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Personal collections held by the Royal Society [microform] : [M1938-1940] 1774-1936
Bib ID 765647
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, [19--] 
3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Summary

Selections from the following papers: Sir Charles Blagden, 1774-1820; Rev. William Buckland, 1831-1834; Robert Were Fox, 1847-60; Sir John F.W. Herschel, 1822-70; Sir Joseph Larmor, 1905-21; Rev. Humphrey Lloyd, 1838-43; Sir John W. Lubbock, 1832-59; Sir Ernest Rutherford, 1890-1936; Sir Edward Sabine, 1825-73; and Sir Arthur Schuster, 1915. Subjects include: Australian observatories, astronomy, Antarctic expeditions, Royal Society, magnetic and meteorological observations, university appointments and other scientific matters relating to Australia, New Zealand, Asia and the Pacific.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M1938-1940.

Microfilm copy of originals held by the Royal Society Library, London.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (30 p.). 
Subjects Herschel, John F. W. - (John Frederick William), - Sir, - 1792-1871 - Archives.  |  Scientists - Great Britain - Archives.  |  Astronomy - Australia.  |  Scientific expeditions - Antarctica.
Time Coverage 1774-1936 
Other authors/contributors Herschel, John F. W. (John Frederick William), Sir, 1792-1871  |  Royal Society (Great Britain)  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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