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Scientific equipment

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Cambridge Svalbard Exploration Collection

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC
Scope and Contents The Svalbard Archive collection contains accounting records, administration files, expedition notes, and equipment records which all relate to work undertaken in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) from 1949 until 1992. Much of this material includes far more information than has been previously published about the expeditions or the work undertaken.Most of the expedition records are organized on the twinlock system – and include administrative papers, logs of each party, bulletins, accounts,...
Dates: 1933-2000
Conditions Governing Access: Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
 Series

Cavendish Laboratory equipment records, 1924 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 31
Scope and Contents

This series includes photographs, publicity brochures and correspondence in relation to equipment used at the Cavendish laboratory, Cambridge.

Dates: 1924 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

Copy of a letter from the Earl of Sandwich to the Master General of the Ordinance, 1765-03-05 - 1765-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/3/11
Scope and Contents

Authorising the replacement or repair of defective instruments at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

Dates: 1765-03-05 - 1765-03-06
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).
 Series

Equipment (EQ), 1958-1991

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC/03
Scope and Contents

This series includes published pamphlets about equipment purchased; equipment manuals, inventories and instructions; correspondence on condition of equipment and details of problems; reports on the boats [Salterella,Collenia]. Also including photographs and sketches/plans of the boats.

Dates: 1958-1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.
 Series

Kew Observatory papers, 1829 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 66
Scope and Contents The bulk of RGO 66 comprises the incoming and copy correspondence of the chief assistant, later superintendant, George Mathews Whipple during 1871-5. Much of it is with the chemist and astronomer Warren De La Rue whose photoheliograph was moved to and used at Kew in the early 1870s. The correspondence is largely concerned with solar photographs and the practicalities of their production. There are a few financial papers and some records of solar and lunar observations made both at Kew and...
Dates: 1829 - 1911
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).
 File

On the connexion between the rate of stimulation and the number of shocks needful to produce a reflex action, 190710

Reference Code: GBR/3377/JWard/1/17
Scope and Contents

This collection of notes includes a description of an experiment, a diagram as well as a photograph of some apparatus and a graph representing data. A scrap of data print-out included in this collection has the name 'H. Head' (Henry Head) written on the back with the date, October 1907. This suggests a connection with the experiment carried out by W. H. R. Rivers on Head's arm.

Dates: 190710

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