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Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on observatories, 1834 - 1847

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/140
Scope and Contents Correspondence and requests for advice relating primarily to the establishment of observatories in various localities, including in North America. There are also letters concerning University Chairs and correspondence with the Treasury on financial matters. The correspondents include the Duke of Northumberland, M.J. Johnson, S.H. Christie, R. Sheepshanks, Sir T.M. Brisbane, W.S. Stratford, W.H.C. Bartlett, J. Glaisher, J.P. Nichol, J.W. Lubbuck, J.Q. Adams, J.M. Gillis, J.D. Forbes, C.P....
Dates: 1834 - 1847
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 special merit promotions, 1964-03-20 - 1967-08-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/595
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Treasury's Interdepartmental Scientific Panel Sub-committee on Special Promotions, including correspondence with Sir Frederick Brundrett, Scientific Advisor to the Civil Service Commission; correspondence with P.L. Towers of the Treasury Chambers; and lists of names of candidates for promotion.

Dates: 1964-03-20 - 1967-08-03
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 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 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...
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 total solar eclipse, 1870 - 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/133
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the results of the total solar eclipse, 21-22 December 1870. The papers include the 'Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society', observations of the eclipse and the observations of Lord Lindsay's party in Sicily. There is a paper by E.J.A. Gautier, with coloured plates on the observation; correspondence with the Treasury and the Royal Society, including letters from J.R. Hind, G.G. Stokes and W. Huggins; and a correspondence with Sir J.N. Lockyer and A.C....
Dates: 1870 - 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 transit of Venus, 1868 - 1878

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/269
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the transit of Venus, 1874. The correspondents include the Treasury; the Foreign Office; the India Office; the Colonial Department; the Agents General of New South Wales, Victoria and Southern Australia; the War Office; the Post Office; the Science and Arts Department; the Royal Society; the Royal Astronomical Society; the Nautical Almanac Office; and the Board of Visitors. There is also a report by Airy to the Treasury on telescopic observations of the transit of...
Dates: 1868 - 1878
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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Departmental correspondence, 1964-08-28 - 1968-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/598
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous departmental correspondence, including correspondence with F. Ward of the United States Air Force, Cambridge Research Laboratories, Bedford, Massachusetts; J.A. Ratcliffe of the Radio and Space Research Station, Slough; F. Heard of the David Dunlap Observatory, Ontario, Canada; Father F. Bertian of the Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; B.G. Pressey of the Science Research Council; Pierre Langue of the...
Dates: 1964-08-28 - 1968-02-28
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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General correspondence, S-Z, 1928 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/17
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence:Correspondence with F.J. Stratton, Cambridge, 1932-1940, regarding papers for publication, matters concerning the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, tracks of totality and the location of suitable observing sites.Correspondence with the Ministry of Supply, 1940-1941, regarding the visit of M. Couffingal of France and requests for additional work from the Nautical Almanac Office.Correspondence with M. Summer of Fordingbridge, 1935-1941,...
Dates: 1928 - 1941
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, 1875 - 1886

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/18
Scope and Contents A miscellaneous set of letters, including several applications for references and pensions. Much of the correspondence involves Sir George Airy.Letter from Sir George Airy informing the Treasury of the death of Lady Airy, 1875.Letter from the Revd A.C. Wright applying to Airy for a reference, 1876.Letter from the H. Lister applying to Airy for a reference, 1876.Letter from the Revd W.J. Read applying to Airy for a reference, 1876.Letter from J. Miles,...
Dates: 1875 - 1886
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 solar eclipse, 1871

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/134
Scope and Contents Papers concerning preparations for observing the solar eclipse of 11 December 1871. The volume includes a map of India, with the path of the eclipse; correspondence with the Treasury and H. Merivale; material on preparations for observing the eclipse; and papers on adjustments to instruments. Other correspondents include W. De La Rue; Sir J.F.W. Herschel; J.R. Hind; W. Huggins; W. Lassell; A.S. Herschel; R.L.J. Ellery; Sir J.N. Lockyer; N.R. Pogson, with a photograph of the Moon; G.G....
Dates: 1871
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 Geodetic Association, 1883 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/142
Scope and Contents (1) Papers relating to the Geodetic AssociationLetter to the Admiralty concerning the Geodetic Association Conference in Rome, 1883.Correspondence with Colonel A.R. Clarke concerning the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Dr Hirsch concerning resolutions passed at the Rome conference, 1883.Letter to Col. Donnelly concerning copies of the proceedings of the Rome conference, 1883.Telegram from Col. Donnelly stating that engineers are visiting him,...
Dates: 1883 - 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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Papers on the International Committee on Weights and Measures, 1880 - 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/148
Scope and Contents Notes on extracts from Board of Trade reports, 1880-1883.Contributions to the International Bureau of Weights and Measures, 1884.Correspondence with Dr Hersch of Vienna, 1883-1884.Correspondence with D. Gill of Berlin and Professor Huxley of the Royal Society concerning the misunderstanding regarding the Astronomer Royal's views on international geophysics, 1884.Correspondence with the Treasury concerning the meeting of the Royal Society on international...
Dates: 1880 - 1891
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 Observatory's protection, 1893 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/60
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning 'Special cases out of which arose discussions as to original protective clauses', including conferences at the Board of Trade. The correspondence covers the period 1893-1903, and is mainly with the Director of Works.Correspondence with A.W. Rücker and others concerning the protection of the Royal Observatory from the production of a 'magnetic field' as a result of poor insulation between the carriages of the trains passing by the Royal Observatory,...
Dates: 1893 - 1910
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 solar eclipse, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/200
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse seen in Portugal on 28 May 1900:Pamphlets concerning the eclipse expedition, Cooke's Tours, etc., 1900.'Nautical Almanac Circular', No. 17, and a United States Weather Department report on the probable sky state, 1900.Correspondence with the Admiralty, Treasury and Hydrographer concerning arrangements for travelling, money, the loan of watches and travelling claims, 1900.Correspondence with the Portuguese Government and the...
Dates: 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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Papers on the solar eclipse, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/203
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the solar eclipse of 30 August 1905, seen at Sfax, Tunisia:Correspondence and memoranda concerning E.W. Maunder's expedition to Labrador.Correspondence with steamship companies regarding travelling arrangements for getting to Sfax.Pamphlets and booklets of steamship lines relating to services useful to the eclipse expedition.Correspondence with the Foreign Office and Treasury regarding the passage through Customs for eclipse expedition...
Dates: 1905
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 Solar Physics Committee, 1879 - 1921

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/205
Scope and Contents Printed papers containing copies of correspondence and a memorial from G. Stokes, B. Stewart and Strachey relating to a proposed committee to report on observations in solar physics, 1879.Preliminary report of the Committee on Solar Physics, 1879.Two copies of a memorandum from the Solar Physics Committee on future work areas, 1887Printed copies of the Report to the Solar Physics Committee, 1890-1896.Copy of an article in the 'Proceedings of the Royal...
Dates: 1879 - 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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Papers on the Standards Commission, 1848 - 1857

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/339
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Official correspondence and rough and neat minutes of the Standards Commission, with summons to meetings. The volume includes all correspondence on the distribution of the standards authenticated by Act of Parliament, the changing of the manner of charging the customs duties from per 112 lbs to 110 lbs, and correspondence with the Treasury on accounts and printing. There are also letters from astronomers, including Sir J.F.W. Herschel, J.F. Encke and T. Maclear.

Dates: 1848 - 1857
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 Universal Time, 1885 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents Canadian and North American Papers relating to Universal Time:Printed notice from the Royal Society of Canada drawing attention to matters of time determination and nomenclature, 1890.Letter from Wilhelm Prealt of Hamburg, in German, 1890.Letter from Sandford Fleming, Ottawa, enclosing a Bill to be laid before the United States Senate regarding the reckoning of time in the United States, 1891.Letter from [J.P. Sohiham] of Vienna sending a copy of a booklet by...
Dates: 1885 - 1898
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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