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Department of Scientific and Industrial Research

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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the D.S.I.R., 1963 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/792
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with and concerning the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, particularly the grants system. There are also letters regarding the setting up of the proposed Isaac Newton Observatory.

Dates: 1963 - 1965
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 D.S.I.R. Committee, 1963-09 - 1965-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/594
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Astronomy Sub-Committee, including correspondence with J. Tuson and C. Joliffe of the D.S.I.R., and with Sir Bernard Lovell of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank.

Dates: 1963-09 - 1965-05
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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Letter from Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, 1964-05-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/257
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Edgar L. Pilditch, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, to R.B Verney regarding Pilditch's meeting with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at which it was suggested that the Radcliffe Observatory be placed with other observatories under central control.

Dates: 1964-05-19
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/938
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 20 February 1964. At the start of the folder are eleven sections, preceded by an index, which include a 'Report on recommendations on applications for special research grants submitted in November, 1963'; revised terms of reference of the Research Grants Committee and Sub-Committees; 'The Robbins Report and the Research Grants...
Dates: 1964
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/939
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 21 May 1964. The documents include minutes and matters arising from the sixteenth meeting of the sub-committee on 20 February 1964; the report of the sub-committee regarding major projects in astronomy; a note on membership of the sub-committee; 'General financial position and consideration of applications at this round of...
Dates: 1964
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/940
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 18 November 1964. The documents include minutes and matters arising from the seventeenth meeting of the sub-committee on 21 May 1964; 'Membership and Terms of Reference of the Committee and its Sub-Committee for the Session 1964/65'; a financial statement; 'O.E.C.D. Senior Visiting Fellowships'; and a booklet by J.A. Bastin et...
Dates: 1964
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/941
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 24 February 1965. The documents includes minutes and matters arising from the eighteenth meeting of the sub-committee on 18 November 1964; '1967 - 72 Quinquennial Take-over: a note on policy and procedure for Sub-Committees' information'; 'Postdoctoral research appointments, technicians and equipment grants'; 'Research needs of...
Dates: 1965
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/942
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 10 March 1965. The documents include 'Resolution on Professor Hoyle's application' (loose) and minutes and matters arising from the nineteenth meeting of the sub-committee. The rest of the papers are comprised of applications from the University of Sussex and various individuals for Special Research Grants, as...
Dates: 1965
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/943
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 19 May 1965. The documents include minutes and matters arising from the twentieth meeting of the sub-committee on 10 March 1965, a financial statement and material on a National Instrument Centre. The rest of the papers are comprised of applications from various individuals for Special Research Grants, as...
Dates: 1965
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 for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1961 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/932
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at State House, London, on 9 January 1962. The documents include details of the committee's membership and terms of reference; 'Facilities for Radio-Astronomical Research at present available and under immediate consideration in the United Kingdom'; A.C.B. Lovell and M. Ryle, 'The Future of Radio Astronomy in Great Britain'; Lovell, 'The Development of Steerable Radio...
Dates: 1961 - 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 for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/933
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at State House, London, on 6 March 1962. The documents include minutes and matters arising at the meeting of the committee on 9 January 1962; 'Report to Radio Astronomy Planning Committee by the Astronomer Royal'; Sir Bernard Lovell, 'Memorandum on future research programmes in radio astronomy with particular reference to the use of large filled aperture steerable radio...
Dates: 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 for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1960 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/934
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, on 22 June 1962. The papers include documents relating to a grant for a new Mills Cross Telescope at Canberra; M. Ryle, 'Possible Future Developments at Cambridge'; 'The Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory. University of Cambridge'; minutes of a meeting of the committee on 6 March 1962; M. Ryle and A. Hewish, 'The Synthesis of Large...
Dates: 1960 - 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 for the Radio Astronomy Committee, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/935
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research at State House, London, on 15 May 1963. The documents include minutes and matters arising from the third meeting of the committee on 22 June 1962; a draft report of the committee; Dr J.S. Hey, 'Summary of a Survey Paper on Radio Telescopes'; copies of two items of correspondence between the Minister of Finance, Northern Ireland, and the Lord President of the Council...
Dates: 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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Papers of the Radcliffe Observatory, 1929 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48
Scope and Contents The collection is comprised principally of correspondence, with related papers (1-618). Much of the correspondence is concerned with the everyday running of the Observatory, including funding issues; the appointment and salaries of staff (including a long series on the Radcliffe-Henry Skynner Fellowship); the maintenance of buildings; and the acquisition and operation of instruments and other pieces of equipment. The principal correspondent is the Trustees' legal representative, the firm...
Dates: 1929 - 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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