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Madeira

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:

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Observations made on the voyage from the island of Madeira towards the Cape of Good Hope, 1801-08-08 - 1801-11-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 124r-134r
Scope and Contents From the Item:

The observations form a continuous run, with occasional headings based on location (reproduced here).

Dates: 1801-08-08 - 1801-11-01
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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Observations on board the ship at Madeira, 1801-08-03 - 1801-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/186: 6r
Scope and Contents From the File:

Observations made by John Crosley on his voyage to New Holland (Australia) on board HMS Investigator to carry out surveying.

Dates: 1801-08-03 - 1801-08-06
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 meteorological conditions, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/960
Scope and Contents

A copy of a memorandum prepared by Bennet McInnes for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planning Committee on 'Meteorological Conditions over Madeira', dated 30 August 1973, with a paper on 'The predominant meteorological situations in the eastern Northern Atlantic to the South of 45ºN'.

Dates: 1973
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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Recalculations of lunar distances, 1801-07 - 1801-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/64: 209v-211r
Scope and Contents

Recalculations of observations taken in various locations including Princess Royal Harbour and Madeira, 1801.

Dates: 1801-07 - 1801-12
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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Report on Atlantic Island sites, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/941
Scope and Contents

A copy of report by P.N. Brandt and K.O. Keipenheuer entitled 'Inspections of the atlantic islands TENERIFE, MADEIRA and PORTO SANTO, first meteorological measurements at Tenerife', March 1971, in which they conclude that Tenerife would be the most favourable site for an observatory.

Dates: 1971
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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Sketchbook: South African War, 1899-1900

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10082/2
Scope and Contents Small green sketchbook inscribed ‘H.A.T. Fairbank 1899’ containing sketches featuring voyage to South Africa aboard RMS Servia and several camps and field hospitals. Includes views of the island of Madeira, Saint Vincent Harbour, De Aar camp, Paardeberg field hospital, the surrender of Boer General Pieter Cronje, Major Robert J.L. Fayle's shelter at Bloemfontein, the settlement of Winburg, Boer gun pit at [Slobbart's Neck] and figures or faces of soldiers and horses, some inscribed with...
Dates: 1899-1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library.
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The most remarkable species in range extracted from Mr Watson's list of Azores plants, 1856-04-03

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 73: 67
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-04-03
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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Wollaston Catalogue 1857 / with 482 sp[ecies] (calculations; commentary on reverse), 1857-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 16: 139
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1857-01-01 - 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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Wollaston T V [notes on a conversation], 1856-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 197.2: 5
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1856-05-08
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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