British Astronomical Association
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains a wide range of material created or accumulated by Melotte during his lifetime. There are four main series, relating to the Royal Greenwich Observatory, British Astronomical Association, Royal Astronomical Society and solar eclipses. The remaining material comprises papers, photographs and other items on a wide range of astronomical subjects.
Correspondence of Robert Atkinson with J.G. Porter of the Computing Section of the British Astronomical Association regarding cometary aphelia, with handwritten and typed lists of cometary aphelia.
Personal correspondence of Dr Hunter as a member of the Council of the British Astronomical Association regarding publication policy, memoirs, financial matters and the election of a new President.
Papers relating to the British Astronomical Association, including letters to Robert Atkinson from M.W. Ovenden, Secretary; P.M. Holborn, Secretary; and Kennet Pollock, Treasurer. There are also minutes of Council meetings, 31 December 1947 - 30 June 1948, and a memorandum on the present and future financial position of the Association, 11 February 1948.
Correspondence with officials and members of the British Astronomical Association regarding the Assistant Secretary's pension, the publication of papers, Dr A. Hunter's Presidential Address and other subjects.
General correspondence with, among others, the British Horological Institute; the Minister of State for Education and Science; Blackie and Son Ltd, publishers; Magdalene College, Cambridge; the University of Sussex; and the British Astronomical Association. The letters include correspondence with the B.B.C. regarding broadcasts on or by Sir Richard Woolley and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.