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Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on general plans and costs, 1957 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/253
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others concerning general plans and costs with regard to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1957 - 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 on general plans and costs, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/261
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Admiralty House and the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with memoranda and other papers, concerning general plans and costs with regard to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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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Correspondence on general plans and costs, 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/281
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; Hydrographer of the Navy; and the Ministry of Works concerning general plans and costs with regard to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1952 - 1953
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 hack watch trials, 1905 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/109
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the trial and purchase of hack watches, 1905-1911 and 1912-1916, including correspondence with the chronometer manufacturers and the Hydrographer of the Navy and notes and memoranda concerning the trial and individual watches.

Dates: 1905 - 1916
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 Herstmonceux Castle, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/257
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, and others, with memoranda and related papers, regarding Herstmonceux Castle. Much of the correspondence is with the Superintendent of the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham.

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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Correspondence on Herstmonceux Castle, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/266
Scope and Contents

Two copies of a letter from the Superintendent, Navy Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works, Chatham, to the Astronomer Royal, 20 March 1963, regarding the control of lighting in the Castle Ballroom at Herstmonceux, and a letter from the Astronomer Royal to the Superintendent, 10 June 1963, with the Superintendent's reply, 17 July 1963, regarding Cash Office security at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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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Correspondence on Herstmonceux Castle, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/267
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Superintendent, Navy Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works, Chatham, and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding Herstmonceux Castle.

Dates: 1962 - 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 Herstmonceux plans and costs, 1950 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/225
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; and the Hydrographer of the Navy regarding general plans and costs relating to Herstmonceux.

Dates: 1950 - 1953
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 Navy estimates, 1964 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/700
Scope and Contents

General correspondence regarding Navy estimates for the Royal Greenwich Observatory, covering items to be included in the estimates, expenditure on grounds and notes to heads of departments on items allowed for.

Dates: 1964 - 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 Chronometer and Watch Repair Department, 1941 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/217
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty and the Hydrographer of the Royal Navy regarding the removal of the Chronometer and Watch Repair Department from Greenwich.

Dates: 1941 - 1947
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 Electricity Authority, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/207
Scope and Contents

A letter from the Hydrographer of the Navy to the Astronomer Royal, 6 July 1955, and a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 13 July 1955, regarding compensation by the British Electricity Authority for possible damage to instruments at Greenwich.

Dates: 1955
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 Engineering Workshop, 1958 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/255
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; and the Hydrographer of the Navy regarding the Engineering Workshop at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1958 - 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 on the Engineering Workshop, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/262
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Superintendent of the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham, and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Engineering Workshop at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

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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Correspondence on the Engineering Workshop, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/272
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Superintendent of Navy Works, the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham; and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Engineering Workshop at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1962 - 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 Equatorial Group, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/237
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with additional papers, regarding the Equatorial Group.

Dates: 1955 - 1956
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 Equatorial Group, 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/243
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; and the Hydrographer of the Navy regarding the Equatorial Group.

Dates: 1956 - 1957
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 Equatorial Group, 1957 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/251
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; and the Hydrographer of the Navy, with memoranda and others papers, regarding the Equatorial Group.

Dates: 1957 - 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 on the Equatorial Group, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/259
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; Navy Works Department, Admiralty; the Superintendent of the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham; and others, with related papers, regarding the Equatorial Group. The papers include a copy of a drawing of the installation of the coude spectrograph, showing structural modifications to Dome A.

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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Correspondence on the Equatorial Group, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/269
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Superintendent, Navy Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works, Chatham, and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Equatorial Group.

Dates: 1962 - 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 Factory Acts, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/263
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar; the Superintendent of the S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham; and others regarding the Factory Acts, including letters regarding the disposal of radioactive waste from the Chronometer Department used on luminous watch dials and hands.

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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Correspondence on the Factory Acts, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/273
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty; Hydrographer of the Navy; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; Ministry of Labour; Superintendent of Navy Works, S.E. England Navy Works District, Chatham; and others regarding the Factory Acts, including letters concerning the radiation hazard with regard to the luminous watch dials and hands repaired in the Chronometer Department.

Dates: 1961 - 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 Herstmonceux Conference, 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/647
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Herstmonceux Conference of 1965, including the following items:Correspondence with the Royal Society.Correspondence with H.J. Helms, Head of the N.A.T.O. Pure Science Bureau.Correspondence with the Hydrographer of the Navy.Details of the International Summer Course on Observational Aspects of Galactic Structure held at Athens on 9-23 September 1964.Correspondence with M. Schmidt of the California Institute of Technology,...
Dates: 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28
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 I.N.T. Board, 1962-05-29 - 1964-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/551
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Technical Sub-committee of the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management with, among others, R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department; D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; the Royal Society; the Hydrographic Department of the Navy; the Ministry of Public Building and Works; and the Ministry of Defence. There are also minutes of the second meeting of the...
Dates: 1962-05-29 - 1964-11-13
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 Isaac Newton Telescope, 1960-05-30 - 1963-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/555
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding parliamentary matters with regard to the Isaac Newton Telescope, including correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley, Rear Admiral K. St. B. Collins, the Hydrographer of the Navy, and H. Hinsley of St John's College, Cambridge, on doubts about the siting of the Isaac Newton Telescope at Herstmonceux; correspondence with the general finance branch of the Admiralty on the same subject; Cabinet Section briefing notes for the Civil Lord of the Admiralty on questions to...
Dates: 1960-05-30 - 1963-03-26
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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