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Royal Navy

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Found in 106 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on the West Building, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/238
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with additional papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Building (the 'West Building'). The papers include five drawings from Thorn Electrical Industries Limited, Atlas Lighting Division:1. Drawing of details of the proposed lighting fittings for the control room, 16 April 1956.2. Drawing of the proposed lighting for the control room showing details of the...
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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Register of official letters, 1874 - 1887

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/789
Scope and Contents A register of official letters of 25 June 1874 to 4 October 1887. Each letter is numbered by year, and includes the date, address, a brief account of the subject, the number of enclosures, the subject of the enclosures and an index to classification. Most of the letters are addressed to the Secretary of the Admiralty, with others addressed to the Director of Stores, the Accountant General of the Navy, the Director of Works and the Hydrographer. They concern financial matters, mainly claims...
Dates: 1874 - 1887
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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Statements on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1961-10 - 1966-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/543
Scope and Contents General statements on progress with regard to the Isaac Newton Telescope, including correspondence with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department; the Admiralty; the Ministry of Public Building and Works; D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; and the Ministry of Defence. There are also several brief progress reports, and notes on a meeting between Sir Richard Woolley and...
Dates: 1961-10 - 1966-09
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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Statistical returns, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/748
Scope and Contents

Statistical returns for the Royal Greenwich Observatory made annually, quarterly or monthly to various Navy departments, concerning fuel, electricity, staff, disabled persons and other subjects.

Dates: 1963 - 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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Supply notes on Admiralty reports, 1955 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/332
Scope and Contents

Supply notes from the Royal Navy Scientific Service, Admiralty, forwarding reports to the Royal Greenwich Observatory (the reports are not included).

Dates: 1955 - 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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Supply notes on Admiralty reports, 1952 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/339
Scope and Contents

Supply notes from the Royal Navy Scientific Service, Admiralty, forwarding reports to the Royal Greenwich Observatory, with related correspondence (the reports are not included).

Dates: 1952 - 1954
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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