Sir Edwin Sabine correspondence, 1825-1854


Date: 1825-1854 | Size: 6 microfilm_reel(s)


This is professional correspondence to and from Sabine and numerous scientists, including H. Lloyd and James C. Ross.

Background note

Edward Sabine was a geophysicist and was president of the Royal Society; he was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1841.

Collection Information

Physical description

6 microfilm reels.


Acquired from the British Meteorological Archives, England, and accessioned, 1966 (1966 1584mf). See in-house shelf list for additional accession information.

Location of originals:

Originals in British Meteorological Archives, England.

Early American History Note

This microfilm collection may be of interest to early American scholars.

Indexing Terms

Family Name(s)

  • Lloyd, H.


  • Microfilm Collection

Personal Name(s)

  • Ross, James Clark, Sir, 1800-1862
  • Sabine, Edward, Sir, 1788-1883


  • Geophysics.
  • Magnetism -- Experiments.