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Author:
Merles, Balthazard-François de http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
13 items : illustrations ; 31 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1675
1700
1699
1696
Notes:
Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Manuscripts of the Dibner collection, 90
Collected by Bern Dibner for his Burndy Library in Norwalk, Connecticut, founded in 1941. Donated to the Smithsonian Libraries in 1974 by Dibner DSI
Summary:
One A.L.S. (1699 Mar. 20, Marseille) in French to de Beauchamp at Avignon on the recent eclipse ; preserved in same vellum folder with 3 other items : notes on solar eclipse (1696 Sept. 20), notes on a total eclipse (1693 Jan. 21), and a diagram of an eclipse. Six other folders, five containing notebooks : "De epochis seu aevis" (with table on days of the month) in Latin ; how to "dresser une figure caeleste" by several methods, in French ; and other astronomical topics. One folder contains 2 lunar maps, a diagram of a lunar eclipse, in ink and wash
Topic:
Astronomy  Search this
Eclipses  Search this
Lunar eclipses  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Solar eclipses  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000859 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_176961