Herschel, John Frederick William, Sir, 1st Baronet, astronomer

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creatorOf SYDNEY SMIRKE: 286 letters from architects, artists and public figures, mostly to Sydney Smirke (b.1798, d.1877), architect of the British Museum Reading Room; 1793-1872. See also Add. 59847, 60756. Owned by F. R. Jemmett (see inside front cover). Pu..., 1793-1872 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANEOUS AUTOGRAPHS, viz.-(a) Signatures of English Sovereigns from George II to Queen Victoria; ff. I-II ;-(b) Letters, etc., of authors, scientists and statesmen, including Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth and Thomas Carlyle; ff. 12-39. A ..., 1742-1902 British Library
referencedIn Vol. IX. (ff. 578). 1837-Sept. 1838.includes:f. 1 Sir James South, astronomer: Correspondence with C. Babbage: 1821-1866, n.d. ff. 3, 23, 543, 545, 560 George Peacock, Dean of Ely: Letters to C. Babbage: 1816-1850. ff. 6, 7 A. G. Pond, wife of J Po..., 1837-1838 British Library
referencedIn Vol. I. (ff. 464). 1806-1822.includes:f. 1 René Just Haüy, mineralogist: Letter to -Delance: 1806.: Fr. ff. 3, 9 Francis Maule: Letters to C. Babbage: 1812, 1813. f. 5 John Brass: Letter to J. F. W. Herschel: 1812. ff. 7, 28 William Henry Maule, ..., 1806-1822 British Library
referencedIn Vol. III. (ff. 480). Apr. 1827-Dec. 1829.includes:ff. 1, 20, 23, 130 George Peacock, Dean of Ely: Letters to C. Babbage: 1816-1850. f. 3 Thomas Wright Hill, schoolmaster: Letters to C. Babbage: 1827 -1836. ff. 5, 102, 178 John Elliot Drinkwater, ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI, ff. 264, F-K.includes:f. 1 William Farr, statistician: Letter to -: 1877. f. 2 Alphonse Favre, botanist: Letter to -,: 1882: Fr. f. 4 William Fawcett, Director of Public Gardens and Plantations, Jamaica: Letter to A. S. Woodward: 1894. f. 6 ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXCVII (ff. 373). Aug.-Dec. 1854.includes:ff. 1, 3, 10, 14, 34, 49, 70 Edward Stokes, of Christ Church, Oxford: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1854-1857. ff. 5, 352, 359 John O'Connell, MP: Letters to W. E. Gladstone: 1854. ff. 7, 288 Si... British Library
creatorOf CHARNWOOD AUTOGRAPHS. Vol. IV. Artistic, dramatic and scientific autogaphs, etc.; circa 16th-20th cent. Included are Sir Christopher Wren, Sir Godfrey Kneller, William Hogarth, Sir Joshua Reynolds, Joseph Wright of Derby, William Blake, David Cox, Si..., approximately 16th century-20th century British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. (ff. 466). 1823-Mar. 1827.includes:ff. 1, 20, 28, 32, 57, 86, 95 Davies Gilbert, President of the Royal Society (1827-1830): Letters to C. Babbage: 1820-1833. ff. 3, 120, 200, 237, 251, 276, 320, 322, 328, 338, 345, 355, 359, 370, 373, 375,..., 1823-1827 British Library
creatorOf Bloxam Papers. Vol. iii. General correspondence of Bloxam family members and other scientists; 1834-1929.1. ff. 1-39. Correspondence of Bloxam family members; 1846-1929.2. ff. 40-59. Correspondence of other scientists; 1834-1902.includes:ff. 1-2 ..., 1834-1929 British Library
creatorOf Avebury, John Lubbock, 1st Baron, 1834-1913. Avebury Papers. A. General Correspondence, 1855-1911. Vol. IV (ff. i+166). 1865-1866 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XVIII. 610). 0 t. 1863-1899.includes:f. 1 John Henry Alexander, American scientist: Correspondence with C. Babbage: 1857-1863. f. 1 John Henry Alexander, American scientist: Correspondence with C. Babbage: 1857-1863. ff. 3, 24, 73, 293, 381, 5..., 1863-1899 British Library
creatorOf Avebury, John Lubbock, 1st Baron, 1834-1913. Avebury Papers. A. General Correspondence, 1855-1911. Vol. V (ff. 187). 1867-1868. British Library
referencedIn LETTERS, ETC., OF ASTRONOMERS and other men of science, addressed to Edward Joseph Lowe, F.R.S., on subjects connected with meteorology; 1844-1866. The names of the writers will be found in the 1ndex to this Catalogue. The collection includes two let..., 1844-1866 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXVII (ff. 337). 17 Jan. 1855-Dec. 1860, n.d.includes:ff. 1-3b Charles Stuart, 12th Baron Blantyre: Letter, etc., to Lord Aberdeen: 1855.f. 5 John Campbell, 2nd Marquess of Breadalbane: Correspondence with Lord Aberdeen: 1842-1855.ff. 7, 17... British Library
referencedIn Letters received by Sir James Cosmo Melvill, East India Company Home service 1808-58, and his son, also James Cosmo Melvill, East India Company and India Office official 1838-72, 1835-1884 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II. 1860.includes:f. 1 John Eadie, DD: Biographical notice of: 1860. f. 2 Sir Charles Lock Eastlake, President of the Royal Academy (1850-1865): Letter to R. Griffin and Co.: 1860. ff. 4, 6 Sir Herbert Benjamin Edwardes, K C B: Autobiographica..., 1860 British Library
creatorOf Vol. II. (ff. 209).Margaret Brodie Herschel, wife of Sir J F W Herschel: Letters to,: 1830-1846.Astronomy: Letters of Miss C. L. Herschel rel. to: 1822-1846.Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet; astronomer: Correspondence with his aunt, ... British Library
creatorOf NAPIER PAPERS. Vol. LXXXIV (ff. 235). 1. ff. 1-199. General correspondence; 1803-1855, n.d. 2. ff. 200-235b. Correspondence with Lieutenant-General Sir Benjamin D'Urban, G.C.B., as Commander-in-Chief at the Cape of Good Hope; 1842.includes:f. 1 Lieut..., 1803-1855 British Library
referencedIn Vol. II (ff. 502). D-J.includes:f. 1 Sir Dominick Daly, Governor of S Australia: Letter to Sir R. I. Murchison: 1862. f. 3 William Legge, 4th Earl of Dartmouth: Letter to Sir R. I. Murchison: 1843. f. 5 Sir John Francis Davis, 1st Baronet: Letter to ... British Library
referencedIn Vol. IV (ff. 318). 6 Jan. 1829-19 Mar. 1861, n.d.includes:ff. 1, 261, 317 William Wordsworth, poet: Letters to Sir C. W. Pasley: 1811-1844.ff. 2, 89, 109 Captain Robert Henry Spencer Cooper, RE; brother of Henry Spencer Cooper: Letters to Sir C. ... British Library
creatorOf Vol. I. (ff. 190).Astronomy: Letters of Miss C. L. Herschel rel. to: 1822-1846.Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet; astronomer: Correspondence with his aunt, Caroline Herschel,: 1822-1846.Caroline Lucretia Herschel, sister of Sir W Hers... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XIII. (ff. 659). June, 1847-Dec. 1851. British Library
creatorOf Avebury, John Lubbock, 1st Baron, 1834-1913. Avebury Papers. A. General Correspondence, 1855-1911. Vol. II (ff. 139). 1860-1862. British Library
referencedIn Vol. XII. (ff. 551). 1844-May, 1847.includes:ff. 1, 15, 25, 96, 111, 122, 137, 142, 148, 295, 297, 336, 343, 478, 482, 546 Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Baronet; geologist: Letters to C. Babbage: 1826-1854. f. 2 Reverend William Pulling: Letter to C. Babba..., 1844-1847 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCXXIX (ff. 372). 18 May-7 June 1842.includes:f. 1 Hon George Charles Grantley FitzHardinge Berkeley, author: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1842-1850.ff. 3-7 William Collins, RA; painter: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1825-1842.ff. 8,... British Library
referencedIn Vol. XV. (ff. 490). Oct. 1854-Apr. 1856.includes:f. 1 Dudley Ryder, 1st Earl of Harrowby: Letter to C. Babbage: 1854. f. 3 Baden Powell, Savilian professor of geometry: Letters to C. Babbage: 1837-1856. f. 5 Louisa Tempé Undy: Letter to C. Babbage... British Library
referencedIn 37951. MISCELLANEOUS autograph letters, etc., 1611-1909 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCXCII (ff. 299). Jan.-Feb. 1854. Dec. 1864.includes:f. 1 Sir Henry Taylor, KCMG; Colonial Office; author: Correspondence with W. E. Gladstone: 1836-1885. f. 3 Thomas Briscoe, Vice-Principal of Jesus College, Oxford: Correspondence with W. E. Gl..., 1854-1864 British Library
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