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Booklet on Research Councils, 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/54
Scope and Contents

A printed booklet of the Research Councils regarding the Agricultural Research Council, Medical Research Council, Natural Environment Research Council, Science Research Council and Social Science Research Council.

Dates: 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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Circulation lists, 1966 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/266/11
Scope and Contents

Circulation lists for local orders of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and notices of the Science Research Council.

Dates: 1966 - 1972
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 of G.A. Harding, 1969 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/201
Scope and Contents Correspondence between G.A. Harding and others regarding the agreement between the Science Research Council and the Committee for Scientific and Industrial Research on the future of the Cape and the organisation of work at the South African Astronomical Observatory. The letters include suggestions for the dispersal of various instruments, a copy of the draft inter-agency agreement, March 1969, with a revised copy, 14 May 1970; minutes of the council meeting of 19-20 February 1970 to discuss...
Dates: 1969 - 1972
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 a P.I.L.O.T. meeting, 1973-09-05 - 1973-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/199
Scope and Contents

A letter from the Science Research Council, 5 September 1973, enclosing a notice of the meeting of P.I.L.O.T. (Panel on Instrumentation for Large Optical Telescopes) on 18 September, with copies of Redman's replies to Miss Melville, Science Research Council, 6 September, and J. Ring, 12 September, stating that he does not expect to be able to attend.

Dates: 1973-09-05 - 1973-09-12
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 allowances, 1963-12-02 - 1968-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/849
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the Science Research Council and others regarding various allowances, the foreign service allowance and the 'on call' allowances.

Dates: 1963-12-02 - 1968-06-10
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 estimates, 1965 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/701
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence regarding Navy estimates for the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1965-1966, including staff numbers, grades and salaries; out turn forecasts; statistics of personnel and grades; sketch estimates; appropriation accounts; and advance orders.(2) Correspondence regarding Science Research Council estimates, 1965-1966, including the division of charges for the National Time Service; charging for the Nautical Almanac Office publications; and the 'mopping up of surplus...
Dates: 1965 - 1969
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 finance, 1959-12-04 - 1966-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/541
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding financial matters with, among others, the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; P.M.S. Blackett of Imperial College, London; the Board of Trade; the Science Research Council; and the Ministry of Public Building and Works.

Dates: 1959-12-04 - 1966-08-02
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 income tax, 1964-03-09 - 1968-06-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/854
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Science Research Council and the Inland Revenue regarding income tax.

Dates: 1964-03-09 - 1968-06-05
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 secondment, 1966 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/811
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding secondment from the Civil Service to the Science Research Council, including contracts of employment for staff transferred to the S.R.C.

Dates: 1966 - 1968
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 Spectracons, 1971-05-26 - 1971-08-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/589
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with B.N. Watts, J. Hutchinson and I.A. Learmouth, all of the Science Research Council, and others regarding Spectracons.

Dates: 1971-05-26 - 1971-08-20
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 S.R.C. productivity, 1969 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/12
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the negotiation and implementation of a productivity scheme within the Science Research Council.

Dates: 1969 - 1970
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 S.R.C. reports, 1970-05-21 - 1972-10-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/588
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding reports to the Science Research Council for the Astronomy Policy Grants Committee and the Astronomy, Space and Radio Board, including correspondence with J. Hutchinson of the S.R.C. There are also various annual reports of the Large Telescope User's Panel.

Dates: 1970-05-21 - 1972-10-09
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 telescope time, 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/587
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding invitations to apply for observing time on the Isaac Newton Telescope and other telescopes, and concerning publicity of the Large Telescope User's Panel. The letters include correspondence with the editor of 'Nature'; M.V. Penston of the Hale Observatoires, Pasadena; the Science Research Council; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; D. Allen of the Hale Observatories, Pasadena; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11
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 A.A.T., 1972 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/672
Scope and Contents

Notes on the Astronomical Working Party at Canberra; a visit to Siding Spring; and meetings of the Science Research Council Board in London, Newcastle and Cambridge.

Dates: 1972 - 1973
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 Civil Servants' Institution, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/796
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Institution of Professional Civil Servants and the Association of Astronomers, a section of the Admiralty Scientific Staffs Branch of the I.P.C.S. There are letters regarding the business of the I.P.C.S. and the election of officials, and comments by unions on the formation of the Science Research Council and the Trend Report.

Dates: 1964 - 1968
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 Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, 1963-12-09 - 1968-04-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/591
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the University of Sussex Institute for Theoretical Astronomy, including correspondence with R.J. Blin-Stoyle; Sir Bernard Lovell of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank; J. Tuson of the Science Research Council; Sir John Fulton, Vice-Chancellor of the University; H. Bondi of King's College, London; W.H. McCrea of Royal Holloway College; and J. Hemp of Horton-cum-Studley (regarding the possibilities of taking a course in theoretical astronomy at...
Dates: 1963-12-09 - 1968-04-23
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 I.N.T. Board, 1962-03-20 - 1966-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/550
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1962 onwards with, among others, W.H. McCrea of the Department of Mathematics, Royal Holloway College, London; the Royal Society; the Director General, Naval Works; the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; the Department of Physics, Imperial College, London; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; R.W. Ditchburn of the Department of Physics, University of Reading; D.E. Blackwell of the University...
Dates: 1962-03-20 - 1966-07-08
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1960-06-07 - 1966-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/542
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope and power supply with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; O. Heckmann of the Hamburger Sternwarte; Theodore Dunham, Jr., of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; the Navy Works Department; I.S. Bowen of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena; the Ministry of Defence; the Ministry of Public Building and Works; the Science...
Dates: 1960-06-07 - 1966-12-07
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1960-12-01 - 1966-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/547
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Coudé spectrograph with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department of the Admiralty; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; and the Science Research Council. There are also details of a proposed design for the Coudé spectrograph.

Dates: 1960-12-01 - 1966-06-27
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1967-10-16 - 1969-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/557
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope correcting lens with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; C.G. Wynne of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; the Directorate General of Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works; and J.F. Hosie of the Science Research Council.

Dates: 1967-10-16 - 1969-06-12
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1967-01-11 - 1973-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/558
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope opening ceremony and publicity with, among others, 'Physics Today'; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Directorate General of Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works; the Science Research Council; Central Press Photos Ltd; Bodo-José F. Weber of Du Pont de Nemours International S.A., Geneva, regarding Du Pont neoprene seals used in the Isaac Newton Telescope dome; the Central Office of Information; the...
Dates: 1967-01-11 - 1973-09-05
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1967-01-12 - 1967-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/559
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Science Research Council and Hailsham Rural District Council, among others, regarding the building for the Isaac Newton Telescope crane.

Dates: 1967-01-12 - 1967-03-13
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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Correspondence on the Large Telescope User's Panel, 1966-06-22 - 1975-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/585
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Large Telescope User's Panel terms of reference and membership, including correspondence with the Hydrographer of the Navy; correspondence with T.G. Cowling of the University of Leeds; correspondence with the Science Research Council; notes on the payment of fees, travelling and subsistence expenses to members of the Large Telescope User's Panel; a draft press release concerning the assumption of responsibility for the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria;...
Dates: 1966-06-22 - 1975-03-25
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 the Large Telescope User's Panel, 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/586
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding arrangements for the Large Telescope User's Panel meetings and expenses, including correspondence with Sir Martin Ryle of Cambridge University; T.G. Cowling of Leeds University; the Science Research Council; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge University; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; J.V. Peach of the...
Dates: 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26
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 Radcliffe Observatory, 1967-03-30 - 1974-08-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/563
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, including correspondence with the University Observatory, Oxford; the Science Research Council; the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories; the University Observatory of St Andrews; the University of London Observatory; the Department of Astronomy, University of Manchester; the Department of Physics, University of Victoria, Canada; the Department of Astronomy, University of Cape Town; the National Research Council of Canada; the...
Dates: 1967-03-30 - 1974-08-06
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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