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Gravity

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 File

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).
 Sub-Fonds

Papers Connected with the Principia (mostly holograph), 1686-1725

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3965
Scope and Contents

Early drafts of the Principia and related notes; additions, corrections and revisions to the Principia. This is the 'general' category: papers relating specifically to lunar theory or containing mathematical problems are classified separately.

Dates: 1686-1725
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
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Papers on the theory of gravity, 1922 - 1924

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/249
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the verification of Einstein's theory of gravitation from observations of total eclipses, notably that of 30 August 1905 and that witnessed at Cordillo Downs, South Australia, on 20-21 September 1922.

Dates: 1922 - 1924
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

'The Measurement of Gravity at Sea' by B. C. Browne, 1937-09

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/2/BrowneB/2
Scope and Contents

Offprint from the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Geophysical Supplement, Volume 4, Number 3.

Dates: Publication: 1937-09

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.