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Magnetism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1880 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/118
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Dr Shettie concerning terrestrial magnetism, 1880.Correspondence with F.M. Almond concerning the effects of fog on a compass, 1880.Correspondence with F.B. Heate concerning his theory that terrestrial magnetism could be caused by electricity, 1880.Request from the Hydrographer of the Navy, 1881, on behalf of Captain Count Oscar Cassini, Austrian Naval Attaché, for information on how to obtain a copy of 'Instructions for observations on Earth's...
Dates: 1880 - 1891
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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Papers on magnetic instruments, 1873 - 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/112
Scope and Contents Letter from E.J. Stone concerning improvements to Fox's needle for dip and intensity, 1873.Instructions from Sir George Airy to William Ellis to record the level readings of the dip instruments, 1875.'Decimated Compass Card' by James M. Share of the Royal Navy, 1876.'On Magnetic Induction as affecting observations of the intensity of horizontal component of the Earth's Magnetic Force' by C. Chambers F.R.S., Superintendent of the Colaba Observatory, Bombay.'The...
Dates: 1873 - 1885
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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Papers on magnetic investigations, 1872 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/110
Scope and Contents Copies of letters of Sir George Airy, Astronomer Royal, concerning 'A new form of numerical expression of magnetic perturbations', 1872.Copies of letters of Airy concerning papers giving the daily range of magnetic declination, 1878.Copies of notes for the examination of diurnal magnetic curves, 1879.Correspondence with W.J. Cockburn-Muir concerning the latitude of the north magnetic pole, 1879.'A comparison of daily variation with sun spots',...
Dates: 1872 - 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).
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Papers on magnetic observations, 1879 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/111
Scope and Contents

Comparisons of magnetic observations from Greenwich, St Helena and Paris from 1580 to 1870.

Correspondence and notes concerning the magnetic observations of the Arctic expedition, 1875-1876, by Staff-Commander E.W. Creak of the Royal Navy, 1879.

Copies of articles by William Ellis, assistant, 1880, concerning the magnetic storm of August 1880, which were sent to 'Nature' for publication.



Dates: 1879 - 1880
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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Papers on magnetic observations, 1873 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/114
Scope and Contents Correspondence with W.M. Hutchings of the 'Colliery Guardian', 1874-1877, concerning the engraving and publication of a map and article on magnetic declination, including a 'Map showing the magnetic declination for 1874, England and Wales', printed as a supplement to the 'Colliery Guardian', 1874; and a 'Map showing lines of equal magnetic declination for 1877' from the 'Colliery Guardian', 29 December 1876.Copies of articles on magnetic disturbances by William Ellis sent to 'Nature'...
Dates: 1873 - 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).

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