Royal Astronomical Society
Found in 84 Collections and/or Records:
Communications to the Royal Astronomical Society from other observatories, astronomers, etc., made through the Astronomer Royal, regarding papers submitted to the R.A.S. and other matters. There is also correspondence regarding papers sent to the Astronomer Royal for his perusal.
Correspondence regarding the Royal Astronomical Society's reproduction and marketing of the Franklin Adams Chart plates as prints, with balance sheets, statements of expenditure, receipts and a list of subscribers.
Correspondence regarding loans to the Royal Observatory, including letters regarding Dr Wilfred Hall and two Galileo reproduction telescopes, 1960, and correspondence concerning a Harris Clock on loan from the Royal Astronomical Society, 1959-1960.
Correspondence regarding proposals for the election of H.S. Hitchins and C.D. Shane as Fellows of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1961, with, among others, the Royal Society; the Royal Astronomical Society; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Sir William Hodge of Pembroke College, Cambridge; C.R. Burch; and R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge. There are also minutes of the 16th meeting of the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management on 9 June 1961.
Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1960 with, among others, the Royal Society; the Royal Astronomical Society; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; F. Hoyle; the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; and the Department of Physics, Imperial College, London.
Correspondence regarding the gift of the Stephan Kuffner Library to the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the Royal Astronomical Society.
Correspondence regarding the Royal Astronomical Society concerning the Astronomer Royal's nomination of candidates for a Fellowship. The nominees were Annie Maunder, Dr Silbersteine, P.A. Openshaw, Mary Proctor, F. Hope-Jones, Dr G. Stracke, Mr MacFarlane and N.C.C. Garvell. There are also summaries of the work of Monsieur Esclangon and Dr Ludendorff.
Correspondence relating to Royal Astronomical Society business, regarding the substitution for the astronomer's day in nautical publications of the day commencing at midnight; nominations for the Gold Medal, 1915, 1917 and 1922; the R.A.S. Centenary Publication Committee and the History of the Royal Astronomical Society; publication of the Roberts observations; and lectures, meetings and geophysical discussions. There are also copies of various papers.
Correspondence relating to the Royal Astronomical Society Club.
A circular letter from Margaret Garratt, Royal Astronomical Society, 19 December 1949, announcing the holding of a meeting of the Stanley William V.S. Committee on 28 December 1949, with a reply from H. Spencer Jones, 23 December 1949, stating that he will be unable to attend.