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Bahamas

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on gravity surveys, 1928 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/83
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding various gravity surveys, including the Miller (Ottawa Observatory) Survey of gravity measurements at different national observatories, with the results, 1928-1929; the magnetic and gravity survey cruise off the Western Isles of Scotland, 1931; the United States Gravity Survey of the Bahamas, 1931; a report of the Committee for Geodesy and Geodynamics, 1930, concerning pendulum observations at various gravity stations in England; and a copy of a plan of the position...
Dates: 1928 - 1933
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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Latitudes and longitudes of places visited in the voyages of the Thetis, 1794-1797, and the Pallas, 1805, under Captain Lord Cochrane, 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/67: 177r-215r
Scope and Contents A set of calculations of the latitudes and longitudes of places visited on voyages of the two ships, compiled by the astronomer William Garrard. The entries for the voyages form a continuous run; the Pallas voyage entries begin on folio 198r but are differentiated from those of the Thetis only by date. An index of the places mentioned is provided [RGO 14/67: 214v-215r]. These include (in order): North Bergen, the Bahamas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia, Bermuda, Pennsylvania,...
Dates: 1794-02-14 - 1805-12-05
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 the transport of chronometers to Mr De Mayne of HMS Kangaroo, Jamaica, 1822-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 36
Scope and Contents

Sent from John Barrow to John Pond.

Dates: 1822-02-23
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 Captain Thomas Hurd concerning the conveyance of a timekeeper to Mr De Mayne, 1822-03-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/229: 40
Scope and Contents From the File:

Correspondence between the Admiralty Office and the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, requesting the loan of chronometers for H M Ships. The principal recipient is John Pond; the principal correspondent is John Barrow. Other correspondents include John Croker, Richard S. Dundas, G. Smith, John Franklin and Sir William Edward Parry.

Dates: 1822-03-28
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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NS I Chap 4-102 Note, 1861-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 45: 132r
Scope and Contents

Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1861-09-12
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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Pastel portraits: 'Warriors of the Empire', 1939-1945

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9397/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: During the Second World War, Earl was commissioned to prepare a series of pastel portraits of service men and women from what were then British dominions and colonies (described as 'Empire servicemen'), including Trinida, Newfoundland, Southern Rhodesia [i.e. Zimbabwe] and Ceylon [i.e. Sri Lanka]. The portraits were exhibited at the Royal Empire (late Commonwealth) Society in December 1945 as 'Warriors of the Empire'. The collection also includes a series of portraits of North American...
Dates: 1939-1945
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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