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Admiralty

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Found in 322 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on staff changes, 1879 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the appointments and departures of gate porters, watchmen and other staff:H. Liffen, labourer, dismissed, 1879.A. Currey, labourer, appointed, 1879.G. Smith, gardener, appointed, 1883.W. Freeman, watchman, resigned, 1884.J. Durrant, watchman, appointed, 1884.G. Smith, gardener, resigned, 1885.J. Carter, gardener, appointed, 1885.J. Rainbow, gate porter, 1887.W. McManus, gate porter, appointed,...
Dates: 1879 - 1912
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 television and radio, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/545
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding various television and radio programmes for the B.B.C., Granada Television and Southern Television, including correspondence with the Admiralty, Dr A. Hunter, the Malayan Mathematical Society and the British Council.
Dates: 1958 - 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 1952 Eclipse Expedition, 1950 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/506
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the 1952 Solar Eclipse Expedition, including the following items: Correspondence with the bank regarding the transfer of money to Khartoum, 1952.Inventories of equipment, apparatus, food and medicine, and notes and correspondence on packaging, shipment costs and customs dues, 1951-1952. The correspondents include Thomas Cook, the Admiralty and the Sudan Government.Maps of Sudan and Iraq, 1951, showing the path of total eclipse of 25 February...
Dates: 1950 - 1952
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 Bamberg Building, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/226
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Bamberg Building at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Dates: 1952
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 Bamberg Pavilion, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/234
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the Bamberg Pavilion at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Dates: 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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Correspondence on the Bamberg Pavilion, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/282
Scope and Contents Letters from H. Spencer Jones to H.M. Smith, Royal Greenwich Observatory, 25 January 1952, and the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty, 19 February 1952 and 21 May 1952, regarding the Bamberg Transit Pavilion.
Dates: 1952
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 British Admiralty Delegation, 1946 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/638
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Robert Atkinson relating to the British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, including correspondence with B.S. Smith and A.O. Hunter at the British Admiralty Delegation regarding claims for travel expenses; correspondence with the Commanding Officer, HMS 'Saker', concerning lost baggage; handwritten lists of claims; letters, papers and receipts from various transport companies; and official claim forms.
Dates: 1946 - 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 Cape Observatory, 1845 - 1848

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/92
Scope and Contents Correspondence entitled 'Cape Observatory and Survey 1845 to 1848. Printing 1839-1848', divided into ten sections:'Fallows's Observations and Henderson's Observations': correspondence between G.B. Airy, T. Maclear and the Admiralty, including a list compiled by C.P. Smyth of Henderson's Cape manuscripts, dated 24 July 1847.Papers relating to assistants at the Cape Observatory, 1846.'Instruments for the Cape Observatory': correspondence, 6 March 1846 - 19 April 1848,...
Dates: 1845 - 1848
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 Cape Observatory, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/96
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding different aspects of the Cape Observatory, divided into four sections:Correspondence between the Admiralty, E.J. Stone and G.B. Airy, 20 July 1870 - 2 April 1875, including draft instructions defining Stone's duties at the Cape, details of how he found the Observatory to be on his arrival, and details of the memorial to Mr Mann, with regular reports on work being carried out.Correspondence regarding the appointment of an assistant at the Cape...
Dates: 1870 - 1875
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 Cape Observatory, 1891 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/102
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the operations of the Cape Observatory. An index at the beginning lists the following sections: History of the Observatory; Official Instructions from the Admiralty; Reports to the Admiralty; Leave of Absence to Her Majesty's Astronomer; Appointments and Retirements; Hydrographer; Money, Grants and Salaries; Board of Visitors; Estimates; Senior Naval Officer, Simon's Town; and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1891 - 1895
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 Cape Observatory, 1896 - 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/103
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the operations of the Cape Observatory. An index at the beginning lists the following sections: History of the Observatory [removed by David Gill in 1906]; Admiralty; Senior Naval Officer; Hydrographer; Leave of Absence to Her Majesty's Astronomer; Reorganisation of the Staff; Mr Finlay's Resignation and Mr Hough's Appointment; Estimates; Money, Grants, Salaries, etc.; Proposed New Works; and Miscellaneous. Much of the Admiralty correspondence is concerned with printing...
Dates: 1896 - 1900
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 Cape Observatory, 1900 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/104
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the operations of the Cape Observatory. An index at the beginning lists the following sections: the Herschel Obelisk, 1834-1905; Official Instructions from the Admiralty; Reports to the Admiralty; Leave of Absence to Her Majesty's Astronomer; Appointments and Resignation of Assistants; Hydrographer; Commander-in-Chief, Simon's Town; Money and other Grants, Salaries, etc.; Resignation of Her Majesty's Astronomer; Estimates; and Miscellaneous. There is a great deal of...
Dates: 1900 - 1906
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 Cape Observatory, 1907 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/105
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the operations of the Cape Observatory. An index at the beginning lists the following sections: History of the Observatory; Admiralty - Official Instructions; Reports to the Admiralty; Leave of Absence; Appointments and Retirements of Assistants; Hydrographer; Commander-in-Chief, Simon's Town; Money, Grants and Salaries; Appointment of Her Majesty's Astronomer; Estimates; Sir David Gill; and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1907 - 1909
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 Cape Observatory, 1910 - 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/106
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the operations of the Cape Observatory. An index at the beginning lists the following sections: History of the Observatory; Admiralty - Instructions; Reports to the Admiralty; Her Majesty's Astronomer - Leave of Absence; Assistants and Established Staff - Appointments and Resignations; Hydrographer; Commander-in-Chief, Simon's Town; Money, Grants and Salaries; Estimates; Correspondence with Sir David Gill; and Miscellaneous.
Dates: 1910 - 1914
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 Cape Observatory, 1937 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/15
Scope and Contents Official correspondence with Government departments and related papers concerning the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including the following material:Report of His Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape of Good Hope to the Secretary of the Admiralty for the year 1948, compiled 1949.Correspondence regarding the re-filling of the post of His Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape Observatory, 1949.Minute from the Hydrographer referring to a photographic zenith tube,...
Dates: 1937 - 1949
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 Cape Observatory, 1928 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/76
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including staff conditions, leave, retirement and injury; publications; equipment, including the new calculating machines and transit circle; and finance.
Dates: 1928 - 1936
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 Cape Observatory, 1912 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/79
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including general correspondence with the Astronomer Royal, 1912-1915, regarding work at the Cape, staff matters, new appointments, instruments and publications; correspondence relating to Admiralty proposals to hand over the administration of the Cape Observatory to the South African Government and Admiralty complaints about the Cape Observatory, its staff and its instrument requirements, 1919-1930, with a copy of...
Dates: 1912 - 1936
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 Cape Observatory and Survey, 1849 - 1854

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/94
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Cape Observatory and Survey, divided into six sections:General correspondence between G.B. Airy, T. Maclear and the Admiralty, 28 February 1849 - 9 December 1854, regarding the Cape Observatory, including the preparation of annual reports, general information on the progress of work, the burning down of the Magnetic Observatory and observations of Peterson's Comet.A plan of the Observatory grounds and buildings dated November...
Dates: 1849 - 1854
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 Cape Observatory and Survey, 1855 - 1870

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/95
Scope and Contents A set of correspondence entitled 'Cape Observatory and Survey 1855 to 1870 July', divided into eight sections:General correspondence and papers regarding the Cape Observatory and Cape Survey, 9 April 1855 - 20 July 1870, comprised largely of correspondence between T. Maclear and G.B. Airy. There are letters regarding Encke's Comet; general reports on Observatory business; letters on the Cape Survey; a printed copy of 'Observations of Zenith Distances with the Transit Circle, 1855';...
Dates: 1855 - 1870
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 Cape Observatory and Survey, 1875 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/97
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Cape Observatory and Survey, divided into eight sections:Official correspondence between G.B. Airy, E.J. Stone and the Admiralty, 28 March 1876 - 3 November 1877, including a report on the Cape Observatory by Stone for 11 August 1874 to 31 August 1876, with remarks by Airy; a copy of the 'Cape Catalogue of Stars for 1840'; and letters concerning the salaries of those working at the Cape.Official correspondence, 31 January - 12 December 1879,...
Dates: 1875 - 1879
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 Cash Account, 1959 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/35
Scope and Contents General and official correspondence regarding the Cash Account, including correspondence on cash office inspections; superannuation arrangements; meal vouchers; cash duty instructions; National Insurance stamps' receipts; requests for payment of invoices from outside firms; reference sheets regarding the advancement of salary; imprest arrangements; revised salary scales; non-industrial salaries and wages; the General Suspense Account ledgers; and revised night duty and shift disturbance...
Dates: 1959 - 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 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 Deal time ball, 1858 - 1863

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/621
Scope and Contents Correspondence on the day to day running of the time ball at Deal, its telegraphic communications with Greenwich, and the transfer of ownership from the Admiralty to the South Eastern Railway. The correspondents include C.V. Walker, J. Washington and C.E. Paget.
Dates: 1858 - 1863
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 Equatorial Group, 1950 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/223
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Equatorial Group foundation.
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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