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Paris

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Subject Source: Local sources

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Papers on the galvanic longitude of Paris, 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/635
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the determination of the longitude of Paris by observing set stars and taking the difference between the local time and Greenwich Time received by telegraphic signal. The papers include a piece, in French, on the difference in the longitudes of the Paris and Greenwich Observatories, found in 'Compte Rendu des séances de l'Academie des Sciences'; an article for the daily papers on the experiment to determine Paris' longitude; a piece on the project, in...
Dates: 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).
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Papers on the Paris Exhibition, 1854 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/442
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding preparations for the exhibition of astronomical instruments and models at the Paris Exhibition of 1855. The correspondents are Lord Wrottesley, L. Playfair, E. Dunkin, T. Cooke, T. Grubb, U.J.J. Le Verrier, C.L. Mathieu, A. de Morgan, R. Ransome, W. De La Rue, the Earl of Rosse, C.P. Smyth, W.H. Smyth and H. Cole. There are papers concerning the sub-committees for the British exhibits and arrangements for the transportation of the exhibits, and two letters...
Dates: 1854 - 1857
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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