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Baily, Francis (1774-1844), astronomer

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Surname: Baily
Forenames: Francis
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 1774
Death Date: 1844
Biography: ODNB link for Baily, Francis (1774-1844), astronomer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P133702 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P1225 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Francis Baily
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1798-1844: corresp and papers
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
2
papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 22822 Greenwich Observator
3
c1812-44: tables etc and letters received
London University: Senate House Library
NRA 9193 London scientific
4
manuscripts
Institute of Actuaries
See ASLIB Directory of Literary and Historical Collections 1993
5
misc corresp
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
6
1835-43: letters (20) to Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
7
1820-35: letters (44) to Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
8
corresp with James Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
9
1820-44: letters (261) to Sir John Herschel
Royal Society
NRA 8803
10
letters (44) to Sir John Lubbock
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
11
1830-38: letters (26) to SP Rigauld
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
12
1822-44: letters to Royal Astronomical Society
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
13
letters (48) to Sir Edward Sabine
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982

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