Reference numberMS/226
TitleA history of pendulum observations, by John Herschel
DescriptionDraft version of a history of the use of pendulums for gravity observations, with an introduction to the unpublished material by the author, translations and reference notes for insertion into the final text.

Herschel's work on the manuscripts stopped in August 1881, shortly before he departed for the United States of America to aid in the manufacture of equipment for geodetic surveys there.
Extent2 files, 2 items
Physical descriptionPaper
DimensionsVarious sizes
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7955Herschel; John (1837 - 1921)1837 - 1921
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