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Coventry

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence regarding time signals, 1879 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/253
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the following subjects:Telegraphs announcing errors and failures in the time signal, 1879-1880.Complaints about the time signal sent to Glasgow, the General Post Office and Portsmouth, 1880-1881.T. Lewis and W.H.M. Christie on the correction of the mean solar clock and errors in the 10 o'clock signal, 1884.Explanation by W.H. Preece to H.H. Turner that the failure of the time signal is due to poor batteries,...
Dates: 1879 - 1893
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).
 Sub-Series

Coventry, 1926 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 1/3-63
Scope and Contents

Material relating to Noel-Baker's time as Labour Member of Parliament for Coventry.

Dates: 1926 - 1935
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Letter from Edward Massey to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1818-02-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/31: 141-142
Scope and Contents

Concerning his preparation of chronometers for trial on the forthcoming 'Northern voyage'. Massey explains that he had been preparing two chronometers for the voyage but that they would not be ready on time. He offers his first chronometer for trial, requesting however that should it fail the results not be made public, as it was still under development.

Dates: 1818-02-14
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 Edward Massey to Captain Thomas Hurd, 1814-09-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/24: 306-307
Scope and Contents

Includes a copy of a letter sent to Massey from Robert Pullman, Master of the HMS Ville de Paris, concerning his sounding machine.

Dates: 1814-09-28
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 Sara Hennell to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Coventry damaged, 1871-11-07

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 166: 143
Scope and Contents

Letter from Sara Hennell to Charles Robert Darwin; written at Coventry damaged


(Letter)

Dates: 1871-11-07
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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