A collection of items including publications, a telegram for Evershed on his ninetieth birthday, a letter and various notes

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John Evershed Archive

The collection includes: a box addressed to J Evershed on the 11th October 1950 from the Royal Society with 'Butterfly migration, C. B. Williams...' handwritten on the reverse; British Astronomical Association Circular, No. 378, October 5 1956; two Astronomical Society of the Pacific leaflet, 328 and 329, September and October 1956; 'The Observatory a Monthly Review of Astronomy' No. 786, Vol. 62, November 1939; a colourful greetings telegram to Evershed at High-Broom - 'Heartiest congratulations and best wishes from the Royal Astronomical Society to its gold medalist and senior fellow on his nintieth birthday'; a typed letter from Evershed to Newton, dated March 22, 1947; a notice for a 'Geophysical Discussion' by the Royal Astronomical Society in 1956; a piece of card with 'Member, Astronomical Society of the Pacific' printed in colour on the front; a typed note taken from the B.A.A. Journal, July 1898 by Mr Maunder; a typed quotation copied from Bowditch's 'The Numeration, Calendar Systems and Astronomical Knowledge of the Mayas' published in 1910, copied by Mr Folkard, March 1932; typed notes from 'Telescope by Watkins of London'; a piece of card with handwritten notes including the eclipses with dates observed by J.E.


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