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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 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
Identifier: Coll-1784
Scope and Contents

The collection of letters is divided into 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

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

Photographs at Mullard Radioastronomy Observatory, Cambridge, 1957 or after

Identifier: Coll-37/H.32
Scope and Contents

The material consists of photographs at Mullard Radioastronomy Observatory, Cambridge. The group includes O. R. Frisch and M. Ryle.

Dates: 1957 or after