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European Southern Observatory

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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on ESO/CERN conference, 1970-11-19 - 1971-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/651
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the European Southern Observatory (E.S.O.) and European Organization for Nuclear Research (C.E.R.N.) conference on large telescope design, 1-5 March 1971, comprised of Redman's correspondence with Adriaan Blaauw, Director-General, European Southern Observatory, on possible delegates and conference details; a copy of a letter from Redman to John Hutchinson, 24 November 1970, concerning expenses; a copy of a letter from J.F. Hosie to Blaauw, 4 December 1970; and Redman's...
Dates: 1970-11-19 - 1971-03-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on observatories, 1947 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/489
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the setting up of the European Southern Observatory and the Southern Hemisphere Observatory, including the following items:Memorandum by Stephen Toulmin regarding the Foundation of Scientific Policy, 1963.Correspondence with Professor R.J. Blin-Stoyle regarding the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, University of Sussex, 1963.Report by A.B. Muller of the visit of European Southern Observatory observers to Chile, 1963. Correspondence with...
Dates: 1947 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence on the Joint European Southern Observatory, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/589
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the sub-committee of the Joint European Southern Observatory.
Dates: 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/588
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy regarding meetings, agenda and minutes of meetings, proposals, and reports on various projects. There is material regarding the computational needs of theoretical astronomy; the proposed institute of theoretical astronomy; the European Southern Observatory; the 9th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union; the International Polar Motion Service; grants in aid of travel; and frequency bands for radio astronomy. The...
Dates: 1959 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Notes on the E.S.O. Symposium, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/706
Scope and Contents A duplicate set of notes entitled 'E.S.O. [European Southern Observatory] Symposium on Construction of Large Telescopes', relating to the symposium of 1-5 March 1971.
Dates: 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers of Roderick Redman, 1928 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37
Scope and Contents A collection of correspondence, drawings, photographs and other items accumulated over the course of Redman's career. Much of the material relates to the design and construction of telescopes. This includes committee minutes, reports, plans, specifications, and tender and contract documents. The collection is broadly divided into the following series:RGO 37/1-664: CorrespondencePersonal (RGO 37/1/-13); Isaac Newton Telescope (RGO 37/14-69); European Southern Observatory (RGO...
Dates: 1928 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the Joint European Southern Observatory, 1953 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/598
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Joint European Southern Observatory Committee and Sub-committees, with correspondence, including the following items:Correspondence with Sir A. Todd regarding a Commonwealth observatory, 1960.Memorandum on the Astronomer Royal's views on the needs of British astronomy, 1960.Correspondence with Sir M. Oliphant, Sir W. Hodge and Sir Solly Zuckerman concerning a Commonwealth observatory and the Joint European Southern Observatory,...
Dates: 1953 - 1962
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Papers on the S.R.C. Committee, 1965-05-13 - 1970-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/654
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the Science Research Council Astronomy Policy and Grants Committee, including correspondence with J. Tuson of the Science Research Council concerning the European Southern Observatory; correspondence concerning applications for grants and other matters, including the development of a spectrometer for work on the line profiles in stellar spectra; letters from H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, on the proposal for a Northern Hemisphere Observatory; correspondence...
Dates: 1965-05-13 - 1970-02-13
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Symposium notes, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/677
Scope and Contents Notes made by Redman at an European Southern Observatory/European Organization for Nuclear Research symposium of 1-5 March 1971.
Dates: 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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