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Paris

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 266 Collections and/or Records:

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A note on the transit of Mercury of 9 November 1802 as observed at Paris, 1803-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/159/5: 1
Scope and Contents The author of the note may be [Badiase] and refers to comments by Charles Messier and Pierre Mechain. On the reverse of the note is a record of observations, possibly in the hand of Nevil Maskelyne.
Dates: 1803-01-04
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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Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France: award of corresponding membership to Charles Darwin, 5 Aug. 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 229: 64
Scope and Contents For correspondence relating to this award, see MS DAR 230: 63.
(Letter, miscellaneous)
Dates: 5 Aug. 1878
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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Anonymous journal of a tour from Lyons to Paris, 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.2744.20
Scope and Contents Inside front cover: sketch map of a part of Lyons. Inside back cover: notes in English and French of names and addresses.
Dates: 17 Oct. 1772-30 Nov. 1772
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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Astronomical and nautical tables, 1762

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/160
Scope and Contents Astronomical and nautical tables calculated for the meridian of Paris, extracted from Lalande's 'Connaissance des Temps' for 1762. The list of tables is in French.1. Table of times to reduce parts of the equator.2. Right ascension table for the adjustment of differences in degrees when the clock is too fast or to add on when the clock is too slow. 3. Deduction table to obtain more exact passages of the stars on the meridian.4. Conversion table of average or true...
Dates: 1762
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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Baron Paris de Boisrouvray on a magnetic compass, 1819 - 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43: 363-385
Scope and Contents From the File: Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.
Dates: 1819 - 1822
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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Bulletin des sociétés savantes 'Revue Scientifique de la France et de l'Étranger' 2s 8: 165-166, 1878-08-01 - 1878-08-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.1: 220
Scope and Contents Printed; by Editors; written at Paris
(Printed)
Dates: 1878-08-01 - 1878-08-31
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Charles Darwin et l'Académie des sciences de Paris 'France', 1878-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 216: 57b
Scope and Contents Printed; by E Vignes; written at Paris in including printed transcription of Charles Robert Darwin to E Vignes,
(Printed)
Dates: 1878-08-23
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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Charles Darwin 'Liberté', 1882-04-22

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 216: 58a
Scope and Contents Printed; by A N[...]; written at Paris
(Printed)
Dates: 1882-04-22
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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circular concerning various mathematical publications; secondary type: printed, 1896-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 4381
Scope and Contents Letter from C A Laisant to [Sir George Howard Darwin]; written at Paris
(Letter, printed)
Dates: 1896-11-10
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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Computations, 1751 - 1811

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/65
Scope and Contents Various observations, computations and measurements of stars, planets, comets, the Moon and the Sun.1. Eclipses of Jupiter's satellites, 1803-1804.2. Reductions for the Moon's transits, 1805.3. Corrections to the stars and the Sun to be applied due to errors of the meridian mark.4. Mean times of the Moon's transits, 1805.5. Aberrations in right ascension and north polar distance, 1802-1806.6. Refractions of observations in 1806.7....
Dates: 1751 - 1811
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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Computations, tables and observations, 1718 - 1767

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 2/18
Scope and Contents Computations, tables, observations and miscellaneous papers. Nos 19-43 are bound together in the form of an exercise book.1. Observations of the planets, 17-18 May 1737, in Latin.2. Observations and calculations for 23-24 July 1739. 3. Observations at Stoke Newington, London, 1738. 4. Observations by J.N. Lillee of the passage of the Moon at Petersburg, 2-3 January 1738.5. Lunar observations at Paris, 1729-1723.6. French account of an eclipse...
Dates: 1718 - 1767
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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Correspondence on galvanic communications, 1849 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/610
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the establishment of galvanic communications between the Greenwich and Paris observatories. The papers include extracts from Airy's report on galvanic communications to the Admiralty; the laying of telegraph wires in the grounds of Greenwich Park, illustrated with a plan; the laying of telegraph wires on the South Eastern Railway between London Bridge and Dover; a plan and description of the electric telegraph employed on the South Eastern Railway;...
Dates: 1849 - 1853
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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Correspondence on longitudes and latitudes, 1891 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/261
Scope and Contents Letter concerning police protection for the hut used at the longitude of Killorglin station, 1898.Correspondence between Christie, F.W. Dyson and H.P. Hollis, 1898.Letter regarding a proposed determination by Major Watherston of the longitude of Sekondi in the Gold Coast, 1902.Correspondence with the Colonial Office, Ambromm, concerning errors of the Moon, 1902-1903.Latitude variation results sent to the Royal Observatory by Professor Albrecht, 1906-1914, with...
Dates: 1891 - 1914
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1949 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/372
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the National Physical Laboratory and magnetism, including letters concerning the magnetic declination of London and Paris in the early 19th century, with a graph, 1953, and correspondence with Dr E.C. Bullard of the National Physical Laboratory regarding J. Flamsteed's magnetic observations, 1952.
Dates: 1949 - 1953
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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Correspondence on observations given, 1889 - 1907

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning observations given to the Northern Rifle Association, U. Levau, Mr Spencer, A. Stubbs, J. Franz, H.P. Slade, Mr MacKenzie, Mr Jackson, Mr Dawes and Mr Hutchinson, 1889. The topics include the Sun's position at Wimbledon; Vesta, 1887-1888; the azimuth of the Sun and Moon in west London; sunrise near Paris; the full Moon, January and February 1891; observations of a lunar crater; measures of Mars and Saturn; an equation of time; the meeting of Mars and Saturn; and the...
Dates: 1889 - 1907
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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Correspondence on terrestrial longitude, 1833 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/181
Scope and Contents Correspondence on finding terrestrial longitude by testing chronometers at the culmination of Moon and stars. There is material on the longitudes of Chelmsford, Limerick, Port Stephen (Australia), Paris, Edinburgh, Antwerp, Dublin, Armagh, Cambridge, Oxford, Bedford, Hartwell, Portsmouth, Devonport, Hamburg, Liverpool and Regent's Park. The correspondents include E.J. Cooper, J.C. Fremont, P.P. King, W.H.C. Bartlett, Sir F. Beaufort, G. Fisher, E. Sabine, T. Henderson, R. Sheepshanks, J....
Dates: 1833 - 1848
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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Correspondence on time balls and signals, 1861 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/615
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers on the time signal and the time ball service. There are various papers on the signalling of time by a falling ball or by cannon fire at Birmingham, Cardiff, Devonport, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Madras, Newcastle, Nice and the Palais Royale, Paris; proposals for time balls at Wellington (New Zealand), Ipswich, and Port Elizabeth; proposals for clocks and bells in Worcester; details of local time signals in 'The Scotsman', 'Daily Review', 'Glasgow Daily Herald',...
Dates: 1861 - 1866
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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Darwin (article and cartoon) 'Lune Rousse' 2: 1-3, 1878-08-18

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 21
Scope and Contents Printed; by poss Louis Gramont; written at Paris
(Printed)
Dates: 1878-08-18
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist Conservation staff. Please seek guidance.
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Darwin et le Darwinisme 'Patrie', 1882-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 216: 59
Scope and Contents Printed; by G E M[...]; written at (Paris?)
(Printed)
Dates: 1882-04-23
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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Des effets de l'immersion sur les feuilles aériennes 'Société Botanique de France (Bulletin)' 23: 243-258, 1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 136: 12
Scope and Contents Printed; by E Mer; written at Paris in issue of 'Société Botanique de France (Bulletin)' 23: 161-283
(Printed)
Dates: 1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31
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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Des phénomènes végétatives qui précèdent ou accompagnent le dépérissement et la chute des feuilles 'Société Botanique de France (Bulletin)' 23: 176-191, 1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 136: 12
Scope and Contents Printed; by E Mer; written at Paris in issue of 'Société Botanique de France (Bulletin)' 23: 161-283
(Printed)
Dates: 1876-01-01 - 1876-12-31
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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Determination of latitude and longitude, 1772 - 1806

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/159
Scope and Contents Papers concerned with determining longitude and latitude at sea, with miscellaneous observations.
Dates: 1772 - 1806
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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Early computations, 1723 - 1737

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/43/7
Scope and Contents Computations, mainly cometary.1. Chart of cometary observations and associated calculations, 1723.2. Several pages of calculations.3. 'The Places of the Telescopic Stars from which the Comet was observed', 1723, with a chart.4. Equation to solve a problem on parabolas.5. Account of the observations of a comet by Maraldi at Paris, 1723. There is mention of the 1707 cometary sighting at Paris, with calculations.6. Calculations regarding the comet of...
Dates: 1723 - 1737
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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envelope containing a feather; secondary type: miscellaneous, 1869-09-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 142: 53
Scope and Contents Letter from [unidentified] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Paris
(Letter, miscellaneous)
Dates: 1869-09-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Class: Very fragile material - access may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff.
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Expense sheets for the trigonometrical survey between London and Paris, 1822

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 330-333
Scope and Contents From the File: The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.
Dates: 1822
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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