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Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1819-1900), astronomer

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Surname: Smyth
Forenames: Charles Piazzi
Gender: Male
Date: 1819-1900
Biography: ODNB link for Smyth, Charles Piazzi (1819-1900), astronomer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P130575 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26600 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Charles Piazzi Smyth
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1833-1894: corresp, papers, sketches and photographs
Royal Observatory, Edinburgh
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
1892-94: drawings and photographs
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
3
1842-57: corresp with Sir John Herschel (12 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
4
1849-66: corresp with Sir George Airy
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
5
1872-79: letters (15) to Sir David Gill
Royal Geographical Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
6
1846-80: corresp with James David and George Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
7
1849-60: letters (10) to David Ramsay Hay
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
8
1849-53: letters (13) to John Lee
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
9
1846-92: letters to Royal Astronomical Society
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
10
1846-52: letters (12) to Richard Sheepshanks
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
11
1849-1854: corresp with Lord Rutherfurd
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
12
1856-70: letters to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes

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