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Magnetism

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 117 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on magnetic investigations, 1947 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/373
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetic investigations, including the following items:Correspondence with Dr R.F. Thyer, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia; Professor S. Imamati, Kakiora Magnetic Observatory, Japan; Dr A.A. Giesecke Jr, Huancayo, Peru; and Dr S.L. Mulurka, Alibag Magnetic Observatory, India, regarding sudden magnetic commencements and impulses at different places on the Earth, 1953.Correspondence with J.M. Rayner, Australia, regarding proposed sites for...
Dates: 1947 - 1953
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1924 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/64
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding magnetic observations received by the Royal Observatory from other observatories.

Dates: 1924 - 1936
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1927 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/65
Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to magnetic observations given by the Royal Observatory to universities, colleges, collieries and petroleum companies, 1927-1928 and 1935-1938.

Dates: 1927 - 1938
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1834 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/675
Scope and Contents Correspondence on magnetic observations, including papers on the establishment of a Magnetic Observatory in Greenwich Park and the benefits to astronomers of this research; specifications and accounts for the Observatory building; functions of the Magnetic Observatory and the provision of staff and equipment; extracts from Royal Society correspondence and minutes on magnetism and meteorology; a report on a letter by F.W.H.A.V. Humboldt concerning magnetic observations; the report of the...
Dates: 1834 - 1848
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1953 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/377
Scope and Contents

Official correspondence concerning magnetic observations, including letters on a 'Nuclear-Free Precession Magnetometer', 1956.

Dates: 1953 - 1963
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1946 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/383
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding magnetic observations received mainly from foreign magnetic observatories.

Dates: 1946 - 1963
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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Correspondence on magnetic observations, 1946 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/384
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding magnetic observations supplied mainly to foreign observatories.

Dates: 1946 - 1963
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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Correspondence on magnetic reductions, 1857 - 1862

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/658
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with computers engaged on magnetic reductions. The volume also includes work books of the computers, attendance records and other items.

Dates: 1857 - 1862
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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Correspondence on magnetic variation, 1782 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/42
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the effects of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.

Dates: 1782 - 1828
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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Correspondence on magnetic variation, 1787 - 1830

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/43
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the effect of magnetic variation on the mariner's compass, the use of magnetic variation to establish longitude and the cause of magnetic variation.

Dates: 1787 - 1830
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning magnetism, including the following material:Correspondence concerning the variation of magnetic charts and records and requests for measurements of magnetic variation, 1947.Correspondence concerning the 'New Zealand Pilot' magnetic observation spots and an extract from 'Nature' regarding 'Earth Currents in Short Submarine Cables', 1946.Correspondence concerning the amendment of the 'Red Sea and Gulf of Aden Pilot',...
Dates: 1937 - 1947
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning magnetism, including correspondence with the Carnegie Institute of Washington and the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism regarding the interchange of magnetic data; correspondence with Dr G. Swoboda, Lausanne Magnetical Observatory, regarding magnetic character numbers from the Abinger Magnetic Observatory; and quarterly summaries of days classified according to magnetic disturbances. The papers also include the following material:Letter...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/13
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning magnetism, including the following material:Correspondence regarding instruments, such as declination magnometers, 1951.Correspondence with the National Coal Board regarding Abinger declination traces and magnetograms, 1950.Correspondence with George Phillip and Son Ltd regarding the north magnetic pole, 1950.Programme for the demonstration of the Total Force Magnetic Variometer at Airwork Ltd, Langley Airport,...
Dates: 1937 - 1951
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1932 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/60
Scope and Contents

Official correspondence with the Admiralty regarding magnetic instruments, surveys, disturbances and results of observations.

Dates: 1932 - 1934
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1920 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/70
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence concerning magnetism, including scientific discoveries; electric fields; new types of magnet; sunspots and magnetic storms; starting a new magnetic observatory in Siam (Thailand); and special work done on terrestrial magnetism at Abinger for the second International Polar Year 1932-1933.

Dates: 1920 - 1936
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1947 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/371
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetism, including the following items:Correspondence regarding the airborne magnetic observations made prior to 1952, 1953.Correspondence regarding magnetic declination records, 1953.Correspondence regarding magnetic observations taken between Norway and Greenland, 1953.Lists of sites in Labrador suitable for magnetic observations (Battle Harbour, Hopedale and Hebron), 1953Minutes of a meeting on magnetic variation held at...
Dates: 1947 - 1953
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/374
Scope and Contents

A small set of general correspondence on magnetic observations.

Dates: 1948
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1953 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/378
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the National Physical Laboratory regarding magnetism.

Dates: 1953 - 1960
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1953 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/379
Scope and Contents

General correspondence regarding magnetic investigations.

Dates: 1953 - 1960
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/380
Scope and Contents

General correspondence regarding magnetic observations.

Dates: 1958
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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Correspondence on magnetism, 1946 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/385
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding magnetic information supplied to the War Office.

Dates: 1946 - 1957
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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Correspondence on magnetism and meteorology, 1945 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/119
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetism and meteorology, including correspondence with Messrs Jackson and Phillips, Madrid, Spain, 1946-1947, regarding the Kew unifiliar magnetometer and dip indicator, including an attached galvanometer, for a new geophysical observatory in Spain; a list of Royal Observatory instrument requirements, 1945; and correspondence regarding a silica coating for astronomical mirrors, 1947, including a communication from the Naval Scientific Service on 'The United States...
Dates: 1945 - 1947
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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Correspondence on magnetism and meteorology, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/124
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence regarding magnetism and meteorology, including an illustration and translation of a leaflet, sent by H.V. Skan to the Astronomer Royal, concerning a 'Radiation Balance Meter' being manufactured by Dr B. Lange in Berlin.

Dates: 1956
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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Correspondence on magnetism and photography, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/677
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Correspondence with C. Brooke, F. Beaufort, E. Sabine and F. Ronalds concerning magnetic instruments and photographic registration. There are two circulars advertising Gray and Keen's floating compasses; specimens of photographic secondaries and tertiaries; papers regarding tests on various emulsions; and notes on the Greenwich magnetic instruments for 1853 and 1854.

Dates: 1849 - 1854
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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Correspondence on magnetism and photography, 1862 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/681
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning magnetic instruments and photographic registration. The correspondents include H.E. Roscoe, B. Steward, G. Forbes, H. James, W. De La Rue, B.A. Gould, L.M. Rutherford and C. Brooke. The papers include vertical and horizontal section plans of the Horizontal Force and Declination Photographic Apparatus; a paper by J.D. Forbes titled 'An account of two artificial hemispheres representing graphically the distribution of temperature and magnetism from...
Dates: 1862 - 1872
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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