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South, Sir James (1785-1867) Knight, astronomer

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Surname: South
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: James
Gender: Male
Date: 1785-1867
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for South, Sir James (1785-1867) Knight Astronomer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P145947 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26744 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
observations and papers
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
2
1835-58: letters to Duke of Somerset and Lord Edward Seymour
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 12798 Seymour
3
corresp with Sir John Herschel (76 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
4
1821-66: corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1830-45: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
1850-64: letters to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
7
1831: corresp and accounts rel to work on Observatory (40 items)
Kensington and Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service
NRA 11693 Kensington Libraries

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