, a memorandum of progress and the Astronomer Royal's reply.Letter...
Dates: 1874 - 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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Unrelated pages of entries from a voyage [of the Thetis?], 1795 - 1797

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 13r-14r
Scope and Contents Three inserted pages of entries which may relate to a voyage of the HMS Thetis in 1795-1797. These concern the latitude and longitude of Memory Rock (Maninilla Reef), St. David’s Head, Bermuda, George Town, North Rock, South West Breaker, Little Bird Rock, Nantucket Shoal, Block Island, Newport, Martha’s Vineyard, and Montuck Point [RGO 14/64: 13r-14r]. For further calculations relating to the Thetis voyage, see also [RGO 14/67: 177r-215r].
Dates: 1795 - 1797
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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