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Nichol, John Pringle, 1804-1859 (professor of astronomy, University of Glasgow)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

Minute Book No III, 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850

 Item — Volume: MS 2917.3
Identifier: Coll-43/1/3
Scope and Contents Notebook containing minutes of meetings. Membership details include: details of new and retiring members, those who attended each meeting and deaths. Newspaper obituaries for George Sanderson and Hugh Smith are pasted into the book. The financial affairs of the Society are reported, and a newspaper clipping with the annual report for 1847 included. Details of the development of the society library are minuted. Abstracts of member's papers are minuted, along with the resultant...
Dates: 07 July 1842 - 02 May 1850