Found in 167 Collections and/or Records:
Notes on Sanderson's lectures in the hand of William Haswell. Includes: lectures on hydrostatics, sounds, optics (with others), mechanics, astronomy, tides, technical chronology, and the doctrine of heat and cold. With (fo. 128) copy of letter from James Bate to Hans Deveille, 3 Jan. 1726
There are two letters with the same date: a.) Chapel on Sunday, possibly Nigels' last service, viewed Venus from the bathroom window. b.) Confirmation of Nigel's last service, drinks in the OCR beforehand, with an invitation to Geoffrey Martin to attend a Charlie Chaplin film.
Preceded by a subject index. The notebook includes biographical notes, notes on letters concerning Urania [Uranus] and comets, and extracts of letters on various topics from cats and carpets to Lady Clive's collection of globes.
A rough copy of observations of major stars made in 1758 and on a voyage of 1764. The volume includes adjustments to the barometer and atmospheric conditions, 1758; calculations of star positions; the longitude of various foreign towns; corrections to the sextant and quadrant; and calculations to discover longitude.
Observations and correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters.
Astronomical observations and calculations made by William Gooch during the voyage of the Daedalus.
Observations of the minor planet Eros to determine the solar parallax: papers and records, 1930 - 1941
Astronomical observations, calculations, etc., made during voyages of discovery.
Observations made on board HMS Adventure during her passage to the South Seas as part of the expedition led by Captain James Cook in HMS Resolution.
Observations made on board HMS Resolution during her passage to the South Seas on the expedition led by Captain James Cook.
Astronomical observations and calculations made during voyages of discovery, including the voyages of the Glatton, 1763-1764; the Providence, 1794-1797; the Thetis, 1794-1797; the Pallas, 1805; and on Captain Cook’s third voyage.
Records created by Alexander Boksenberg while Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1981-1996.
The collection is currently uncatalogued. A partial boxlist is available on application to the RGO archivist.
Two journals by Franklin-Adams recording his astronomical work from 1897, when he first established an observatory at his house, until 1909, thus covering his time spent mapping the southern heavens at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope (1902-1904).
Correspondence and papers regarding general astronomy, pure mathematics and science in general.
Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board.
Papers regarding payments for work done on behalf of the Board, including some miscellaneous receipts.