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Astronomy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 75 Collections and/or Records:

A Jacobo Cassini quaerendum, 1698

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [67]
Scope and Contents Things Gregory wished to discuss with Jacques Cassini, son of Jean Dominique, deviser of the famous curve, in his upcoming trip to England in 1698.

A Prognostication concerning the Frost by Monsieur Cassini the French King's Astrologer, 1697

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio B [30]
Scope and Contents A scurrilous pamphlet probably directed, according to Gregory's marginalia, at Flamsteed, by one "Charles Bernard Chirurgein".

Adnotata Phys: a D. Boyleo 1691 et ab Fatio, 1691

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio C [86]
Scope and Contents Notes on conversations with Boyle and Fatio, including the former's notions on the quantity of motion in bodies rotated about their own axis, and the latter's theory of gravity.

Astronomiae manuscript, 3 June 1702

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [85]
Scope and Contents Part of the package shipped off to the printer.

Astronomiae Physicae et Geometricae Elementa, 28 February 1698

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Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [43]
Scope and Contents Notes from a London meeting with Sir Isaac Newton on a revised plan for the Astronomiae physicae et geometricae elementa, (1702), Gregory's most important work. An erratum lies at the foot of this document, unrelated to it or to any of the other things on the sheet (which have their own entries in Gregory's index): a jotting about refraction, crystals, and cataracts of the eye. This is dated London, 30 May 1708.

Astronomy, c1780-c1803

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Identifier: Coll-204/10
Scope and Contents Notes and sketches on the rudiments of astronomy.

Astronomy notes circa 1804

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1543
Scope and Contents The bound manuscript volume contains notes on 'Astronomy' and 'Spherical Trigon[ometry]'. There are a number of sketches within the notes.

Catalogus librorum non videram 1692, 1692

 Item
Identifier: Coll-33/Quarto A [44]
Scope and Contents Ersatz title is "Memorandum to Dr Gray to pick up as he finds opportunity these books". They are partial titles, numbering about a dozen, covering subjects as divers as optics, astronomy, and gardening.

Celestial observations, 6 May 1696

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Identifier: Coll-33/Folio E [82]
Scope and Contents Tabulations of an evening's heavenly observation. The movement of something in the constellation of Leo appears to be the subject.

Colin Campbell Collection

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-38
Scope and Contents The Colin Campbell Collection contains Gaelic verse, mainly songs; sermon notes and scripture expositions, the earliest being 1703; manuscript treatises; Colin Campbell correspondence, the earliest being 1664; miscellaneous manuscripts including domestic accounts, medical papers, minutes etc; notebooks, accounts, letters and scraps of Patrick Campbell of Achnaba; letters from mathematicians to Colin Campbell, and mathematical papers; a body of accounts, the earliest being 1553; a body of...