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Cornwall

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Accounts relating to Richard Sheepshanks's pendulum experiments in Cornwall to determine the mean density of the Earth, 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/16: 355-362
Scope and Contents From the File:

The accounts of printers and publishers for Board of Longitude publications, with miscellaneous accounts.

Dates: 1828
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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Entries for July, 1774-07-01 - 1774-07-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/56: 142r-145v
Scope and Contents

Daily entries covering the period until the ship's arrival in England on 13 July. In early July, Bayly records seeing the landmarks of the Scilly lighthouse and 'the Lizard' (Cornwall), and on 13 July he notes that the Adventure joined company with Sir James Douglas of the Marlborough before entering port. The final entry also contains Bayly’s last observations of the voyage, followed by his signature.

Dates: 1774-07-01 - 1774-07-13
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 chronometers for the experiments of Whewell and Airy in Cornwall, 1826-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 336
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1826-05-11
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 Gwen(dolen) Mary Raverat née Darwin to Maud Darwin née DuPuy; written at Cornwall, 1915-02-01 - 1915-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add 9209.6: 64
Scope and Contents

Letter from Gwen(dolen) Mary Raverat née Darwin to Maud Darwin née DuPuy; written at Cornwall


(Letter)

Dates: 1915-02-01 - 1915-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 geodesy pendulums, 1874 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/144
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers concerning geodesy pendulumsCorrespondence with Kew Observatory, 1874, concerning the correction of the sidereal clock and the extending of the period of transmission of time signals.Printed extract from Walker's report of the survey of India, 1874.Letter from W. Harkness of the U.S. Naval Observatory concerning pendulum swings at the Transit of Venus stations and asking what base stations to use, 1874.Correspondence with Captain...
Dates: 1874 - 1927
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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Rector R.Postlethwaite wishes to exchange; letters from him, Samuel Thornton and J.King, St Roche, Cornwall, 1813-1814

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8293/C/3/2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The Revd Charles Simeon (1759-1836), Fellow of King's College and Vicar of Holy Trinity Church, Cambridge, began to purchase advowsons in 1817 in order to secure an Evangelical ministry in perpetuity in important centres. Friends contributed money for the purpose and some were associated with Simeon as Trustees of the livings. In 1829 Simeon drew up a 'Solemn Charge' to his Trustees, setting out the principles on which they were to make appointments, which was printed in 1833. In January...
Dates: 1813-1814
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Access to the deposited records is unrestricted, and use may be made of them in publications without reference to the Trustees. Formal permission should, however, be sought for any full-length publication of material derived from them.
 Series

St Buryan, Cornwall, 1445 - 1461

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/6/2/135
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to the deanery of St Buryan in Cornwall. Includes SBU/1-/9.

Dates: 1445 - 1461
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.
 Series

St Michael's Mount, Cornwall, 1442 - 1475

Reference Code: GBR/0272/KCAR/6/2/138
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to the priory of St Michael's Mount in Cornwall. Includes SMM/1-/10.

Dates: 1442 - 1475
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: ADMINISTRATIVE DOCUMENTS LESS THAN ONE HUNDRED YEARS OLD MAY BE SUBJECT TO RESTRICTIONS. ASK THE ARCHIVISTS FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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