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This section is dedicated to the presentation of various sources related to the minutes of the Bureau des longitudes.

The Bibliography section provides a compilation of sources related to the Bureau des longitudes.

The Dossiers thématiques section contains five annexed documents related to Guy Boistel's book "Pour la Gloire de M. de la Lande". These documents are composed of biographical notes on the calculators of the Bureau des longitudes, thematic files related to the astronomical and nautical ephemeris "Connaissance des temps", and a thematic bibliography.

The history of the Bureau des longitudes introduces the text published by Guillaume Bigourdan in the Annuaire du Bureau des longitudes: Le Bureau des longitudes - son histoire et ses travaux de l'origine (1795) à ce jour. Also available in this section is a short text by Guillaume Bigourdan titled: La réorganisation du Bureau des longitudes, en 1854 et 1862.

"L'Annuaire du Bureau des longitudes (1795-1932)" is a digital opuscule in which Colette Le Lay invites us to explore the history of this publication over the whole period covered by the corpus online.