Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers
Identifier: Vault MSS 458
Scope and Contents
Papers of Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre (1749-1822). These are calculations, tables, and notes regarding the planets Uranus, Venus, Jupiter, and other planets and celestial bodies including comets and stars. There are also notes relating to the history of Astronomy.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for public research.
Conditions Governing Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Biographical / Historical
Delambre was a professor of astronomy in the Collège de France. He is best known for his tables of Uranus and his work on the history of astronomy.
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Other Finding Aids
File-level inventory available online. http://files.lib.byu.edu/ead/XML/VMSS458.xml
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Purchase from Jonathan Hill, 1986.
The Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers, ca. 1778-1821.
- Register of Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre papers
- Leslie Evens
- 2011 October 26
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.