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Astronomers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between an astronomer, David Little of Granton, Edinburgh, and the instrument maker William Horn, of Allan Park, Stirling, and correspondence between Horn and instrument makers Thomas Morton of Kilmarnock, and T. Cooke & Sons, York

 Fonds — Box CLX-A-1555, Folder: SC-Acc-2016-0164, n/a: data_value_missing_4ee182ea199402903a9820b06fe32d1a
Identifier: Coll-1784
Scope and Contents The collection of letters is divided into a a group dating from 1850 which includes receipts, costs and correspondence between William Horn and David Little, Granton, Edinburgh.
Another group of in the collection is correspondence between William Horn and Morton and Cooke.
There is also a sketch of a comet drawn in 1838... Encke's Comet.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1850-1870

Papers of Professor Eric Gray Forbes

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-132
Scope and Contents The Forbes papers consist of unsorted material under the headings of: astronomers, conferences, faculty and departmental papers, journals, lectures and lecture notes, Medical Archive Centre, observatories, publications and publishing, research projects and funding, reviews, societies and institutions, and Newcastle Polytechnic and the University of Glasgow.
Dates: 20th century