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Stewart, Balfour (1828-1887), physicist and meteorologist

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Surname: Stewart
Forenames: Balfour
Gender: Male
Date: 1828-1887
History: Physicist and meteorologist. Director of Kew Observatory, 1859-1871. FRS 1862. Secretary to the Government Meteorological Committee, 1867-1869.
Biography: ODNB link for Stewart, Balfour (1828-1887), physicist and meteorologist
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275631 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P146143 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1859-1871: Correspondence of Balfour Stewart
2
1859-71: corresp and papers rel to Kew Observatory
The National Archives
3
1858-70: corresp with Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
4
1856-80: corresp with James David and George Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
5
1861-80: corresp with Lord Kelvin (13 items)
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
6
1883-86: corresp with SJ Perry
Stonyhurst College
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
1864-87: letters to Royal Astronomical Society
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
8
1859-72: corresp with Sir Edward Sabine
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
9
1860-87: corresp with Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes

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