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Flamsteed, John (1646-1719), astronomer

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Surname: Flamsteed
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1646-1719
History: John Flamsteed was appointed Astronomical Observator in 1676, later to be known as the first Astronomer Royal, and held the post for forty three years until his death.
Biography: ODNB link for Flamsteed, John (1646-1719) Astronomer
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275104 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P152967 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for John Flamsteed
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1638-c1731: Royal Greenwich Observatory: Astronomers' Royal Papers: Flamsteed
The National Archives, Kew
2
1675-1719: papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 22822 Greenwich Observator
3
navagational tables
York Minster Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
1700: tables of sun and moon
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1697: papers rel to navigation
Cambridge University: Magdalene College Old Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
6
1678-84: corresp with E Bernard
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
1670-77: letters (c35) to J Collins
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1681: letters to J Hevelius
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
9
1681-90: corresp with William Molyneux
Southampton Archives Office
NRA 4957 Molyneux
10
letters to Sir John Moore
Oxford University: History of Science Museum
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
11
1680-99: corresp with Sir Isaac Newton
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
12
1681-98: corresp, inc letters from Sir Issac Newton
Oxford University: Corpus Christi College Archives
13
1669-77: letters (74) to Henry Oldenburg etc
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
14
1702-19: letters (124) to Abraham Sharp
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
15
letters (70) to Richard Towneley
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
misc papers
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

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