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Found in 322 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding Herstmonceux Castle and the Royal Observatory, including the following items:General correspondence regarding the Observatory, including the administration of the grounds of Herstmonceux Castle, the supply of trout for the lake at the Castle, and the supply of wild fowl for the Castle grounds, 1963.Requests for information from the Royal Observatory archives, mostly dealt with by P.S. Laurie, 1963.Correspondence between...
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 Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1934 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding the general administration of the approaches, grounds and interior of Herstmonceux Castle; the removal of the Royal Observatory from Greenwich to Herstmonceux; and the history of the Royal Observatory and Herstmonceux Castle. The papers include the following items:Letter from G. Jones to R. Woolley concerning the gift of his painting of the old buildings at Greenwich, 1956.Correspondence regarding the pair of swans for the lake at...
Dates: 1934 - 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 Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1956 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/2
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding Herstmonceux Castle and the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including the following items:Correspondence regarding the 1958 Public Records Act, 1959.Correspondence regarding the opening of the Castle grounds to the public, 1959.Correspondence regarding the visit of Lord Euston, a representative of the National Trust, 1959.Correspondence regarding the layout and management of the Castle grounds, 1959.Copy of...
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 Observatory's removal, 1946 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the removal of the Royal Observatory to Herstmonceux, including letters from the public concerning the move; correspondence with the Admiralty; material relating to the agreement for the sale of Herstmonceux Castle; correspondence with P. Latham; a letter from the Bishop of Chichester regarding the chapel; correspondence regarding the developments which might prove detrimental to the Observatory; material on the housing of staff; correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb,...
Dates: 1946 - 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 photographic zenith tube, 1955 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/111
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the photographic zenith tube, including correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on modifications and adjustments. There are also the following papers:A copy of the observing programme for 1965-1971, which also lists stars from the 1958-1964 programme, 1963.Correspondence with foreign observatories regarding adopted places and the proper motion of the stars on the photographic zenith tube list, 1958. The correspondents include Dr P.J....
Dates: 1955 - 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 Photographic Zenith Tube and Meridian Group, 1950 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/219
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the Photographic Zenith Tube Building and Meridian Group at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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 Photographic Zenith Tube and Meridian Group, 1953 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/227
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Photographic Zenith Tube and Meridian Group at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
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 Photographic Zenith Tube Building, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/279
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, Admiralty; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Equatorial Group, including a drawing of the Photographic Zenith Tube Building, 10 October 1953, and a drawing of the Thompson Equatorial showing the dimensions of the pier and the positions of the bolts for the toe plates, September 1952.
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 Photographic Zenith Tube Building and Meridian Group, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/275
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Civil Engineer-in-Chief at the Admiralty and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Photographic Zenith Tube Building and Meridian Group.
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 reversible transit circle, 1929 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/37
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty, the National Physical Laboratory and various firms, such as Troughton and Simms, regarding the reversible transit circle.
Dates: 1929 - 1939
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 Royal Astronomical Society, 1960-05-17 - 1965-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/553
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Royal Astronomical Society with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; the President of the Royal Astronomical Society; the Admiralty; W.H. McCrea of the Department of Mathematics, Royal Holloway College, London; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and T.G. Cowling of the Department of Mathematics, University of Leeds. There is also a press notice concerning the Royal Astronomical Society Annual Summer Meeting at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 21-25...
Dates: 1960-05-17 - 1965-07-08
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 Time and N.A.O. Building, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/280
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Civil Engineer-in-Chief at the Admiralty and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Office Building.
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 Time Department and N.A.O., 1950 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/224
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Office Group.
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 Transit Circle Building, 1951 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/278
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Civil Engineer-in-Chief at the Admiralty, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Greenwich Transit Circle Building.
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 West Building, 1953 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/232
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty, the Hydrographer of the Navy and others regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Office Building (the 'West 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 West Building, 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/244
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Office Building (the 'West Building'). There are various drawings, including the following items:1. Drawing of the sliding hatch to the storeman in Room 94 of the Time and Nautical Almanac Block, 9 January 1957.2. Drawing of the sliding window to Room 94, 24 October 1956.3. Drawing of the...
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 Yapp Dome, 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/254
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and the Hydrographer of the Navy regarding the disposal of the Yapp Dome.
Dates: 1958
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 time balls, 1879 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/147
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding time balls, 1879-1893, including the following material:Correspondence regarding reprints, ordered by G.B. Airy in 1880, of articles from 'Nature', 1876, concerning the distribution of time signals.Correspondence, 1879-1880, regarding the Prussian Government's request for information on colonial time in South Africa, Canada, India, St Helena, Mauritius, Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand, and similar requests from the U.S. Hydrographic...
Dates: 1879 - 1927
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 time signals, 1955 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/627
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding time signals, including duration, frequency, times, coordination of signals, equipment adjustments, replies to queries regarding radio time signals, clocks and the publication of lists of signals, the discontinuation of vernier radio time signals, reception reports and maintenance. The papers include the following items:Royal Greenwich Observatory circulars on solar activity, time signal adjustments and international time signals,...
Dates: 1955 - 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 time signals, 1884 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/254
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence and related papers on the following subjects:Covering letter from W.H.M. Christie to a report by the Board of Visitors, received with thanks by C.A.B. Patey, 1888.Letter from W.H. Preece regarding Treasury matters, 1888.Mr Raikes' reply to a parliamentary question on the time service transmitted by J.W. Board, 1888.Letters from Christie to W.H. Preece regarding reforms of the time signal service, with letters of acknowledgement from...
Dates: 1884 - 1913
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 time signals, 1902 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/146
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning time signals, including the following material:Correspondence with E. Dent and Co. regarding irregularities in the Westminster Clock, tables of errors for the clock and newspaper cuttings relating to it, 1902-1906.Correspondence regarding the installation of a wireless-telegraph receiving station at Greenwich, 1912-1914.Correspondence of 1912-1915 regarding the inauguration of a wireless-telegraph time service from the Eiffel Tower and...
Dates: 1902 - 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 transit of Venus, 1869 - 1880

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/267
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty on the transit of Venus, 1874, comprised principally of correspondence between the Admiralty and Airy or the First Assistant. There are also printed papers on arrangements and instructions on all aspects of the observations.
Dates: 1869 - 1880
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 travel and removal expenses, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and memoranda regarding travelling and removal expenses, 1958-1963, including assisted travel schemes; a mileage allowance; civilian staff use of private motor vehicles on official business; permanent transfers; inland air travel; civilian travel warrants (rail); United Kingdom based civilian staff compassionate passages to the United Kingdom; outfit and trunk allowance; payment in advance to employees appointed abroad; Foreign Service Allowance; and Rent Allowance. The papers...
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 visitations, 1912 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/34
Scope and Contents Official correspondence concerning visitations. There are four volumes of letters, covering the years 1912-1919, 1920-1925, 1926-1929 and 1930-1935 respectively, and one envelope covering 1933-1937. The correspondents include the Admiralty; members of the Board of Visitors; various societies, including the Royal Society and the Physical Society; and catering firms. The letters include arrangements for the visitations, accounts for food and drink consumed, menus, lists of property and equipment...
Dates: 1912 - 1937
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 visitations, 1925 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/43
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to Visitations to the Royal Observatory, including the following material:Correspondence with Lord Stamfordham and others regarding the Royal Visit on 23 July 1925, part of the 250th Anniversary celebrations, with sample tickets, lists of invitees and invitees' replies.Correspondence with the Foreign Office and Press regarding the visit of the King of Afghanistan on 22 March 1928.Correspondence regarding visits by Admiralty representatives,...
Dates: 1925 - 1946
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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