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Maskelyne, Nevil (1732-1811), astronomer

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Surname: Maskelyne
Forenames: Nevil
Gender: Male
Date: 1732-1811
Biography: ODNB link for Maskelyne, Nevil (1732-1811), astronomer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P128171 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P19278 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Nevil Maskelyne
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1743-1811: corresp and papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 22822 Greenwich Observator

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
misc astronomical corresp
Cambridge University: St John's College Library
NRA 44134
3
corresp and papers
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 23462 Arnold-Forster
4
1765-1810: observations
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1773-1821: account books (microfilm)
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
NRA 20623
6
c1802: remarks by him on memoranda of John Edwards rel to telescopes
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
7
1779-1810: corresp with Sir Joseph Banks (28 items)
See information in published source
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters, 1958
8
corresp with Lewis Evans
Oxford University: History of Science Museum
NRA 9532 Oxford scientific
9
c1780-c1800: corresp with JA Hamilton
Armagh Observatory
See Helferty & Refausse, Directory of Irish Archives, 1993
10
1781-1808: corresp with Sir William Herschel
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
11
1781-99: letters (13) to Edward Pigott and John Goodricke
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Annual Return 2015
12
1773-94: letters to Nathaniel Pigott
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
13
1783-86: letters to John Walsh
National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services
NRA 33331 Walsh
14
corresp (16 items)
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
15
1766-1811: papers incl corresp, account books, medical and veterinary recipes
National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive
See Annual Return 2009
16
1778-1778: letter
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

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