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Found in 322 Collections and/or Records:

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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, 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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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 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 Greenwich Transit Circle Building, 1950 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/222
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the Greenwich Transit Circle Building.
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 the Greenwich Transit Circle Building, 1953 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/230
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Greenwich Transit Circle Building.
Dates: 1953 - 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 Göttingen Lectures, 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/650
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Robert Atkinson regarding his visit to Germany for the University of Göttingen lectures, including the following items:Correspondence with the Foreign Office and H. Spencer Jones, including copies of Spencer Jones' correspondence with the Admiralty.Correspondence with O. Heckmann, Hamburg Observatory; F. Becker, Bonn University Observatory; and Professor ten Bruggencate, University of Göttingen (in German), with Atkinson's handwritten notes, 'Die Energiequellen...
Dates: 1950
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. budget, 1956-11-14 - 1956-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/36
Scope and Contents A letter and minute sent by the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty to Richard Woolley (enclosed with a letter from Woolley to Redman) regarding the budget estimate for the Isaac Newton Telescope and the suggested contingency allowance. There is also Redman's reply to Woolley.
Dates: 1956-11-14 - 1956-11-28
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. Committee, 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/596
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Committee, including correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley at the Commonwealth Observatory, Mount Stromlo, and H. Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal; minutes of various meetings of the committee; and monthly financial/progress reports. There is also correspondence with P.M.S. Blackett of the Imperial College of Science and Technology; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Rector of Cairo University; the Hydrographic...
Dates: 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15
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 International Astronomical Union, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/622
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the 11th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in Berkeley, California, August 1961, including travel arrangements, attendees from the Royal Greenwich Observatory, attendance of Dr Stoy and Dr Evans, and approval from the Admiralty. There are also letters concerning Dr Cousins's visit to the U.K. and U.S.A., and on Dr Wilkins's invitation to the 'Space Age Astronomy' symposium. The correspondents include N.H.A. Warren, Dr Wilkins, Mr Barker and Mr...
Dates: 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 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 be...
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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Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1956 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/130
Scope and Contents (1) Official correspondence and minutes of the Board of Management regarding the design and finance of the Isaac Newton Telescope:Summary of official correspondence since the last Executive Committee meeting on 16 November 1956, dated 1959.Correspondence concerning microseisms affecting the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1957-1959.Letters and a diagram from Dr David Dewhirst concerning the Lick prime focus cage, 1959.News release from the Admiralty on the subject of the...
Dates: 1956 - 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 L.C.C. generating station, 1905 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/66
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the London County Council generating station at Greenwich:Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning the disturbance to instruments caused by the generating station, 1905-1908.Correspondence with the Director of Works and London County Council Tramways concerning the 'London County Council Electric Supply Bill, 1906' and the 'London County Council Tramways Improvements Bill, 1906'.Correspondence with Professor Ewing, Lord Rosse and Sir B....
Dates: 1905 - 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 the library, 1951 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/277
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty, the Hydrographer of the Navy, Libraco Ltd and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the layout of the library at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Dates: 1951 - 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 Melbourne Transit Circle Building, 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/218
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Melbourne Transit Circle 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 Melbourne Transit Circle Building, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/235
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and G.H. Burgess and Co. and memoranda regarding the Melbourne Transit Circle Building at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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 Meteorological Enclosure, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/276
Scope and Contents A letter from the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty, to the Astronomer Royal, 21 April 1951, and a letter from H.G. Barker, Secretary for the Astronomer Royal, to B. O'Rorke, 15 July 1953, regarding the Meteorological Enclosure at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Dates: 1951 - 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 the Meteorological Enclosure, 1950 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/220
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Meteorological Enclosure, Herstmonceux.
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 mirror transit instrument, 1952 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/101
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the mirror transit instrument, including correspondence with Dr C.S. Beals, Dominion Observatory, regarding the mirror transit circle; correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the supply of 25 meridian transit recording cameras; correspondence with Avimo Ltd regarding the meridian transit recording cameras; and correspondence with Dr M.C.P. de Barros of Portugal regarding a mirror transit circle pavilion.
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 the move to Herstmonceux, 1946 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/644
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the transfer of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and allied departments to Herstmonceux:(1) Correspondence, memoranda, manuscript notes and plans concerning the move, 1946-1948, including the following items:Memorandum from the Civil Engineer-in-Chief's office referring to estimates of costs, the Nautical Almanac Office, the Chronometer Department and the Solar Department Building.Letters to R. Atkinson from J.T. Williams, Admiralty;...
Dates: 1946 - 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 move to Herstmonceux, 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/75
Scope and Contents (1) Official correspondence regarding the transfer of the Royal Observatory to Herstmonceux:1. Correspondence concerning the vacation of the Royal Air Force domestic camp within the boundaries of the Admiralty's estates at Herstmonceux.2. Correspondence concerning street lighting in the area surrounding Herstmonceux.3. Correspondence with the British Electric Authority, London division, regarding compensation for damage to instruments at the Royal Greenwich Observatory...
Dates: 1949 - 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 National College of Horology, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/542
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the National College of Horology and horology in general, including the following items:Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and T.H. Holmes regarding meetings of the Board of Governors of the National College of Horology, 1947-1955, including agenda and minutes of meetings, College account balance sheets, and diplomas for H. Spencer Jones' signature. There is also correspondence concerning lectures by Spencer Jones.Correspondence concerning the Board...
Dates: 1947 - 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 Nautical Almanac Office, 1903 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/101
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and the Treasury regarding the Nautical Almanac Office and its reorganisation, staffing, structure, pay, sales, prices and changes in the layout of its publications:Correspondence relating to proposed changes in the structure and layout of the 'Nautical Almanac', 1903-1904, including notes on the differences between the 'Nautical Almanac', 'Connaissance de Temps' and 'Berliner Jahrbuch' and proposals that lunar distances be omitted from the 'Nautical...
Dates: 1903 - 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 Observatory, 1827 - 1845

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding different aspects of the work and the instruments at the Cape Observatory, together with the Cape Survey, divided into five sections:N1. Cape Observations, General:Official Instructions to the Cape Astronomer, containing letters of instruction to F. Fallows and T. Maclear.Observations of Mauvais' Comet by Maclear at the Cape of Good Hope, August-October 1844.General correspondence with Maclear, including letters...
Dates: 1827 - 1845
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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