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T Cooke and Sons

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on domes, 1894 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/54
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the supply of a new canvas wind screen for the South East Dome, 1908.Correspondence with Ewart and Son concerning the copper ribs for the Lassell Dome, 1896.Correspondence with T. Cooke and Sons and the Director of Works concerning the removal of the Lassell Dome, 1894.Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb concerning an accident to the Astrographic Dome and the supply of a new shutter, 1894-1895, with two black and white photographs depicting...
Dates: 1894 - 1920
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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Official instructions, 1885 - 1888

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/3
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the trial of telescopes, binoculars, mirrors, gun directors, etc., for the Royal Navy:Letter from the Admiralty, 1885, asking that the Astronomer Royal draw up a specification for telescopes for automatic sights of turret guns, so that the purchase may be put out to competitive tender.Form for the forwarding of a pattern of a gun director (pattern 306, registration no. 27) from Portsmouth, 1885.Blank form for use in tendering estimates for the...
Dates: 1885 - 1888
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 astronomical instruments, 1876 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/46
Scope and Contents Memoranda concerning miscellaneous astronomical instruments, 1888-1908, including:1. 'Measurements of portable instruments'.2. List of astronomical instruments.3. 'Lubricant for heavy bearings'.4. 'Stauffers Lubricant'.5. 'Observations with small Transit'.6. 'Portable Transits'.7. 'Small Transit Instrument - Paris longitude'.8. 'Mercury basins used with small Transits'.9. 'Transit Pavilion'.10. 'Stellar...
Dates: 1876 - 1920
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 clocks and chronographs, 1888 - 1911

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/45
Scope and Contents Correspondence with T. Lewis and E. Dent and Co. concerning repairs to clocks and correspondence with W.H. Shepherd, 1888-1889.Correspondence with Victor Kullberg concerning the tender for the supply of new electric dials and the repair of old ones, 1897-1899.Correspondence with clockmakers, principally V. Kullberg and Dent and Co., concerning repairs to Royal Observatory clocks and chronometers, 1901-1911.Internal memoranda on the subject of clocks, chronographs and...
Dates: 1888 - 1911
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 New Altazimuth Building and Dome, 1892 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/35
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Director of Works concerning the building of the New Altazimuth Dome, 1892.Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning the contract for the building of the New Altazimuth Dome, 1894-1895.Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb concerning the contract for the New Altazimuth Dome, 1895.Bills and accounts from Grubb for the building of the New Altazimuth Dome, 1895-1896.Correspondence with Grubb on the progress of the building of the New...
Dates: 1892 - 1896
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 South East Dome, 1890 - 1896

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/53
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty concerning the cost of the South East Dome, 1890. Correspondence concerning the expenses of the Astronomer Royal and a claim from Cooke and Son for part payment for the construction of the South East Dome, 1893.Correspondence on the dismantling of the South East Dome, applications for tenders, tenders, and letters of acceptance, 1891.Sir Howard Grubb's plans for the machinery in the Dome, 1891.Notes and memoranda concerning...
Dates: 1890 - 1896
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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