Reference numberAP/58/4
TitleUnpublished paper, 'On a secular variation in the rainfall in connection with the secular variation in the amount of sun-spots' by C [Charles] Meldrum
DescriptionMeldrum shares a series of tables recording data on rainfall and sunspots, and presents his observations on the data.

Annotations in pencil and ink throughout. Marked on front as 'Archives June 15/76'. With accompanying correspondence with George Gabriel Stokes, and Meldrum's response to feedback on his paper.

Subject: Meteorology / Astronomy

Received 14 February 1876. Read 9 March 1876. Communicated by Balfour Stewart.

Whilst the Royal Society declined to publish this paper in full, an abstract of the paper was published in volume 24 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'On a secular variation in the rainfall in connexion with the secular variation in amount of sun-spots'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: /10.1098/rspl.1875.0050
Related records in the catalogueRR/8/51
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8283Stokes; Sir; George Gabriel (1819 - 1903)1819 - 1903
NA6163Meldrum; Charles (1821 - 1901)1821 - 1901
NA6042Stewart; Balfour (1828 - 1887)1828 - 1887
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