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Airy, Sir George Biddell, 1801-1892 (Astronomer Royal, 1835-1881)



  • Existence: 27 July 1801- 2 Janauary 1892

Updated for

Charles Lyell Project - 2020

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, A-B, 1829-1903

 Sub-Series — Box: Lyell Temp Box 1.1 (Formerly Gen 108)
Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 1-494
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Sir Charles Lyell, A-B consists of:
  1. letters from colleagues and acquaintances from around the world including fellow scientists such as George Biddell Airy, Etienne Jules Adolph Desmier de St-Simon, James Scott Bowerbank and Charles James Fox Bunbury.
  2. (1829-1903)
Dates: 1829-1903

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 18 May 1865

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 585
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll referring to several works by Duperry, Nichol and A Keitz Johnston and discussing Superior and Subordinate Maxima. He asks Lyell to pass on any information he receives from the Astronomer Royal, 18 May 1865.
Dates: 18 May 1865