T.R. Robinson Antiquarian Book Collection

This collection comprises approximately 200 volumes of mainly eighteenth and nineteenth century textbooks on astronomy and physics. Thomas Romney Robinson was appointed Director of Armagh Observatory in 1823.

Strengths

The collection illustrates the breadth of T.R. Robinsons scientific interests.

Physical characteristics

7 Shelf-metres

Description or Catalogue

Published list available: "The Rare and Antiquarian Book Collection of the Armagh Observatory", J. McFarland in The Irish Astronomical Journal, Vol.18 (1987), No.2, pp.102-115.

Coverage

1499
1882
Accrual
Accrual Policy
Closed
Accrual Method
Donation
Accrual Periodicity
Closed
Added by Armagh Observatory | Last updated on: 08 February 2018