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Copenhagen

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskaba, Copenhagen: award of ordinary membership to Charles Darwin, 5 Apr. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 229: 74
Scope and Contents

Darwin's draft reply written on the reverse has been listed separately at MS DAR 230:74.

Dates: 5 Apr. 1879
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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Letter and illustrations from Christian Carl Lous on a new telescope to be used at sea, 1789-05-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/30: 452-464
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1789-05-24
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 C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen, 1887-06-02

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 2831
Scope and Contents

Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen


(Letter)

Dates: 1887-06-02
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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Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen, 1889-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 3626
Scope and Contents

Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen


(Letter)

Dates: 1889-06-12
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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Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen, 1888-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 3204
Scope and Contents

Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen


(Letter)

Dates: 1888-03-06
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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Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen, 1887-12-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 3213
Scope and Contents

Letter from C Crone[?] to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen


(Letter)

Dates: 1887-12-28
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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Letter from Christian Carl Lous, 1788-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45: 368-369
Scope and Contents

Concerning his improvements in navigation which included a new map of the Cattegat, improvements to a compass, and an instrument for measuring distances between the moon, stars and sun at sea.

Dates: 1788-12-27
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 H V Nyhrun to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen, 1903-10-03

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 251: 5151
Scope and Contents

Letter from H V Nyhrun to Sir George Howard Darwin; written at Copenhagen


(Letter)

Dates: 1903-10-03
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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Letters from observatories, 1852 - 1858

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/145
Scope and Contents Letters from various British and international observatories on filling vacancies, explanation of the mechanism and construction of time balls at Copenhagen and Edinburgh, the establishment of an observatory at Quebec, and the purchase of chronometers for the Lisbon Observatory. The correspondents include Admiral Radstock, B.A. Gould, J. Glaisher, J. Challis, C.P. Smyth, M.J. Johnson, J.F.W. Herschel and C. Frodsham. There are reports on the Brussels Observatory, 1852-1853, by L.A. Quetelet;...
Dates: 1852 - 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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NS I Glacial Period-48 Note, 1857-01-01 - 1882-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 50: E58r
Scope and Contents

In a Danish Catalogue...


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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Observations and equations, 1738 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 4/197
Scope and Contents Looseleaf miscellaneous observations and equations, principally on star observations and reductions. The papers also include a piece on water clocks; a star catalogue for 1766-1802; extensive comparisons with 'Rømer's Triduum' (the list of his meridian transit observations at Copenhagen Observatory, 20-23 October 1706); the error of geocentric longitude and latitude of the 1807 comet; differences of the Sun's observed right ascension from that in the 'Nautical Almanac', 1807-1808;...
Dates: 1738 - 1808
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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Paper on Schultze's method of finding the longitude at sea by the help of the moon, 1779 - 1786

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/34: 4-32
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1779 - 1786
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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Societas Regia Scientiarum Hauniensis : award of ordinary membership to Charles Darwin, 27 Apr. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 229: 75
Scope and Contents From the Class:

This class comprises certificates, awards and diplomas presented to Charles Darwin during his lifetime. The correspondence relating to the presentation of these diplomas is listed separately under DAR 230.

Dates: 27 Apr. 1879
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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