Saturday, 27 June 2009

Wednesday June 27, 1894

Attending meeting of Catalogue Sub Comee for Astronomy at R.S. 4 p.m.

William Christie, Astronomer Royal

RH says..... The International Catalogue of Scientific Literature was issued by the Royal Society in annual volumes from 1902 to 1916 - several of these volumes can be seen at Internet Archive. Three conferences held in London in 1896, 1898 and 1900 had established it as an international endeavour, with Bureau dedicated to its production all over the world. That in the US, for example, was based at the Smithsonian.

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