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Colaba Observatory

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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on chronometers for India, 1894 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/93
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding chronometers supplied to the Indian Government:Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial of three chronometers ordered from Johannsen and Co. for the Mathematical Instrument Office, Calcutta, 1894.Correspondence concerning a request by the India Office that chronometers to be shipped out to India should be securely packed by the Royal Observatory ready for export, 1894.Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial...
Dates: 1894 - 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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Correspondence on chronometers for India, 1908 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/94
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding chronometers supplied to the Indian Government:Correspondence with the India Office and various chronometer-makers concerning the supply, trial and purchase of chronometers and chronograph watches for the Marine Department, Bombay, 1908-1909.Correspondence with the India Office concerning the trial and purchase of chronometers for the Government Observatory, Colaba, and for the Mathematical Instrument Office, Calcutta, 1908-1910.Correspondence...
Dates: 1908 - 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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Correspondence on magnetic instruments, 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/63
Scope and Contents Correspondence with several observatories, the Admiralty and the Physical Department regarding the repair, testing and standardisation of magnetic instruments and the issuing of certificates, 1935-1936; correspondence with the High Commission for India, 1934-1936, regarding the standardisation of magnets for the Colaba Observatory, India, and magnetic instruments for other Indian observatories, such as Alibag; and correspondence and reports relating to the comparison of Eskdalemuir and...
Dates: 1932 - 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 with Indian observatories, 1945 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/457
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Indian observatories and the Colombo Observatory, including correspondence with S. Basu, Director of the Colaba and Alibag Observatories, 1954; correspondence regarding the Golden Jubilee of the Magnetic Observatory, Alibag, 1954; correspondence concerning the Nizamiah Observatory, 1950; correspondence with Dr K.R. Ramanathan regarding the Meteorological Department of the Government of India, 1947; and a post-war plan for astronomical and astrophysical observatories in...
Dates: 1945 - 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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Papers on Indian observatories, 1892 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/158
Scope and Contents (1) General papersEnvelope containing memorandum and correspondence on the Indian observatories committee meetings, 1892-1899, with plans for new observatories at Kodaikanal and Bombay and a memorandum.Envelope containing undated micrometer sketches.(2) Papers relating to the Indian Government ObservatoryCorrespondence and memoranda relating to the supply of two 18-foot domes for the Kodaikanal Observatory, including plans and estimates,...
Dates: 1892 - 1902
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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Astronomical observatories 3
Time measuring instruments 2
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