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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 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
observations and papers
Royal Astronomical Society Library
See Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978
1835-58: letters to Duke of Somerset and Lord Edward Seymour
Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)
NRA 12798 Seymour
corresp with Sir John Herschel (76 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
1821-66: corresp with Charles Babbage
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1830-45: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1850-64: letters to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
1831: corresp and accounts rel to work on Observatory (40 items)
Kensington and Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service
NRA 11693 Kensington Libraries