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Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

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Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

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DLMSQ 569

Record identifier

n88EJdvn

Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

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Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

Full title

Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

Date

24 May, 1825-6 July, 1832

Call Numbers

DLMSQ 569

Record Identifier

n88EJdvn
Physical Description

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1 box of textual material - 36 cm.

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Contents

Item 1
a. Correspondence, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832
Mainly regarding the circumstances of Rumker's dismissal from Parramatta Observatory in 1830, and includes correspondence between Rumker and the Secretary of State for the Colonies. Drafts of Rumker's letters to Governor Darling and the Undersecretary of State for the Colonies are included. Co...

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Christian Carl Ludwig Ruemker papers, 24 May 1825-6 July 1832

NOTES

Description source

Information transferred from Dixson Manuscript Card Catalogue as part of the eRecords Project, 2011-2012.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

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Bequeathed by Sir William Dixson, 1952

Administrative / Biographical history

Charles Stargard Rumker, 1788-1862, astronomer, was born in Germany. From 1809 until 1819, he served in British ships, and whilst at sea met Baron Franz-Xaver de Zach an Austrian astronomer, who introduced him to the study of astronomy. Rumker's first publications appeared in 1819. In 1821, he arrived in Sydney as Governor Brisbane's private astron...

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DLMSQ 569

Record Identifier

n88EJdvn

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944035

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