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Herschel, Sir John Frederick William, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | astronomer)



  • Existence: 7 March 1792- 11 May 1871

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, 1827-1871

Identifier: Coll-74/10
Scope and Contents The Correspondence of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison series consists of: letters from Murchison to his wife, 1854 and 1857 miscellaneous correspondence and notes (including letters to Sir Archibald Geikie) 1831-1871 correspondence relating to Murchison's dispute with Adam Sedgwick regarding Silurian classification 1838 and 1852-1866 assorted correspondence,...
Dates: 1827-1871

Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll, 24 April 1866

Identifier: Coll-203/1 folio(s) 613-614
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir Charles Lyell from James Croll concerning the temperature of space in relation to the position of the earth and the sun and discussing different methods of calculating the rate at which the temperature decreases and increases depending on the amount of heat that is received from the sun, 24 April 1866.
Dates: 24 April 1866

Letters received by Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/10/4
Scope and Contents The letters from Sir Roderick Impey Murchison to Charles Wentworth Dilke and related material consist of:
  1. 86 letters, alphabetically arranged
Dates: mid 19th century

Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold), mid 19th century

Identifier: Coll-74/10/6
Scope and Contents The Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence (gold) consists of:
  1. correspondence, alphabetically arranged
  2. geological drawings
  3. notes
  4. presscuttings
Dates: mid 19th century