Record

Reference numberMM/11/88
LevelItem
Title"Extract from a note made by G B Airy immediately after the meeting of the Council of the Royal Society on July 9 or 10 1840"
DateMarch 1845
DescriptionThe extract gives Airy's opinion on the call for the establishment of a magnetical and meteorological observatory "in the neighbourhood of London".

MM/11/87-90 are written in the same hand and appear to be by G B Airy who was concerned about the effect on the Greenwich Observatory of attempts to build a new observatory for magnetical observations.
Extent1 side
FormatManuscript
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8035Airy; Sir; George Biddell (1801 - 1892); astronomer and Mathematician1801 - 1892
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