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Paris

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 266 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

of damaged façade in Tuileries, 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 238.7: 12
Scope and Contents

Photo of Paris


(Photo)

Dates: 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30
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.
 Item

of fallen column in Place Vendôme, 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 238.7: 10
Scope and Contents

Photo of Paris


(Photo)

Dates: 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30
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.
 Item

of wrecked houses, 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 238.7: 11
Scope and Contents

Photo of [Paris?]


(Photo)

Dates: 1871-06-01 - 1871-06-30
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.
 Series

Other travel records, 1945 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JVR/12
Scope and Contents

This series comprises passports and miscellaneous documents related to Joan Robinson's travels in Europe, Asia and Cuba. Documents include notes of names (many not in Joan Robinson's hand), maps, forms, guides and ration coupons.

Dates: 1945 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to some material in this collection is restricted while the author is still living, on the ground that it touches on their private or professional concerns. Other material has been reserved because, in the College's opinion, the contents of these files might be considered confidential, or offensive, by living people other than the author. Further information about such restrictions will be provided in the records of relevant items and files.
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Papers on comets, 1723 - 1759

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 3/43/6
Scope and Contents Papers on comets and other subjects.1. 'Observations upon the Comets that appeared in the months of September and October 1757', with reference to unnamed stars and observational technique, including an acknowledgement to Dr Smith's three volumes on optics.2. Observations to ascertain the 1757 comet's right ascension, its position relative to the Earth and other stars, and its declination, with attendant calculations.3. Table of observations of the 1759...
Dates: 1723 - 1759
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).
 Sub-Series

Papers on determining galvanic longitudes, 1858 - 1859

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/638
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the determination of longitudes by means of telegraph. There are papers on the difference in longitude between Paris and Greenwich, with observations and transits for clock errors; U.J.J. Le Verrier's determination of the longitude of Le Havre; A. Loussedat's determination of the difference in longitude between Toulouse and Montpellier; the longitude of Glasgow; and the difference in longitude between Altona and Schwerin. There are also papers relating to...
Dates: 1858 - 1859
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 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 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 galvanic longitude of Edinburgh, 1855 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/636
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the operation to discover the longitude of Edinburgh by means of electric telegraph. The papers include material on the arrangement of stars for observation; calculations of longitude at Edinburgh deduced from observations; and instructions and arrangements for those involved in the tests, including J. Washington, W. Ellis, C.V. Walker, C.P. Smyth, J.C. Clark and C.F. Varley. There are also letters on the longitude of Paris by U.J.J. Le Verrier, of Brussels by L.A. Quetelet,...
Dates: 1855 - 1858
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 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 Observatory's protection, 1893 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/60
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning 'Special cases out of which arose discussions as to original protective clauses', including conferences at the Board of Trade. The correspondence covers the period 1893-1903, and is mainly with the Director of Works.Correspondence with A.W. Rücker and others concerning the protection of the Royal Observatory from the production of a 'magnetic field' as a result of poor insulation between the carriages of the trains passing by the Royal Observatory,...
Dates: 1893 - 1910
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).
 File

Papers on the Paris-Greenwich Longitude, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/268
Scope and Contents Observations for determining the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich, 1888, and papers on the latitude of Greenwich, 1889. There is an index listing the following sections:1. 'Exchange of Signals, Greenwich Station FA, AA': a series of printed sheets containing chronometer observations at Paris and Greenwich.2. 'Exchange of Signals, Greenwich Station AF, FF': a further series of chronometer exchanges.3. 'Observations of Polar Stars, Greenwich...
Dates: 1888 - 1889
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/269
Scope and Contents Computations relating to the determination of the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich in 1888. There is an index listing the following sections:1. 'Preliminary Work'.2. 'Value of 1 rev. of R A Micrometer'.3. 'Value of Level Scales'.4. 'Inequality of Pivots, Transit B'.5. 'Inequality of Pivots, Transit C'.6. 'Adopted Level Errors, Transit B'.7. 'Observations for Inclination of Wire Frame'.8. 'Catalogues of Stars...
Dates: 1888
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/270
Scope and Contents

Observations with Transit 'B' taken at Greenwich (Pavilion) between March and November 1902 for determining the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich.

Dates: 1902
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/271
Scope and Contents

Observations with Transit 'C' taken at Greenwich (Pavilion) between March and November 1902 for determining the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich.

Dates: 1902
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/272
Scope and Contents

'Constants of Instruments', a collection of papers relating to the determination of the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich. The papers are subdivided into sections, which are not indexed. The topics include 'Constants of Instrument - Transit "B"', 'Determination of the value of 1 revolution of micrometer screw from observations of Polar Stars' and 'Determination of wire intervals of transits B and C'.

Dates: 1902
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/273
Scope and Contents

'Instrumental Errors...Clock Comparisons by Signals', a collection of papers relating to the determination of the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich. The main topics include collimation errors in Transits B and C, the determination of level errors, computation of 'n' for Transit B at Paris and Transit C at Greenwich, readings of individual clock signals and means, and signals and means of exchanges. The papers end with a description of the telegraph system.

Dates: 1902
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-Greenwich Longitude, 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/274
Scope and Contents 'Reductions', a collection of papers relating to the determination of the difference in longitude of Paris and Greenwich. There is an index listing the following sections:1. 'A Preliminary Reduction of the first part of the Longitude made in May and June 1902'.2. 'The selection of stars to be observed, Ephemerides, and computation of corrections to star places'.3. 'Computations of Clock Error and Rates'.4. 'Computation of Longitude'.5. 'Tabulation of...
Dates: 1902
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 Royal Astronomical Society, 1880 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/243
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence concerning Royal Astronomical Society Council business, 1900-1910Correspondence regarding the following subjects:Election of J. Glaisher as the Society's President, 1900.Recognition of Mr Tebbutt's work by H.H. Turner, 1904.Election of a Secretary, 1904.Correspondence concerning Cowell's attack on Sir George Airy's work, 1906.H.H. Turner's reflections in the 'Observatory' on the Royal Astronomical Society Council,...
Dates: 1880 - 1915
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 Universal Time, 1885 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents Canadian and North American Papers relating to Universal Time:Printed notice from the Royal Society of Canada drawing attention to matters of time determination and nomenclature, 1890.Letter from Wilhelm Prealt of Hamburg, in German, 1890.Letter from Sandford Fleming, Ottawa, enclosing a Bill to be laid before the United States Senate regarding the reckoning of time in the United States, 1891.Letter from [J.P. Sohiham] of Vienna sending a copy of a booklet by...
Dates: 1885 - 1898
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).
 Item

Plantes carnivores: Expériences sur l'alimentation du Drosera rotundifolia par des matières animales déposés sur les feuilles 'Revue Scientifique de la France et de l'Étranger' 2s 7: 825-827, 1878-03-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 150
Scope and Contents

Printed; by Charles Frédéric Martins; written at Paris


(Printed)

Dates: 1878-03-02
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 Item

Polygamy &c-35 Letter, 1868-03-04

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 85: B66-B67
Scope and Contents

(Jean Louis) Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau to Charles Robert Darwin


Letter; written at Paris Letter from (Jean Louis) Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Paris


(Letter)

Dates: 1868-03-04
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.
 Item

Printed prospectus from Le Roh-Berg-Herr Vousenville, 1797-01-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/55: 161-164
Scope and Contents From the Sub-sub-file :

Letter and printed prospectus.

Dates: 1797-01-10
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).
 Item

Prove the amount of degradation In stationary (of course in rising) land, 1809-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 42: 210-211
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin once folded


(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.
 Item

Review of 'Expression': L'Hérédité des habitudes dans les mouvements de l'expression 'Mémorial Diplomatique': 203-204, 1874-03-01 - 1874-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 226.2: 114
Scope and Contents

Printed; by J Henri Vignaud; written at Paris


(Printed)

Dates: 1874-03-01 - 1874-03-31
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