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Authorised form of nameHuggins; Sir; William (1824 - 1910); astronomer
Dates1824 - 1910
NationalityBritish
Place of birthStoke Newington, London, England
Date of birth07 February 1824
Place of deathTulse Hill, London
Date of death12/05/1910
Dates and placesBurial:
Golders Green, London
Research fieldAstrophysics
ActivityEducation:
City of London School (1837-1839)
Career:
In business; gave up business in favour of astronomy; built an observatory at Tulse Hill; devised the star spectroscope with William Allen Miller (FRS 1845); received Civil List pension of £150 (1890); President, British Association (1891); died after a surgical operation; was cremated and his ashes buried at Golders Green.
Honours:
KCB 1897; OM 1902
Memberships:
FRAS (1854)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election01/06/1865
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
PRS 1900-1905; VP 1870-1871, 1895-1897, 1906-1907
Medals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1866; Rumford Medal 1880; Copley Medal 1898
Lectures:
Bakerian 1885
RelationshipsSon of William Thomas Huggins, silk mercer and linen draper of Gracechurch Street, London and his wife Lucy Miller of Peterborough; married (1875) Margaret Lindsay Murray, daughter of John Murray of Dublin; no children
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; DSB
Obituaries:
Proc Roy Soc Series A 1911-1912 vol 86 pp i-xix, plate, signed by F W D
References:
Joan Mason, 'Hertha Ayrton (1854-1923) and the Admission of Women to the Royal Society of London' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 201-220
Vanity Fair 09 April 1903
R W Home, 'The Royal Society and the Empire: the colonial and Commonwealth Fellowship. Part 2. After 1847' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 47-84
F Kurzer, 'The life and work of Charles Tomlinson FRS: A Career in Victorian Science and Technology' in NR 2004 vol 58 pp 203-226
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17378802
Royal Society codeNA7376
Archives associated with this Fellow
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EC/1865/09Huggins, Sir William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/002289Huggins, Sir William
MM/7/4Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to TG Bonney21 December 1883
IM/Maull/002290Huggins, Sir Williamnd
MM/16/55Letter from William Huggins, Tulse Hill13 June 1865
MM/7/6Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to TG Bonney3 November 1905
MM/7/5Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to TG Bonney5 March 1885
MM/7/3Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to TG Bonney25 May 1883
MM/12/130Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Rue15 September 1880
MM/12/133Letter from William Huggins, Athenaeum, to Warren de la Ruec.1880
MM/12/128Letter from David Gill, Cape Observatory, to William Huggins9 August 1880
MM/12/131Letter from Howard Grubb, Dublin, to William Huggins15 September 1880
MM/12/134Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Ruec.1880
MM/12/124Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Warren de la Rue7 July 1880
MS/743/1/67Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [John Hall] Gladstone6 June 1867
MS/377/1/65Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher Barrett]3 November 1872
MS/377/1/66Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett27 April 1873
MS/377/1/63Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher Barrett]27 March 1871
MS/377/1/62Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher Barrett]21 December 1869
MS/377/1/71Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett4 October 1908
MS/377/1/68Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett19 November 1906
MS/377/1/61Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher Barrett]13 December 1869
MS/377/1/70Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett16 October 1907
MS/377/1/64Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher Barrett]9 October 1872
MS/743/1/73Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [John Hall] Gladstonend
MS/743/1/72Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [John Hall] Gladstone[December 1870]
NLB/6/1064Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to West, Newman & Company18 October 1892
IM/005231Royal Society Officers circa 1895-1900nd
IM/002288Huggins, Sir William1999
IM/002291Huggins, Sir William1905
NLB/24/551Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society2 June 1902
NLB/23/2/155Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to The Chief Accountant, Bank of England, E.C.23 January 1902
NLB/26/147Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, 90 Upper Tulse Hill[January 1903]
NLB/26/502Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society1 April 1903
MS/257/2/324A note on his spectroscopic examination of Encke's comet by William Huggins[1871]
NLB/2/320Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society23 April 1888
NLB/1/491Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins6 July 1887
NLB/4/283Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins 10 April 1890
NLB/4/540Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society4 July 1890
NLB/4/555Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Huggins9 July 1890
NLB/4/567Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Huggins11 July 1890
NLB/4/554Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mrs Huggins8 July 1890
NLB/4/626Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society24 July 1890
NLB/3/193Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society9 April 1889
NLB/3/169Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society2 April 1889
NLB/3/320Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins7 May 1889
NLB/3/253Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society24 April 1889
NLB/3/250Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr Collings24 April 1889
NLB/3/219Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Mr G S Waterlow, Finsbury Stationery Works, Clifton Street, E.C.12 April 1889
NLB/3/329Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, [Fellow of the Royal Society] 10 May 1889
NLB/6/702Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs West, Newman & Company29 June 1892
NLB/3/494Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Harrison & Sons25 June 1889
NLB/3/570Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society15 July 1889
NLB/3/568Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Harrison & Sons15 July 1889
NLB/4/1160Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society3 February 1891
NLB/7/278Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to A F Hill, New Bond Street11 January 1893
NLB/6/727Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Messrs West, Newman & Company4 July 1892
NLB/3/957Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster, [Royal Society]23 November 1889
NLB/6/1059Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Messrs West, Newman & Company14 October 1892
NLB/6/1080Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Henry Young, the Royal Institution19 October 1892
NLB/7/449Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to A F Hill, 38 New Bond Street, W.21 February 1893
NLB/7/887Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society19 May 1893
NLB/25/211Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to William Huggins, President, Royal Society22 September 1902
NLB/22/383Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Sir William Huggins], President of the Royal Society4 May 1901
NLB/11/313Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society31 May 1895
NLB/9/348Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society1 May 1894
NLB/13/840Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society7 December 1896
NLB/13/314Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Dr William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society23 July 1896
NLB/29/679Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society23 November 1904
NLB/24New Letter Book volume 24, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 February 1902-21 July 1902
NLB/25New Letter Book volume 25, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration21 July 1902-12 January 1903
NLB/14/93Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Richard Tetley Glazebrook, Gilmerton, Ventnor, Isle of Wight4 January 1897
NLB/14/59Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Secretaries of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, W.18 December 1896
NLB/26New Letter Book volume 26, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 January 1903-13 June 1903
RR/17/31Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Determinations of wave-length from spectra obtained at the total solar eclipses of 1900, 1901 and 1905' by Frank Watson Dyson[May 1906]
NLB/23/1/866Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society10 February 1902
NLB/14/846Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Professor Robert Bellamy Clifton, and Dr [William] Huggins, Fellows of the Royal Society27 May 1897
NLB/15/103Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Drummond and Company26 June 1897
RR/16/343Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'First photographs of the canals of Mars' by Percival LowellOctober 1905
NLB/16/67Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Messrs Mayall & Company22 January 1898
NLB/15/176Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, Sir William Huggins, and Professor Robert Bellamy Clifton, Vice President of the Royal Society8 July 1897
NLB/16/59Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to R T Glazebrook, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1898
NLB/22/63Copy telegram from Sir Michael Foster, to [Sir William] Huggins, [Fellow of the Royal Society]26 February 1901
MC/18/112Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison[May 1903]
NLB/23/2/195Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Colonel A M Egerton23 April 1902
NLB/17/455Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1898
NLB/17/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society8 December 1898
NLB/17/457Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Horace A D Seymour, Royal Mint3 November 1898
MC/18/109Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison27 March 1903
NLB/41/147Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society23 October 1909
NLB/26/836Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 June 1903
NLB/38/132Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, S.W.18 June 1908
NLB/34/105Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society28 November 1906
NLB/19/788Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 December 1899
NLB/23/2/193Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to H R H Prince Edward of Saxe Weimar23 April 1902
NLB/24/502Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society27 May 1902
NLB/24/69Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society24 February 1902
NLB/25/147Copy letter from William Huggins, to [Mr] Young 27 August 1902
NLB/22/246Copy telegram from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Sir William] Huggins, [President of the Royal Society], 90 Upper Tulse Hill, S.W.[March 1901]
NLB/27/59Copy telegram from Michael Foster, to Sir William Huggins [President of the Royal Society][25 June 1903]
NLB/22/182Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 March 1901
NLB/25/172Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society9 September 1902
NLB/21/310Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society26 October 1900
NLB/22/306Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 April 1901
NLB/22/315Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 April 1901
NLB/22/417Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to [Sir William Huggins], President of the Royal Society13 May 1901
NLB/23/2/194Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Arthur J Bigge23 April 1902
NLB/22/601Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins [President of the Royal Society]11 June 1901
NLB/25/472Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society10 November 1902
NLB/23/1/12Copy letter from Michael Foster, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society9 August 1901
NLB/22/750Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society10 July 1901
NLB/22/562Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society5 June 1901
NLB/23/1/449Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society14 November 1901
NLB/22/725Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society5 July 1901
NLB/23/1/277Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 October 1901
NLB/22/735Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir William Huggins1 July 1901
NLB/23/2/196Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Colonel A C F FitzGeorge, Gloucester House, Park Lane23 April 1902
NLB/25/163Copy letter from an unknown correspondent, to William Huggins, President, Royal Society3 September 1902
NLB/23/2/115Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Professor Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow13 October 1901
NLB/23/2/69Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to General Sir Dighton Probyn, Keeper of the Privy Purse16 May 1901
NLB/23/2/210Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to The Honorary Secretary, Joint Antarctic Committee5 June 1902
NLB/23/2/116Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to The Chief Accountant, Bank of England, London, E.C.31 October 1901
NLB/23/1/303Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society23 October 1901
NLB/23/1/413Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 November 1901
NLB/23/1/255Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, [President, Royal Society]17 October 1901
NLB/23/1/401Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society6 November 1901
NLB/23/1/788Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the President of the Royal Society, [William Huggins][22 January 1902]
NLB/23/1/392Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society5 November 1901
NLB/23/1/421Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society11 November 1901
NLB/23/1/550Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, [President, Royal Society]29 November 1901
NLB/23/2/355Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to The Secretary, H M Treasury2 July 1903
NLB/23/2/302Copy letter sent from Sir William Huggins, to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge12 February 1903
NLB/24/765Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society7 July 1902
NLB/23/1/639Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society19 December 1901
NLB/23/1/737Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society14 January 1902
NLB/23/2/533Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to The Under Secretary of State, Colonial Office, S.W.23 July 1904
NLB/24/213Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society26 March 1902
NLB/24/59Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, [President of the Royal Society]22 February 1902
NLB/24/561Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society3 June 1902
NLB/25/577Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society[22 November 1902]
NLB/24/84Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society26 February 1902
NLB/24/483Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to His Royal Highness Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar24 May 1902
NLB/24/296Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 April 1902
NLB/24/327Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society28 April 1902
NLB/26/566Copy letter from Sir William Huggins to, Colonel A M Egerton21 April 1903
NLB/25/205Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society22 September 1902
NLB/24/482Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur J Bigge24 May 1902
NLB/25/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society11 November 1902
NLB/25/464Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society7 November 1902
NLB/25/574Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society21 November 1902
NLB/24/798Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society14 July 1902
NLB/24/573Copy letter from unknown correspondent, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society3 June 1902
NLB/29/401Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society6 October 1904
NLB/26/6Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society13 January 1903
NLB/24/840Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 July 1902
NLB/26/565Copy letter from Sir William Huggins to, Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur J Bigge21 April 1903
NLB/27/106Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society1 July 1903
NLB/25/826Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society8 January 1903
NLB/27/70Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society25 June 1903
NLB/27/27Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 June 1903
NLB/26/255Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society17 February 1903
NLB/27/155Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society13 July 1903
NLB/27/74Copy letter from William Huggins and Clements Robert Markham, to the Secretary, His Majesty's Treasury23 June 1903
NLB/26/339Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society4 March 1903
NLB/26/494Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society31 March 1903
NLB/26/606Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society29 April 1903
NLB/26/396Copy letter from Sir William Huggins and Spencer Compton Cavendish, Duke of Devonshire to, The Very Reverend the Dean of Westminster12 March 1903
NLB/27/262Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society29 July 1903
NLB/26/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society29 May 1903
NLB/26/481Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society30 March 1903
NLB/26/567Copy letter from Sir William Huggins to, His Royal Highness The Duke of Teck21 April 1903
NLB/27/432Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society23 September 1903
NLB/27/414Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Sir Clements Robert Markham, [Fellow of the Royal Society]16 September 1903
NLB/27/500Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 October 1903
NLB/27/479Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society7 October 1903
NLB/26/705Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society18 May 1903
NLB/26/848Copy letter from Sir William Huggins to, Sir Clements Markham, Fellow of the Royal Society11 June 1903
NLB/26/738Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to, Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society21 May 1903
NLB/26/850Copy letter from Sir William Huggins to, The Right Honourable A J Balfour MP11 June 1903
NLB/27/711Copy telegram from Alfred Bray Kempe, to Sir William Huggins, [President, Royal Society], 90 Upper Tulse Hill[17 November 1903]
NLB/27/672Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society12 November 1903
NLB/27/724Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Major Alexander Percy MacMahon, Alfred Bray Kempe, and Dr Thomas Edward Thorpe, [Fellows of the Royal Society]20 November 1903
NLB/27/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society1 December 1903
NLB/30/57Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society21 January 1905
NLB/28/267Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to the Lord Commissioners of the Admiralty[6 February 1904]
NLB/30/125Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society2 February 1905
NLB/30/161Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society7 February 1905
NLB/30/610Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur J Briggs19 April 1905
NLB/30/278Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President, Royal Society24 February 1905
NLB/30/611Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Colonel A M Egerton19 April 1905
NLB/28/311Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society16 February 1904
NLB/28/361Copy letter from William Huggins, to Professor John Wesley Judd, [Fellow of the Royal Society]23 February 1904
MC/20/408Letter from [John William Strutt], Terling Place, Witham, Essex, to Sir William [Huggins]29 October 1905
NLB/31/912Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society6 December 1905
NLB/29/518Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society31 October 1904
NLB/30/607Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society17 April 1905
NLB/30/789Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society24 May 1905
NLB/28/629Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Colonel A M Egerton22 April 1904
NLB/28/856Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Colonel A M Egerton, the Stud House, Kingston-on-Thames6 June 1904
MC/19/462Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison31 October 1904
NLB/29/414Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society10 October 1904
NLB/29/402Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society7 October 1904
NLB/30/863Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society2 June 1905
NLB/28/558Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society29 March 1904
NLB/28/857Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Lieutenant Colonel Sir Arthur J Bigge6 June 1904
NLB/28/587Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, to Sir Norman Lockyer, Fellow of the Royal Society14 April 1904
NLB/31/80Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 June 1905
NLB/29/584Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 November 1904
NLB/31/77Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 June 1905
NLB/29/706Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society28 November 1904
NLB/28/906Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society13 June 1904
NLB/29/569Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society4 November 1904
NLB/31/492Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir Willim Huggins, President of the Royal Society28 September 1905
NLB/31/656Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society27 October 1905
NLB/31/715Copy letter from William Huggins, to Dr Ludwig Mond, Fellow of the Royal Society3 November 1905
NLB/33/676Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society19 October 1906
NLB/34/109Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society29 November 1906
NLB/36/154Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society27 August 1907
NLB/36/211Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society18 September 1907
NLB/37/58Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Huggins KCB, OM, FRS17 January 1908
MC/19/456Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison27 April 1904
NLB/36/813Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, [Fellow of the Royal Society]19 December 1907
MC/19/466Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison21 November 1904
NLB/40/226Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Sir William Huggins KCB, OM, FRS4 May 1909
NLB/40/665Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Professor J [John] H [Henry] Poynting FRS, Chairman of the Physics and Chemistry Committee15 July 1909
NLB/41/752Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society21 February 1910
MC/19/775Letter from [Henry Clifton] Sorby, Broom Field, Sheffield, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 November 1904
NLB/42/310Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison to Messrs Harrison & Sons13 May 1910
NLB/42/382Copy letter from Archibald Geikie to Unknown Recipient30 May 1910
MC/20/64Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison1 October 1905
RR/18/67Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the improbability of a random distribution of the stars in space' by Karl PearsonApril 1910
NLB/23/1Copy letters sent from Royal Society administrative staff and officers2 August 1901-12 February 1902
RR/9/152Letter from William Huggins, on his paper 'On the corona of the Sun' to the Secretary of the Royal Society1883
RR/9/223Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the most widened lines in sun sport spectra' by Joseph Norman Lockyer2 March 1884
NLB/57/304Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr John Horne, FRS11 October 1919
RR/9/108Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the total solar eclipse of May 17, 1882' by William DeWiveleslie Abney and Arthur Schuster7 May 1883
MS/928/2/104Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to Charles Vernon Boys11 February 1902
RR/10/187Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the spectrum of the oxy-hydrogen flame' by George Downing Liveing and James Dewar25 January 1888
RR/13/5Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Total eclipse of the sun, 1896.— The Novaya-Zemlya observations' by George Baden-Powell28 December 1896
RR/17/403Referee's report by William Huggins on a paper 'The spectrum of magnesium hydride' by Alfred FowlerJuly 1909
RR/13/222Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Comparative photographic spectra of stars to the 3½ magnitude' by Frank McClean21 April 1897
RR/13/61Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Preliminary report on the results obtained with the prismatic camera during the eclipse of 1896' by Joseph Norman Lockyer28 December 1896
RR/6/163Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun.—No. II' by Joseph Norman Lockyer4 December 1868
PT/70/1Paper, 'On the spectra of some of the chemical elements' by William Huggins[1863]
RR/17/452Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the wave-lengths of lines in the secondary spectrum of hydrogen' by Herbert Edmeston Watson February 1909
RR/6/167Referee's report by William Huggins, on an addendum to the paper 'Spectroscopic observations of the sun.—No. II' by Joseph Norman Lockyer19 April 1869
NLB/57/161Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Miss Montefiore31 July 1919
CD/48/27Letter from [Henry Bruce] Lefroy, Agent General for Western Australia, to Sir William Huggins, KCB, President of the Royal Society9 July 1903
CD/16/4Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to unknown correspondent13 March 1904
CD/26/19Letter from [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 November 1903
CD/16/6Letter from J. Barry, Goldsmiths' Hall, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 March 1904
CD/47/8Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary [of the Royal Society]11 May 1903
CD/26/25Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society23 November 1903
CD/25/18Letter from Karl Pearson, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society24 April 1902
CD/26/22Letter from [Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society], to Professor [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer20 November 1903
CD/15/1Letter from Hugh Frank Newall, Astrophysical Department, Cambridge, to Sir William Huggins11 October 1908
CD/49/2Letter from [Herbert Hall] Turner, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society30 October 1903
CD/26/12Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society9 November 1903
CD/48/11Letter from [Herbert Hall] Turner, University Observatory, Oxford, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society20 January 1903
CD/26/18Copy letter from [John] Burdon-Sanderson, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society16 November 1903
CD/25/16Letter from Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 April 1902
CD/25/17Copy letter from William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Dr [Karl] Pearson23 April 1902
MS/427/63Copy letter from Walter White, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, to the Hon. [Charles] W. Fremandle, Glasgow4 November 1880
CD/26/10Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary of the Royal Society[November 1903]
CD/26/6Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society; to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society6 November 1903
CD/26/8Letter from [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society8 November 1903
CD/48/4Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Honourable Sir [Edward Horne] Wittenoom, KCMG, Agent General for West Australia28 October 1902
CD/26/3Letter from [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society[November 1903]
CD/22/18Letter from G. H. Murray, Treasury Chambers, to [Sir William Huggins,] President of the Royal Society23 May 1905
CD/25/19Letter from William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Dr [Karl] Pearson27 April 1902
CD/26/24Letter from [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society22 November 1903
CD/26/15Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary of the Royal Society9 November 1903
CD/26/14Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Professor [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer9 November 1903
CD/26/16Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Robert Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society10 November 1903
CD/26/13Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Professor [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer[9 November 1903]
MS/427/289Copy letter from [Michael] Foster, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Leonard Courtney Esq. [M.P, Treasury]12 July 1883
CD/47/4Letter from Richard Goode, Secretary of the North Eastern Rhodesia [Zambia] Administration, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society7 May 1903
CD/25/14Letter from Karl Pearson, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society20 April 1902
NLB/24/212Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society26 March 1902
MS/427/430Copy letter from [Thomas Henry] Huxley, President of the Royal Society; to the Astronomer Royal [William Henry Mahoney Christie]23 May 1885
CD/47/10Letter from Troughton & Simms, Mathematical Instrument Works, 340 Woolwich Road, Charlton, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society16 May 1903
CD/47/1Letter from Sir David Gill, Director of the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society15 April 1903
CD/47/6Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary [of the Royal Society]8 May 1903
CD/47/9Letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary [of the Royal Society]16 May 1903
CD/47/5Letter from J.F. Jones, Joint Manager and Secretary of the British South Africa Company, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society8 May 1903
CD/48/5Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to [Herbert Hall] Turner28 October 1902
CD/48/9Letter from [Henry Bruce] Lefroy, Agent General for Western Australia, to Sir William Huggins, KCB, President of the Royal Society15 January 1903
CD/47/7Addendum to a letter of Sir William Huggins, to the Secretary of the Royal Society[May 1903]
CD/15/2Letter from Sir William Huggins, to Professor Joseph Larmor, Secretary of the Royal Society11 October 1908
CD/22/1Letter from G. L. Barstow, Secretary of the Committee, Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, to [Sir William Huggins,] President of the Royal Society22 January 1903
CD/16/5Letter from Walter S. Prideaux, Clerk of the Goldsmiths' Company, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society10 March 1904
CD/22/2Letter from Victor Cavendish, Treasury Chambers, to [Sir William Huggins,] President of the Royal Society3 September 1904
CD/22/9Letter from J. Murray, Treasury Chambers, to [Sir William Huggins,] President of the Royal Society21 January 1905
CD/48/8Letter from [William] Ernest Cooke, Government Astronomer of West Australia, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society29 November 1902
CD/2/4Letter from Joseph Lister, 12 Park Crescent, Portland Place, London, to [Sir William Huggins,] President of the Royal Society31 October 1901
MC/10/365Letter from E B [Edward Ball] Knobel, The Poplars, 20 Avenue Road, to Wm [William] Huggins11 March 1876
MM/7/2Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to TG Bonney30 November 1882
MS/377/1/69Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett2 December 1906
MS/377/1/67Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to [William Fletcher] Barrett14 May 1906
CD/2/1Letter from James Dewar, and Edward Bagnall Poulton, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society30 October 1901
NLB/3/529Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Edward Albert Schafer, Fellow of the Royal Society4 July 1889
NLB/7/961Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Professor Michael Foster3 June 1893
NLB/13/398Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt], Sir Joseph Fayrer, Dr William Huggins, William Crookes 18 August 1896
NLB/12/393Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Andrew Ainslie Common, Fellow of the Royal Society, Secretary, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, Royal Astronomical Society13 February 1896
NLB/27New Letter Book volume 27, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration15 June 1903- 17 December 1903
NLB/14/430Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Professor [James] Dewar, [Fellow of the Royal Society]10 March 1897
NLB/16/58Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society21 January 1898
NLB/15/246Copy letter from Arthur William Rucker, to Sir William Huggins, [Fellow of the Royal Society]22 July 1897
NLB/22/668Copy letter from Arthur [WIlliam] Rucker, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society24 June 1901
NLB/23/1/842Copy letter from Clinton Coleridge Farr, to the President of the Royal Society [William Huggins]28 November 1902
NLB/24/151Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, 90 Upper Tulse Hill[March 1902]
NLB/25/192Copy letter from William Huggins, to James Crichton16 September 1902
NLB/27/252Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society27 July 1903
NLB/27/569Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society23 October 1903
NLB/26/722Copy letter from Sir William Huggins and Sir Clements Robert Markham to, The Right Honourable the First Lord of His Majesty's Treasury19 May 1903
NLB/28/230Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society 2 February 1904
NLB/38/685Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society22 October 1908
RR/5/122Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the spectra of some of the chemical elements' by William Huggins13 January 1864
RR/6/147Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes [attributed], on a paper 'On the spectra of some of the fixed stars' by William Huggins and William Allen Millernd [1864]
RR/8/270Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the influence of the atomic grouping in the molecules of organic bodies on their absorption in the infra-red region of the spectrum' by William de Wiveleslie Abney and Edward Robert Festing3 March 1881
RR/6/149Referee's report by John Frederick William Herschel, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some of the Nebulae, with a mode of determining the brightness of these bodies' by William Huggins23 February 1866
CD/48/10Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to [Henry Bruce] Lefroy, Agent General for Western Australia19 January 1903
CD/48/3Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Mr [Joseph] Chamberlain28 October 1902
CD/48/1Letter from [Herbert Hall] Turner, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society23 October 1902
CD/26/20Letter from Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society17 November 1903
CD/26/7Copy letter from Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Professor [Edward Albert Sharpey] Schafer8 November 1903
NLB/4/1158Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Lord Rayleigh [John William Strutt]2 February 1891
NLB/23/2/495Copy letter from Joseph Larmor, to Professor Herbert Hall Turner, [Fellow of the Royal Society]17 June 1904
NLB/27/391Copy letter from Sir Clements Robert Markham and Sir William Huggins, to Captain Robert Falcon ScottSeptember 1903
NLB/27/481Copy letter from William Huggins, to Commander Robert Falcon ScottOctober 1903
NLB/28/198Copy letter from William Huggins and Clements Robert Markham, to Captain Robert Falcon Scott26 January 1904
NLB/29/519Copy letter from [Archibald Geikie], to [Clements Robert Markham], [Fellow of the Royal Society], The President of the Royal Geographical Society31 October 1904
NLB/29/648Copy letter from Archibald Geikie, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society19 November 1904
NLB/38/832Copy letter from Joseph Larmor and Archibald Geikie to, The Rev Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge12 November 1908
PT/70/10/4Plate, telescope with plano-convex cylindrical lens by unknown artist1864
PT/70/10Paper, 'On the spectra of some of the nebulae' by William HugginsSeptember 1864
RR/6/148Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some of the Nebulae, with a mode of determining the brightness of these bodies' by William Huggins19 March 1866
NLB/29New Letter Book volume 29, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1904-13 January 1905
NLB/31New Letter Book volume 31, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration13 June 1905-8 December 1905
CD/47/2Letter from Sir David Gill, Director of the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society15 April 1903
CD/49/1Letter from [Herbert Hall] Turner, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society12 October 1903
P/0073Portrait of Huggins, Sir William1905
NLB/57New Letter Book volume 57, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration27 June 1919-27 February 1920
NLB/30New Letter Book volume 30, copy letters sent from Royal Society administration14 January 1905-6 June 1905
MS/257/2/326A note on some telescopes and spectroscopes by William Huggins[1871]
MC/9/185Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William] Spottiswoode, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]30 March 1871
PT/70/9Paper, 'On the spectra of some of the fixed stars' by Wm [William] Huggins and W A [William Allen] Miller[1864]
PT/70/10/3Plate, spectra of Jupiter, sky, and β cygni by unknown artist1864
PT/70/10/1Manuscript, 'On the spectra of some of the nebulae' by William HugginsSeptember 1864
PT/70/10/2Plate, telescope with plano-convex cylindrical lens by unknown artist1864
VF/16Portrait of Sir William Huggins by Sir Leslie Ward09 April 1903
MC/7/370Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Dr [William] Sharpey, Secretary of the Royal Society5 November 1866
MC/7Volume 7 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1864-1866
MC/7/333Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Dr [William] Sharpey, [Secretary of the Royal Society]24 May 1866
RR/6/151Second referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some the stars and nebulae, with an attempt to determine therefrom whether these bodies are moving towards or from the earth, also observations on the spectra of the sun and of comet II., 1868' by William Huggins18 July 1868
MDA/C/30/1/6Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, 23 October 1904, to 'Dear Treasurer' [Alfred Bray Kempe]10 November 1904
MDA/C/30/1/5Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, 23 October 1904, to 'Dear Treasurer' [Alfred Bray Kempe]23 October 1904
MC/8/260Letter from Geo [George] Griffith, Assistant General Secretary of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Harrow, to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society21 October 1868
RR/6/150Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some the stars and nebulae, with an attempt to determine therefrom whether these bodies are moving towards or from the earth, also observations on the spectra of the sun and of comet II., 1868' by William Huggins18 July 1868
AP/67/3/1Manuscript, 'On the chief line of the spectrum of the nebulae [in Orion]' by J N [Joseph Norman] Lockyer1890
MC/9/112Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to the Royal Society15 July 1870
MC/9/162Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to the Royal Society16 February 1871
MC/9/520Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to the Royal Society17 March 1873
PP/13/25Paper, 'On the wave-length of the principal line in the spectrum of the Aurora' by William Huggins1889
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
AP/67/3Paper, 'On the chief line of the spectrum of the nebulae [in Orion]' by J N [Joseph Norman] Lockyer1890
MC/10/186Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William] Spottiswoode, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]30 December 1874
MC/10/369Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Professor [George Gabriel] Stokes, Secretary of the Royal Society14 March 1876
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
MS/257/2/325Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill to Edward Sabine20 November 1871
MS/257/2/322Letter from William Huggins, Dublin to Edward Sabine16 March 1870
MC/12/207Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [William] Spottiswoode, [President of the Royal Society]17 October 1881
MS/257/2/321Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill to Edward Sabine27 February 1868
MS/257/2/318Letter from Leonard Horner, 60 Montagu Square to Edward Sabine25 January 1863
MC/12/330Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to [John] Evans, [Treasurer of the Royal Society]23 May 1883
MC/12Volume 12 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1880-1883
MC/13/51Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Walter White, [Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society]21 May 1884
MC/13/89Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to the Royal Society2 September 1884
RR/5/121Referee's report by Thomas Romney Robinson, on a paper 'On the spectra of some of the fixed stars' by William Huggins and William Allen Miller21 June 1864
MC/13Volume 13 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1884
MC/8Volume 8 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1867-1869
RR/8/162Referee's report by George Biddell Airy, on an untraced paper 'Photographic record of the ultraviolet portion of the spectrum derived from the sun and certain stars' by William Huggins24 December 1879
RR/10/189Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the ultra-violet spectra of the elements.–Part III. Cobalt and nickel' by George Downing Liveing and James Dewar8 March 1888
RR/16/325Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Fifth & sixth catalogues of the comparative brightness of the stars; in continuation of those printed in the Philosophical Transactions for 1796-1799' by the late Sir William Herschel July 1905
PP/1/1Appendix, regarding 'Preliminary notes on the photographic spectrum of comet b 1881' by William Huggins9 July 1881
PP/1/35/1Manuscript, 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by W [William] Huggins1882
PP/1/35/2Diagram, 'Photographic spectrum of great nebula in Orion' by W [William] Huggins1882
PP/2/18Paper, 'On the photographic spectrum of comet (Wells) I,1882' by [William] Huggins1882
PP/2/37Paper, 'On a method of photographing the solar corona without an eclipse' by William Huggins1882
PP/2/18/1Manuscript, 'On the photographic spectrum of comet (Wells) I,1882' by [William] Huggins1882
AP/67/8Unpublished paper, 'On the chief line in the spectrum of the nebulae [of Orion]. A reply' by William Huggins1891
PP/2/18/2Diagram, photographic spectrum of comet (Wells) I,1882 by [William] Huggins1882
PP/3/22Paper, 'On the function of the sound-post and on the proportional thickness of the strings of the violin' by William Huggins1883
PP/3/22/1Manuscript, 'On the function of the sound-post and on the proportional thickness of the strings of the violin' by William Huggins1883
PP/3/22/2Diagrams, section of a violin by William Huggins1883
PP/14/4Paper, 'On the spectrum, visible and photographic, of the great nebula in Orion' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1889
PP/14/12Paper, 'On the limit of solar and stellar light in the ultra-violet part of the spectrum' by William Huggins1889
PP/13/22Paper, 'On the spectra of meteor-swarms (group III)' by J [Joseph] Norman Lockyer1889
PP/14/19Paper, 'Note on the photographic spectra of Uranus and Saturn' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1889
PP/19/17Paper, 'On Nova Aurigae' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1892
PP/14/3/2Diagram, spectra of manganese, sodium and aurora by J N [Joseph Norman] Lockyer1889
PP/14/4/2Diagrams, 'Spectrum of great nebula in Orion' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1889
MS/257/2/323Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill to Edward Sabine18 November 1871
PP/16/19/1Manuscript and printed proof, 'On a re-determination of the principal line in the spectrum of the nebula in Orion, and on the character of the line' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1890
PP/16/19Paper, 'On a re-determination of the principal line in the spectrum of the nebula in Orion, and on the character of the line' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1890
MC/19/450Copy of a letter from William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to Mrs [McMahon]24 February 1904
MS/257/2/317Letter from Leonard Horner, 17 Queens Road West, Regents Park to [Edward Sabine]7 May 1860
PP/17/1/2Diagrams, spectra by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1890
PP/17/1Paper, 'On [Charles] Wolf and [Georges] Rayet's bright-line stars in Cygnus' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1890
PP/17/1/1Manuscript, 'On [Charles] Wolf and [Georges] Rayet's bright-line stars in Cygnus' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1890
PP/17/30Paper, 'On the chief line in the spectrum of the nebulae' by James E [Edward] Keeler1891
PP/16/21Paper, 'On a new group of lines in the photographic spectrum of Sirius' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1890
PP/16/20Paper, 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1890
PP/16/19/2Diagram, telescope cross-section by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1890
PP/18/28Paper, 'Preliminary note on Nova Aurigae' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1892
PP/22/4Paper, 'On the bright bands in the present spectrum of Nova Aurigae' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1893
PP/22/4/2Diagram, 'Bright groups in the spectrum of Nova Aurigae' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1893
PP/1/35Paper, 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by W [William] Huggins1882
PP/7/4Paper, 'On the corona of the Sun' by William Huggins1885
PP/14/4/1Manuscript, 'On the spectrum, visible and photographic, of the great nebula in Orion' by William Huggins and [Margaret Lindsay] Huggins1889
RR/6/229Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'Notices of some parts of the surface of the moon' by John Arthur Phillips18 March 1868
RR/6/152Referee's report by George Gabriel Stokes, on a paper 'Further observations on the spectra of some the stars and nebulae, with an attempt to determine therefrom whether these bodies are moving towards or from the earth, also observations on the spectra of the sun and of comet II., 1868' by William Hugginsnd [1868]
RR/6/279Referee's report by William Huggins, on a paper 'On the physical constitution of the sun and stars' by George Johnstone Stoney1 August 1867
RR/10/360Referee's report by George Downing Liveing and Arthur William Rucker, on five papers 'On the chief line in the spectrum of the nebulae', 'Note on the spectrum of the nebula of orion' and 'Preliminary note on photographs of the spectrum of the nebula in Orion' by Joseph Norman Lockyer, 'On a re-determination of the principal line in the spectrum of the nebula in Orion, and on the character of the line' and 'Note on the photographic spectrum of the great nebula in Orion' by William Huggins27 May 1890
MC/14/285Letter from William Huggins, Upper Tulse Hill, to Dr [John] Evans10 January 1888
MC/18/121Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison30 December 1903
PP/22/4/1Manuscript, 'On the bright bands in the present spectrum of Nova Aurigae' by William Huggins and Margaret Lindsay Huggins1893
MC/18/103Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison13 February 1903
MC/16/111Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to John Evans24 April 1894
MC/18/111Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to the Royal Society[May 1903]
MC/18/115Letter from William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, to the Secretary of the Royal Society23 May 1903
MC/18/113Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison21 May 1903
MC/18/100Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison14 January 1903
MC/18/105Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to the Secretary of the Royal Society22 February 1903
MC/18/114Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to the Secretary of the Royal Society21 May 1903
MC/18/101Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison[January 1903]
MC/18/116Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison10 June 1903
MC/18/119Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison29 June 1903
MC/18/99Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison11 January 1903
MC/18/117Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison13 June 1903
MC/18/106Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison4 March 1903
MC/18/107Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison8 March 1903
MC/18/122Letter from George Hamilton, India Office, Whitehall, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society16 February 1903
MC/18/110Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hill, to the Secretary of the Royal Society23 April 1903
MC/18/120Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison24 December 1903
MC/18/118Letter form [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison25 June 1903
MC/19/2Letter from [?], Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society2 February 1904
MC/14Volume 14 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1885-1888
MC/16Volume 16 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1893-1896
MC/19/13Letter from Cyril Longhurst, National Antarctic Expedition, 1 Savile Row, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society 20 July 1904
MC/19/460Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison5 October 1904
MC/19/333Letter from William Stewart, The University, Glasgow, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London5 December 1904
MC/19/464Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Royal Society[November 1904]
MC/19/451Memorandum for Officers' Meeting10 March 1904
NLB/38/29Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society4 June 1908
MC/19/459Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Royal Society14 August 1904
MC/19/467Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison24 November 1904
Mc/19/454Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison23 March 1904
MC/19/445Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison17 January 1904
MC/19/448Copy of a letter from William Huggins, to the Editor of the Lancet3 February 1904
MC/19/457Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Royal Society25 July 1904
MC/19/446Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison2 February 1904
MC/19/453Letter from William Huggins, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to Dr [Augustus Desire] Waller20 March 1904
MC/19/455Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison[April 1904]
MC/19/444Letter from [William Huggins], 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Secretary of the Royal Society4 January 1904
MC/19/449Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison4 February 1904
MC/19/463Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison7 November 1904
MC/19/447Letter from [Robert William Frederick] Harrison, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society2 February 1904
MC/19/452Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison14 March 1904
MC/19/458Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Royal Society11 August 1904
MC/19/461Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison9 October 1904
MC/19/465Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison11 November 1904
MC/19/525Letter from Thomas Wakley [Junior], Joint Editor, The Lancet Offices, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, 90 Upper Tulse Hill4 February 1904
MC/19/524Letter from Thomas Wakley [Junior], Joint Editor, The Lancet Offices, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, 90 Upper Tulse Hill1 February 1904
MC/19/609Letter from Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleeff, St Petersburg, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society1904
MC/19/584Letter from Frank Graham, Chairman, Lyttelton Harbour Board Office, Christchurch, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society, London10 September 1904
MC/19/669Letter from Randolph Payne & Sons, 61 St James's Street, London, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society1 November 1904
MC/19/721Letter from M Niepce de Saint-Victor, 17 Avenue Alphand, St Mande (Seine), to William Huggins, President of the Royal Society9 November 1904
NLB/41/739Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Sir William Huggins, Fellow of the Royal Society18 February 1910
MC/20/62Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison27 June 1905
MC/17Volume 17 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1897-1899
MC/20/66Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Secretary of the Royal Society29 October 1905
MC/20/63Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison2 July 1905
MC/20/68Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison20 November 1905
MC/20/61Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Secretary of the Royal Society19 January 1905
MC/20/65Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison9 October 1905
MC/20/69Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to [Robert William Frederick] Harrison5 December 1905
MC/20/60Letter from William Huggins, 90 Upper Tulse Hills, to the Secretary of the Royal Society29 December 1904
MC/20/301Letter from [William] Ramsay, Univeristy College, London, Gower Street, to Sir William [Huggins]6 July 1095
MC/20/168Letter from Percy H Martindale, Marple, Cheshire, to the Secretary of the Royal Society6 December 1905
MC/20/431Letter from [William Augustus] Tilden, Board of Education, Royal College of Science, London, South Kensington, to Sir William Huggins, President of the Royal Society13 May 1905
HS/10/59Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins18 May 1870
HS/10/60Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins19 May 1870
MC/18/1Letter from W D Barber, Secretary to the Board of Visitors, Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, London, to Sir William Huggins, The Royal Society9 March 1903
MC/18/104Copy of a letter from William Huggins, The Royal Society, Burlington House, London, to Lord George Hamilton21 February 1903
MC/19Volume 19 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1904
MC/18Volume 18 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1903
MC/20Volume 20 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1905
HS/10/41Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill21 May 1866
HS/10/57Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill27 September 1869
HS/10/56Draft letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood22 September 1869
HS/10/44Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at 4 Chesham St.31 July 1868
HS/10/47Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill15 December 1868
HS/10/42Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill2 July 1868
HS/10/40Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill18 May 1866
HS/10/53Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill11 June 1869
HS/10/51Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill7 June 1869
HS/10/62Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill5 October 1870
HS/10/49Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill25 January 1869
HS/10/50Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill31 May 1869
HS/10/54Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood20 September 1869
HS/10/52Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood9 June 1869
HS/10/46Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill20 November 1868
HS/10/43Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill27 July 1868
HS/10/61Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill28 September 1870
HS/10/55Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill22 September 1869
HS/24/239Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood22 November 1868
HS/24/262Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood28 May 1869
HS/24/327Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood21 August 1870
HS/24/254Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood27 March 1869
HS/24/223Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood5 August 1868
HS/24/233Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood14 October 1868
HS/24/250Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood14 February 1869
HS/24/331Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood30 September 1870
HS/24/281Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood21 September 1869
HS/24/246Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood23 January 1869
HS/24/364Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood28 April 1871
HS/24/156Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood19 May 1866
HS/24/219Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood6 July 1868
HS/24/326Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood18 August 1870
HS/10/45Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill1 August 1868
HS/24/267Copy letter, from Sir John Herschel to Sir William Huggins, dated at Collingwood3 June 1869
HS/10/48Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at Upper Tulse Hill22 January 1869
HS/10/58Letter, from Sir William Huggins to Sir John Herschel, dated at R. Astronom. Soc.16 May 1870
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