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South Africa

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/189
Scope and Contents Volume I of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905. This volume contains correspondence with various organisations and individuals in England. It begins with a letter from D. Griffin, Secretary of the British Association, asking if it is possible to meet in Cape Town, with a reply from Gill stating that this is not possible due to Boer unrest. Subsequent items include Gill's letter of 6 August 1902 making a formal invitation to the...
Dates: 1901
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 British Association visit to South Africa, 1902 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/191
Scope and Contents Volume III of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905. These letters relate largely to the section of the visit which involved the Transvaal. They include correspondence between David Gill and the High Commissioner's Office, the South African Association for the Advancement of Science, the Colonial Secretary's Office, the British Association and the British Association Reception Committee in Johannesburg. There are also minutes of...
Dates: 1902 - 1906
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 British Association visit to South Africa, 1902 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/192
Scope and Contents Volume IV of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905, divided into the following sections:1. Correspondence with Natal, 8 August 1902 - 8 March 1906, including correspondence between David Gill, the Natal Governor, the Secretary of the British Association and the South African Association for the Advancement of Science; details of the timetable at Natal; press cuttings, May 1905; and details of various arrangements for the...
Dates: 1902 - 1906
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 South Africa Geodetic Survey, 1879 - 1882

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/98
Scope and Contents Correspondence, telegrams and other papers concerning the Trigonometrical Survey of South Africa. The volume is indexed at the front and each piece of correspondence is numbered. The contents include the following items:A printed pamphlet of correspondence, despatches, etc., 1880, relating to the survey, indexed and with a list of contents. There are several attached maps. Originals of D. Gill's submissions to the Governor-General.Reports by the Hydraulic Engineer on...
Dates: 1879 - 1882
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 South Africa Survey, 1900 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/120
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers on the Topographic Survey of South Africa and the Arc of the Meridian, divided into four sections:'Topographical Survey of British South Africa': correspondence and reports, 1902-1905, relating to D. Gill's proposal and plans for the topographical survey, including the 'Proceedings of Congress' held at Cape Town, March 1904, and Minutes of the Inter-Colonial Council Select Committee on Surveys, 7 June 1905.'Miscellaneous': letters to D. Gill...
Dates: 1900 - 1906
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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History of the Cape Observatory, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 41/3a
Scope and Contents

'A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope' by Sir David Gill (London: H.M.S.O.), containing sections on staff, instruments and results, with photographs and illustrations. In the inside pocket at the back of the volume is a 'Diagram of the Geodetic Triangulation of South Africa' and a 'Plan of the Royal Observatory. Cape of Good Hope'.

Dates: 1913
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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History of the Cape Observatory, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 41/3b
Scope and Contents

'A History and Description of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope' by Sir David Gill (London: H.M.S.O.), containing sections on staff, instruments and results, with photographs and illustrations. In the inside pocket at the back of the volume is a 'Diagram of the Geodetic Triangulation of South Africa' and a 'Plan of the Royal Observatory. Cape of Good Hope'.

Dates: 1913
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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