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Ireland

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 31 Collections and/or Records:

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Acts regarding weights and measures, 1840 - 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 62/13
Scope and Contents Acts regarding the standards of weights and measures, 1824-1870, printed 1840-1870, including the establishment of the Troy pound as the standard measure, the abolition of local measures such as the Winchester Bushel and the Scots Ell, the appointment of inspectors of weights and measures and the preservation of the restored standards: An Act for ascertaining and establishing Uniformity of Weights and Measures, 1824.An Act to prolong the Time of the Commencement of an Act of the...
Dates: 1840 - 1870
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Acts relating to the formation of the Board of Longitude and the proposal of a reward for the discovery of an accurate method of finding longitude at sea, 1713 - 1821

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/1: 10-95
Scope and Contents There are Supplementary Acts regarding navigation and surveying the chief ports and headlands of Great Britain and Ireland; John Harrison and his chronometer; and discovering a northern passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and for making a journey to the North Pole.
Dates: 1713 - 1821
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/516
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Old Head, Mullaghmore, Buncrana, Port Rush, Carrowkeel and Ballycastle.
Dates: 1842
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/517
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Glenarm, Donaghadee, Ardglass, Clougher Head, Kingstown and Courtown.
Dates: 1842
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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Analysis of Irish tide observations, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/518
Scope and Contents Analysis of Irish tide observations at Dunmore East, New Ross, Passage West and Castletownsend. The volume also includes the epitome of the analysis of the individual stations; a list of the Moon's declinations; the diurnal and tertio-diurnal tide at Dunmore East and Courtown; and calculations titled 'Irregularities in the values of A as given by Analysis at the different stations collected'.
Dates: 1842
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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Calculations for Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/514
Scope and Contents Calculations for Irish tides, including tables of diurnal tides in conjunction with the Moon's transit and high and low water levels; computation of equations for diurnal tides and attempts to find their solution; and a model of the instrument used for the tidal observations.
Dates: 1842
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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Calculations for Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/515
Scope and Contents Calculations for Irish tides, including tables of corrections for diurnal tides and the rise of the tide. There are computations and analysis of the tides at Kilbaha, Kilrush, Foynes Island, Limerick, Cashel Bay and Galway.
Dates: 1842
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 planetary reductions, 1838 - 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/524
Scope and Contents Correspondence on planetary reductions, including official correspondence with the Government on grants for the reductions and accounts of money paid to computers. There are also reductions of Irish tide observations and accounts and receipts of wages paid out. The correspondents include J. Phillips, J.F.W. Herschel, Viscount Althorp, S.P. Rigaud, T. Spring-Rice, J. Barrow, J.W. Lubbock, F. Beaufort, J. Glaisher and E. Sabine.
Dates: 1838 - 1847
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 the Ordnance Survey, 1904 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/80
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding various aspects of the Ordnance Survey, including the benchmark at the Royal Observatory used by the Ordnance Survey surveyors; a new triangulation of Great Britain based on the position of a new transit instrument at the Royal Observatory; a copy of the agenda for the International Geodetic and Geophysical Union meeting at Madrid, 1924; three copies of a leaflet on Ordnance Survey maps; information on the publication of the 'Empire Survey Review 1931'; and...
Dates: 1904 - 1938
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 transits of Venus, 1760 - 1769

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/184
Scope and Contents A packet of letters and other items sewn together into one volume and entitled 'The Rev Mr Maskelyne's Letters, relating to the transit of Venus in 1761 and 1769 &c &c'.1. Maskelyne to Charles Mason giving instructions on observing Venus' transit and financial arrangements on board the 'Sea Horse', addressed c/o Captain Smith, 29 November 1760.2. Translations by Maskelyne of two papers by Alexandre Pingré:i. 'Memoires de l'Academic Royales des Sciences', 1761, p....
Dates: 1760 - 1769
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 with UK and Irish institutions, 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/568
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including Professor P.A. Sweet of the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; M.V. Ovenden, University of Glasgow; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Professor D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory of St Andrews; T. Rackham of the Department of Astronomy, University of Manchester; P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin;...
Dates: 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26
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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Correspondence with U.K. and Irish institutions, 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/576
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.F. Dermott of the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Wiltshire; D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory, St Andrews; J. Darius of the University of London Observatory; S.Y. Haeri of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and...
Dates: 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23
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 Procris under Commander Charles Henry Paget, 1829-05-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/230: 151
Scope and Contents Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.
Dates: 1829-05-20
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 from Patrick Leahy to Dr Thomas Young, 1822-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 216-217
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters and a proposal.
Dates: 1822-11-07
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 from William Butler to Sir Harry Parker, 1785-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 25
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters, a proposal and a subsequent petition to the Board.
Dates: 1785-09-28
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 from William Butler to Sir Harry Parker, 1787-02-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/44: 27-28
Scope and Contents From the Item: Three letters, a proposal and a subsequent petition to the Board.
Dates: 1787-02-15
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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Map of Ireland, 1836 - 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/512
Scope and Contents A map of Ireland to accompany the Report of the Railway Commissioners, 1838, with Irish tide stations and lines of levelling overlaid.
Dates: 1836 - 1842
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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Miscellaneous meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/131
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889Index sheet, 1889.Index sheet, 1888.Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter regarding cup...
Dates: 1884 - 1904
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/506
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Kilbaha, Kilrush, Foynes Island and Meads Quay between 24 June and 24 August 1842.
Dates: 1842
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/507
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Cashla Bay, Galway, Old Head and Mulloughmore between 23 June and 23 August 1842.
Dates: 1842
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/508
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Lough Swilly, Portrush, Carrowkeel and Ballycastle between 23 June and 23 August 1842. The volume also includes a scale, the purpose of which is unknown.
Dates: 1842
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/509
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Glenarm, Donagadee, Ardglass and Clougher Head between 23 June and 23 August 1842.
Dates: 1842
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/510
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Kingstown, Courtown Harbour, Dunmore East and New Ross between 23 June and 24 August 1842.
Dates: 1842
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 of Irish tides, 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/511
Scope and Contents Daily Irish tide observations taken at Passage West and Castletownsend between 23 June and 24 August 1842.
Dates: 1842
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 geodetic surveys and longitudes, 1836 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/417
Scope and Contents Material concerning work on the geodetic surveys and longitudes in Britain, Europe and India. The papers include two maps of triangulations in Ireland (one on a smaller scale); a plan of principal triangles in Britain; a map of triangulations in Germany; a sketch of triangulations at Royston, Bedfordshire; calculations to find the latitude and longitude of Ben Lomond; triangulations in Scotland and on the Shetland Isles; disturbances of gravity of Shanklin Down, Isle of Wright, with a list of...
Dates: 1836 - 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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