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Colaba Observatory

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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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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