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Magnetism

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Measurements of needle inclination, 1855 - 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/180
Scope and Contents

A 'Dip Book' showing measurements of the inclination of the magnetic needle for 1 June 1855 - 6 February 1857, and observations of the same type made by E.J. Stone during 16 August - 28 September 1871.

Dates: 1855 - 1871
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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