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Sumatra

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

1926 eclipse, Sumatra, 1893 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 169/3
Scope and Contents Files relating to the British Expedition to observe the Total Solar Eclipse of 14 Jan. at Benkoelen, Sumatra. The British Expedition party included Col. Frederick John M. Stratton, C. Davidson and Mr Barton. The eclipse was of particular astronomical interest because of its relatively long duration, 3-4 minutes, and because the sun was almost at its maximum sunspot period. In addition to the British party, three American parties were sent from Swarthmore College, the United States Naval...
Dates: 1893 - 1932
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 solar eclipse, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/201
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse of 17 May 1901, seen in Mauritius and Sumatra:General correspondence concerning eclipse arrangements, travel and photographs, 1901.File of correspondence concerning insurance for instruments in Sumatra and Mauritius, including policies, 1901.File of correspondence with the Admiralty and Treasury, 1901, concerning requests for expenses, travelling arrangements, correspondence regarding the need for insurance and a report 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).
 Item

Letter from [Alfred Russel Wallace] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sumatra incomplete; in with a note by Peter Gautrey, 1861-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 181: 6
Scope and Contents

Letter from [Alfred Russel Wallace] to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Sumatra incomplete; in with a note by Peter Gautrey


(Letter)

Dates: 1861-11-30
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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Notes on photographs, photographs of spectra, sketch of eclipse camp, 1926 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 169/3/5
Scope and Contents File includes: Brief report on photographs taken, titled ‘British Expedition to Benkoelen to observe the Total Eclipse of 1926 Jan 9’; manuscript and typed copy.Notes on photographs taken, with a letter from the Royal Society concerning a related exhibition.Seven photographs of the spectra of the corona, a printed plate showing the spectrum of the chromosphere (Mem. RAS LXIV), and a printed plate (in Italian) comparing images of the corona taken by the Italian and...
Dates: 1926 - 1931
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 II Distribution of animals-73 Note, 1842-02-01 - 1842-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.3: 96r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-02-01 - 1842-02-28
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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NS II Means of distribution-60 Note, 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 205.2: 60r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1842-01-01 - 1842-01-31
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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