Reference numberMC/12/200
TitleLetter from A S [Alexander Stewart] Herschel, 16 Saville Row, Newcastle on Tyne, to Wr [Walter] White, Librarian [and Assistant Secretary] of the Royal Society
CreatorHerschel; Alexander Stewart (1836-1907); British astronomer
Date4 October 1881
DescriptionEnquiring, on behalf of his older brother William John Herschel, about recent publications on solar discoveries. The older Herschel is particularly interested in Lockyer's spectroscopic observations of the sun, which were published in the 'Proceedings'.
Access statusOpen
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NA6670Herschel; Alexander Stewart (1836 - 1907); astronomer1836 - 1907
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