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Bradley, James (1693-1762), Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer

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Surname: Bradley
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1693-1762
History: Astronomer Royal 1742-1762
Biography: ODNB link for Bradley, James (1692-1762), Chaplain to Bishop of Hereford, astronomer
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275106 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P153035 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1700-1804: Royal Greenwich Observatory: Astronomers' Royal Papers: Bradley and Bliss
The National Archives, Kew
2
1717-62: corresp and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
1747: physics lectures
Oxford University: History of Science Museum
NRA 9532 Oxford scientific
4
1743-74: observations, star catalogues and misc papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 22822 Greenwich Observator
5
1757: observations on Halley's comet
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
algebra and geometry papers
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
7
astronomical treatises
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
8
lectures on nature
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections

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