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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 magnetism and seismology, 1880 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/111
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetism and seismology, with a detailed index at the beginning. The letters are divided into the following sections:'Magnetism - Admiralty', 26 July 1894 - 24 July 1901.'Cape Magnetic Establishment', 28 January 1882 - 4 July 1899.'Magnetism - Observations given', 28 July 1880 - 5 April 1905.'Magnetism - Survey of South Africa, Professors Beattie & Morrison', 14 January 1898 - 28 August 1906.'Instruments', 16 July...
Dates: 1880 - 1906
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 R.R.S. 'Research', 1933 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the R.R.S. (Royal Research Ship) 'Research'. Some of the principal items are as follows:(1) Correspondence regarding fittings and instruments for the R.R.S. 'Research'Correspondence with the Cambridge Instrument Company Ltd regarding the marine earth inductor, 1938.Correspondence regarding the collimating compass, 1938.Report on the magnetic suitability of a D'Arsonval Galvanometer submitted by the Cambridge...
Dates: 1933 - 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 schemes and inventions, 1785 - 1829

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/45
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding miscellaneous schemes and inventions.

Dates: 1785 - 1829
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 the Comité International Météorologique, 1913 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/68
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the 'Comité International Météorologique et Commission Internationale de Magnetisme Semestre', with copies of quarterly summaries of days classified according to magnetic disturbance, sent to the Director of the Royal Meteorological Institute, Netherlands; a report on magnetic work undertaken, sent to the Cassiot Committee, 1924; and a list of the magnetic work undertaken at the Kew Observatory.

Dates: 1913 - 1927
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 the Greenwich Dip Instrument, 1862 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/680
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with G.G. Stokes, J.P. Gassiot and others on the Greenwich Dip Instrument. The papers include printed correspondence between Kew Observatory and Airy; a report of the Kew Commission of the British Association for the Advancement of Science; and readings from Airy's Dip Instrument, 1863-1864.

Dates: 1862 - 1867
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 the Magnetic Observatory, 1948 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/78
Scope and Contents General and official correspondence regarding the removal of the Magnetic Observatory from Abinger to Hartland, including the following items: Correspondence regarding hotel bookings for people visiting Hartland, 1963.Report on hygiene inspection at Hartland, 1963.Letters to P.L. Rickerby regarding the allocation of construction work at Hartland, 1963.Correspondence regarding the trials of a recording magnetometer, 1963.Plan of the proposed new fencing...
Dates: 1948 - 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 variometers, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/117
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of H. Spencer Jones with the Danish Meteorological Institute and Professor De la Cour regarding variometers for Abinger.

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 regarding methods and instruments used to establish longitude and the use of chronometers at sea, 1783 - 1828

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/38
Scope and Contents From the Series: The first part of collection is comprised of papers concerning the internal affairs of the Board of Longitude, including the granting of awards, accounts, minutes, committee papers, petitions and memorials, the loan of instruments, publications and the payment of staff. These are followed by a wide range of papers relating to the Board's work, concerning clocks, chronometers and other instruments; longitude and latitude; magnetic variation; schemes and inventions; tables; pendulum...
Dates: 1783 - 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 with magnetic observatories, 1911 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/61
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with magnetic observatories, including Eskdalemuir and Kew, regarding staff and other subjects, and with the National Physical Laboratory, regarding instruments.

Dates: 1911 - 1932
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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Declination magnet adjustments, 1839 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/653
Scope and Contents

Records of declination magnet adjustments.

Dates: 1839 - 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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George Frederick Charles Searle: Notebooks and Class Experiments

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8324
Dates: 1892-1944 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: 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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Letter on magnetic equipment, 1966-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/894
Scope and Contents

A letter from F.B. Toombs, on behalf of the Defence Land Agent, to J. Dinning, Forestry Commission, requesting permission for the siting of two items of magnetic equipment in Friston Forest.

Dates: 1966-07-04
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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Letter regarding magnetic instruments, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/97
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from H. Spencer Jones to the Admiralty regarding a high precision potentiometer, with an attached quotation from H. Tinsley and Co. Ltd, scientific instrument manufacturer.

Dates: 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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Magnetic observations, 1850 - 1874

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/674
Scope and Contents

Magnetic observations consisting of declination, horizontal force and vertical force tables. There are also temperature experiments relating to the horizontal force and vertical force magnets, 1864.

Dates: 1850 - 1874
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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Magnetic reductions, 1848 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/660
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous calculations relating to magnetic reductions and a copy of same for the press, including temperature corrections, adjustments of the magnets, and monthly curves for magnet thermometers.

Dates: 1848 - 1857
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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Magnetic reductions, 1841 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/661
Scope and Contents

Various magnetic reductions, including reductions to algebraic formulae, reductions of magnetic declination, and reductions of magnetic horizontal and vertical force. The volume also includes magnetic diurnal curves.

Dates: 1841 - 1857
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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Measurements of needle inclination, 1852 - 1853

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/178
Scope and Contents

'The Dip Book' containing measurements of the inclination of the magnetic needle.

Dates: 1852 - 1853
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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Measurements of needle inclination, 1853 - 1855

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/179
Scope and Contents

'The Dip Book' containing measurements of the inclination of the magnetic needle.

Dates: 1853 - 1855
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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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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1874 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/117
Scope and Contents Notice from C.F. Varley giving a change of address, 1874.Correspondence with Diamilla Muller, Italy, concerning the title and publishers of a work by Sir George Airy, 1874.Correspondence with W. Bond-Paul regarding terrestrial magnetism, 1875, including an unlabelled diagram and a letter from [W.R.A.] titled 'A concise statement of two distinct hypotheses relative to the variation and dip of the needle'.Correspondence with the Revd S.J. Perry concerning the probable...
Dates: 1874 - 1912
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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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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Miscellaneous papers on magnetism, 1845 - 1903

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/116
Scope and Contents Internal memoranda and plans for the New Magnetic Pavilion at the Royal Observatory covering the design and the building itself and including some magnetic observations, 1896.Memoranda and instructions to staff of the Meteorological and Magnetical Department, including various diagrams and tables and magnetic observations, 1845-1903.Miscellaneous correspondence concerning the following subjects, 1873-1892: 1. Conversion of scales; 2. Notes; 3. Aurora of 2 October 1882; 4. A...
Dates: 1845 - 1903
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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Observations of the magnetic needle, 1851 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/176
Scope and Contents

Observations of the magnetic needle, including inertia, vibration and deflection.

Dates: 1851 - 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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Orders, 1884 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/24
Scope and Contents (1) Financial orders, 1887-1923Orders and notices from the Astronomer Royal to Royal Observatory staff on the rate of pay for observing duties and overtime payments for extra computing, 1887-1912.Summary of payments made to computers during the years 1910-1923, and notice of the rates of pay for observing duties, 1910-1923.Orders and notes from the Astronomer Royal to Royal Observatory staff on the rates of pay for observing duties, 1905-1909.Orders and...
Dates: 1884 - 1923
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 for lectures on ship's magnetism, 1864 - 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/690
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the preparations for Airy's lectures at the Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering on magnetic errors, compensations and corrections. The volume includes texts, notes, annotations and corrections of Airy's lectures to the students; the syllabus for the course of lectures; plans of the old lecture theatre at the South Kensington Museum; instructions to W. Carpenter, J. Simmons and W. Simms for demonstration models; and various points of...
Dates: 1864 - 1865
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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