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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on chronometers, 1872 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/603
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the rates of, repairs to, damage to, ownership of, conversions to, and carriage of various chronometers. The volume covers the Burdett-Coutts prize essay for a compensation balance; problems with the Portsmouth sidereal clock; and proposals for a new electric turret clock at the University of London. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, H.C.G. Rümker, C.A.F. Peters, G.H. Richards, C. Wheatstone, C.V. Walker and W.B. Carpenter.

Dates: 1872 - 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 chronometers, 1875 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/604
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the ownership of, rates of, accounts of, listings of, repairs to, and packing of various chronometers. The volume includes papers on the defects and repairs to the Portsmouth sidereal clock; trials of new deck clocks; a report on the establishment and inspection of a new electric turret clock for London University; and enquiries on the Greenwich sidereal standard clock by J.W. Reffitt. The correspondents include F.J.O. Evans, R. Hall, W.B. Carpenter and W.H.M. Christie.

Dates: 1875 - 1876
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 scientific societies, 1954 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/519
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding scientific societies, including the following items:General correspondence on meetings, lectures, papers, etc., relating to the British Astronomical Association, 1954-1963. The correspondents include Dr Woolley, R. Atkinson, Dr Porter and Dr Waterfield.Agendas, circulars, reports and the constitution of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science, 1956-1957.Correspondence with the British...
Dates: 1954 - 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 with institutions, 1899 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/122
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence with societies, universities, etc., regarding the Astronomer Royal's election as an honorary member of the Yale Astronomical Society, American Astronomical Society and University of London. There are also papers of the University of London, including a draft report of the Board of Studies in Mathematics, draft regulations for a revised syllabus in mathematics, and a report on the mathematical syllabus for the Matriculation Examination.

Dates: 1899 - 1921
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1886 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/251
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence of the Astronomers Royal W.H.M. Christie and F.W. Dyson with the Hydrographer of the Navy, 1886-1932.(2) Correspondence with the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, 1886-1937Letters on the disc presented to W.H.M. Christie, 1902.Pages from 'Nature' reporting the speech made by Professor Love on presenting W.H.M. Christie and A.W. Rücker with the degree of Doctor of Science (Honorary), 1902. Notice of the vacancy of the chair of Savilian...
Dates: 1886 - 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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Papers concerning occasional observers, 1849 - 1873

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/43
Scope and Contents Papers concerning occasional observers and miscellaneous items:Correspondence with occasional observers, 1849-1872: Dr A.V. Auwers, Mr A. Wagner, Mr Campion, Mr Carpmael, R.C. Carrington, J. Challis, Mr Cuiswick, Captain Drayson, Mr Englesen, Lieut. Fergusson, Mr J. Glaisher (Jnr), Mr R. Grant, Lieut. Elaguine, Mr R.J. Mann, Mehemed Effendi, Hacki Effendi, Mr Morton, Sir J. Murray, Captain Onimaney, Revd Perry, Lieut. Rikatcheff, Major Said, Mr Schlagintweit, J. Stuart and Lieut....
Dates: 1849 - 1873
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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Papers on physics, 1916 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/123
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence and related papers regarding physics, including the following material:Correspondence with the Royal Aircraft Factory, South Farnborough, regarding testing the action of sunlight on linen fabric, 1918.Correspondence concerning general physics, 1916-1923, relating mainly to Einstein's theories; requests for information on the 1919 Eclipse observations at Sobral, Brazil; and a report on photographs. There is also a report of the Committee of the...
Dates: 1916 - 1938
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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Papers on societies and institutions, 1876 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/223
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence relating to societies, 1876-1892, including the Ipswich Mechanical Institute; Blackheath School of Art; Société National des Sciences, Cherbourg; International Inventions Society; Meteorological Society of Australia; Trinity Historical Society; Royal Academia of Palermo; and the British Astronomical Association (on the foundation of the Association).Correspondence regarding requests for the Astronomer Royal to lecture or preside at meetings of the...
Dates: 1876 - 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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Papers on the London Astronomy Board, 1968-07-30 - 1971-11-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/648
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the University of London Special Advisory Board in Astronomy, including correspondence with M.A. Baatz concerning metrication, the satisfaction of qualifying conditions before registration for a Ph.D. degree, and attendance by representatives of schools and boards of studies at meetings of the Academic Council of the University of London and its Standing Sub-Committees; a report on the approval of applications for registration for a Ph.D.; minutes of the meetings of the...
Dates: 1968-07-30 - 1971-11-10
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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