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Scrapbook of John Francis Campbell containing experiments in solar physics., 1882-1885.

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Identifier: Adv.MS.50.5.8

Scope and Contents

In particular Campbell records his study of sun-spots and their effect on weather. The small pamphlet he published on the subject, ‘Sun Spots and World`s Weather’, being two letters he sent to the editor of the ‘Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society’ in 1884, is included in this volume (folio 69).

There is also a little related correspondence inserted here and there throughout the volume.

Apart from notes and press cuttings on astronomy and meteorology, there is also material concerning the Crofters` Commission of Islay.

Dates

  • Creation: 1882-1885.

Language of Materials

From the Collection:

English; Scottish Gaelic

Extent

0.00 Linear metres (84 + many blank folios. Folio.)

Bibliography

Campbell, John Francis. ‘Sun Spots and World`s Weather’ (London, 1884).

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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