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Sheepshanks, Richard (1794-1855), astronomer

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Surname: Sheepshanks
Forenames: Richard
Gender: Male
Date: 1794-1855
Biography: ODNB link for Sheepshanks, Richard (1794-1855), astronomer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P129951 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P25945 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1831-55: corresp and papers
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
2
corresp and papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 22822 Greenwich Observator
3
1854: corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
4
c1842-52: letters (87) to Augustus De Morgan
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
5
1825-52: corresp with Sir John Herschel (142 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
6
1841-53: letters (14) to Sir John Herschel
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
NRA 13677 Herschel
7
1830-47: letters (12) to Sir John Lubbock
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1830-38: letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 22241 SDUK
9
1821-54: letters (35) to William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804

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