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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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Papers on electric railways, 1882 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/64
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Director of Works and London County Council concerning the new overhead tramway from Woolwich to Eltham, 1901-1910, including:1. Correspondence on measures to the taken to protect the magnetic instruments of the Royal Observatory.2. Black and white photograph of a house in 'Spencer Gardens, Eltham' sent with a letter by S.T. Stafford to the Astronomer Royal asking that he refuse permission for the new line to go into operation because it would disturb...
Dates: 1882 - 1910
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 experiments, 1861 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/696
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning magnetic experiments, including experiments on the induced sub-permanent magnetism of hot rolled and cold rolled malleable iron; proposals to test manufactured iron by magnetism and the findings printed by S.M. Saxby in 'Engineering'; a paper by J.E.H. Gordon and W. Newall on the 'effects of small variations of temperature on steel magnets'; the attraction of magnets by J. Carpenter, with statistics, a summary and relevant mathematical formulae;...
Dates: 1861 - 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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Papers on magnetic force, 1840 - 1841

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/664
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the horizontal and vertical force magnets, including curves for the means of all readings (uncorrected) for temperature, and investigations of temperature corrections. There are also dip observations for 1841 and papers on the magnetic storm of 25 September 1841.

Dates: 1840 - 1841
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, 1886 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/47
Scope and Contents Correspondence with E. Dent and Co. concerning the replacement of the escape wheel of the magnetic declination time piece, 1891. Correspondence with Troughton and Simms concerning the repair of the declination magnet theodolite, 1892.Correspondence with A. Reuker concerning the design of declination magnets, 1898.Correspondence with the Kew Observatory concerning the supply of a unifilax magnetometer to the Royal Observatory, 1890-1891.Correspondence with...
Dates: 1886 - 1913
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 instruments and tests, 1862 - 1867

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/679
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning new magnetic instruments and results of tests. There are papers regarding the annual examination of magnetic declinations; horizontal force magnets; damper experiments with the declination magnets; old vertical and horizontal force instruments; lists of dislocations of the vertical force magnets; new vertical force magnets; comparisons of the Greenwich photographic records with those at Kew Observatory; magnet thermometer line graphs; a new underground...
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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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 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/113
Scope and Contents Paper by Balfour Steward 'On the secular change of magnetic dip at Kew', 1886.Letter of acknowledgement of Captain Evans's paper on compass declinations round Britain, 1873. Notice from Lewis Guidi, Director of the Meteoric and Magnetic Department of Valerio Observatory, 1876, which accompanied the meteorological and magnetic observations of July 1876.'Magnetic observations at Kerguelen' by the Revd S.J. Perry F.R.S., from the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society', No....
Dates: 1873 - 1886
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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Papers on magnetic reductions, 1840 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/659
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to magnetic reductions, including a manuscript of the 'Gottingen Mean Time of Moons Greenwich U[pper] and L[ower] transits 1840-1857'; temperature corrections to the horizontal force and vertical force magnets; and tables of reductions of the magnetic observations.

Dates: 1840 - 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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Papers on magnetic surveys, 1878 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/66
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Correspondence, reports and results relating to magnetic surveys, comparisons of instruments, etc., with copies of G.B. Airy's 'Correction of the Compass in iron ships without the use of a fixed mark', 1878, and G.W. Walker's 'Magnetic Declination in Great Britain and Ireland', 1915.

Dates: 1878 - 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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Papers on magnetic surveys and investigations, 1939 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetic observations, investigations, etc., including the following material:Correspondence with Professor Blackett regarding the quartz horizontal magnetometer and the balance magnetometer zero designed by D. la Cour, 1947.Material on the agenda of the Commonwealth Conference on 'Defence Science', 1947.List of cometary phenomena by P. Bernard, 1947.Correspondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and C.S. Beals regarding the position...
Dates: 1939 - 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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Papers on magnetism, 1836 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/693
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on magnetic disturbances, experiments and findings on magnetism, magnetic deviations and observations of magnetic phenomena. There are German circulars on magnetism by K.F. Gauss and W.E. Weber; tracings and description of the proposed magnetic observatory at Dublin; a magnetic chart of Scotland, 1836; observations of shifts in the magnetic and dipping needle; notices of magnetic disturbances; readings from the horizontal circle of the magnetic theodolite, the...
Dates: 1836 - 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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Papers on magnetism, 1845 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/694
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on magnetic disturbances, alleged new discoveries and theories, and experiments on magnetism. There are calculations for the mean declination of Greenwich, 1849; C. Hansteen's extensive magnetic observations at Christiana (Oslo), and a French paper by him on terrestrial magnetism; E. Sabine's remarks on W. De La Rue's diurnal magnetic theories; an unsigned manuscript on the magnetic disturbances of 24 September 1847 at the Royal Observatory; observations of...
Dates: 1845 - 1861
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 magnetism, 1862 - 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/695
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers on magnetic disturbances, magnetic observations, statistics and reductions, requests for data and matters arising from magnetic papers. There are papers concerning the disagreement between Airy and E. Sabine concerning the usefulness of Greenwich magnetic observations; an article in 'The Engineer' on meteorological observations at the Royal Observatory and a paper on early railways by S. Smiles; 'The relation of the Earth's magnetism to the rotation of the Sun' by...
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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Papers on magnetism and meteorology, 1841 - 1842

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/665
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including observations of meteors, 9 August 1842; observations with the actinometer, 1842; papers relating to the wind, 1842; papers relating to humidity, 1842; and papers relating to thermometers.

Dates: 1841 - 1842
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1841 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/666
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including actinometer observations, 1843; changes in the wind, 1843; hygrometrical calculations; and dew point investigations, 1843.

Dates: 1841 - 1845
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1844

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/667
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including actinometer observations, changes in the wind, hygrometrical calculations and dew point investigations.

Dates: 1844
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1841 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/668
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including actinometer observations, changes in the wind, hygrometrical calculations, abstracts of the declination magnet and the horizontal force magnet, and anemometer records.

Dates: 1841 - 1845
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1840 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/669
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including actinometer observations, changes in the wind, thermometer observations and anemometer records.

Dates: 1840 - 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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Papers on magnetism and meteorology, 1846

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/670
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including tables for horizontal and vertical force; corrections for temperature; equivalents for vertical force magnets, January to December 1846; and daily and hourly hygrometrical calculations.

Dates: 1846
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/671
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Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including tables for equivalents of hygrometrical force; micrometer deflections; temperature corrections and vertical force magnet readings; monthly abstracts of magnetic observations; means of dip; notes on the erection of the photographic apparatus; and the declination base-lines.

Dates: 1847
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 magnetism and meteorology, 1848 - 1850

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/672
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Miscellaneous papers relating to magnetism and meteorology, including tables for vertical force from 1848 to 1850; the valve of the micrometer in the theodolite azimuths for circumpolar stars; Polaris and Delta Ursae Minoris; and the tables used with the needle in Captain Fitzroy's magnetic observatory.

Dates: 1848 - 1850
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 magnetism and photography, 1855 - 1861

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/678
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers concerning instructions, magnetic instruments and photographic techniques. The papers include J. Glaisher's report to the Astronomer Royal on examining the magnetic instruments at the Greenwich Observatory; adjustments to vertical force magnets and compasses; sketches of new mountings for dipping needles; discrepancies of dip; alterations of instruments; trials of dipping needles; papers by J.V. Lamont on the form of magnets (one in English, one in German) and...
Dates: 1855 - 1861
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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