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Meteorological Office

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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on meteorological instruments, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/123
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding meteorological instruments, including a letter from H.G. Barker to the Meteorological Office regarding a large Stevenson Screen and the Dines anemo-biograph, and a request to the Admiralty from J.H. Whale for a rain recorder for Herstmonceux.

Dates: 1953
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 meteorological observations, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/391
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Meteorological Office regarding the discontinuing of regular observations at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1952 - 1956
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 meteorology, 1895 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/113
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and some related papers concerning meteorology, indexed and divided into the following sections: Meteorological Office - London; Meteorological Commission - Cape Town; Local Correspondence and Information Given; Instruments; Officers of Her Majesty's Ships; and Miscellaneous.

Dates: 1895 - 1906
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 meteorology and meteor showers, 1879 - 1895

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/112
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meteorology and the sighting of meteor showers, divided into eight sections:Correspondence between D. Gill and the Meteorological Office, London, regarding the supply of equipment, barometers, etc., to the Cape Observatory, 18 March 1879 - 5 April 1884.Correspondence between D. Gill, the Meteorological Commission and various individuals on the preparation of annual weather reports and measurements made, 30 May 1879 - April 1895.Correspondence...
Dates: 1879 - 1895
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 solar physics, 1944 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/498
Scope and Contents Official correspondence with the General Post Office, Ministry of Works, Meteorological Office, Admiralty and others regarding solar physics, including letters concerning the Radar mirror for the Paris Observatory, including correspondence between the Allied Control Commission for Germany and H. Spencer Jones, 1947; correspondence regarding geomagnetic disturbances affecting General Post Office radio data and reports on sun spots and solar flares, 1947; and a report on the 'Solar Location...
Dates: 1944 - 1947
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 E.S.O., 1954-02-04 - 1954-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/76
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Meteorological Office; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; and the Weather Bureau, South Africa on behalf of the Seeing Committee for the International Southern Observatory. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman to A. Unsöld, Institut fur Theoretische Physik und Sternwarte der Universität, Kiel, on information contained in various publications, with Unsöld's reply.

Dates: 1954-02-04 - 1954-04-20
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 T.H. Kirk, 1969-06-24 - 1969-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/113
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between T.H. Kirk, Meteorological Office, Dr Mason and Redman regarding satellite cloud photographs providing data on possible Mediterranean area sites, including photographs from the Cyprus station loaned to Redman.

Dates: 1969-06-24 - 1969-10-01
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 the Meteorological Office, 1872 - 1877

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 59/51/3
Scope and Contents A letter to Tupman enclosing directions for the use of instruments loaned to the Transit of Venus Expedition; a circular from H. Toynbee, Meteorological Office, to ships' captains discussing the issue of instruments, requesting information and observations, and giving extensive instructions in the taking of observations; a letter from Tupman to Mr Scott, Meteorological Office, describing when and where the observations were made and apologising for the loss and damage to instruments...
Dates: 1872 - 1877
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 the Meteorological Office, 1939 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/392
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Meteorological Office and other papers regarding meteorological studies and related subjects, including the following items:Correspondence with the Air Ministry Meteorological Research Committee, 1946.Notes on a proposed method of estimating temperature at high altitudes by measuring the time sound takes to travel between an explosion point in the air and the Earth's surface, 1946.Suggested method for using long-range projectiles for the...
Dates: 1939 - 1958
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, 1870 - 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/66
Scope and Contents Letters to Thomas Maclear from F.H. Aspin; the Colonial Office; the Washington Naval Observatory; William Bond of London; the Meteorological Office; C.D. Fischer; F.T. Read; T. Risler; C. Bell; L. Adamson; I.M. Grant; A. de Schmidt; the Cape Telegraph Office; R. Noble; I.A. Thwaits; R.D. Hodgson; H. Waltham; W. Stow; [W.] Freeman; H. Richards; the Perth Observatory; Creichton Bell; F.C. Dick; T. Kyd; W. Roberts; and Der Commission für die Vorberathung de für die Beobachtung des...
Dates: 1870 - 1875
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 meteorological papers, 1884 - 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/131
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous papers, 1888-1889Index sheet, 1889.Index sheet, 1888.Letter to W.G. King from H.C. Fox, 1888.Unsigned and undated memorandum [1888].Letter from W. Ellis to H.C. Fox replying to his letter, 1888.Letter from the R.M. College, Kingston, Ontario, and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter from W. Hoshen Richards regarding droughts and a reply from W. Ellis, 1888.Letter regarding cup...
Dates: 1884 - 1904
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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Notes on a visit to the Met Office, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1040
Scope and Contents

Handwritten notes by Redman on his visit to the Meteorological Office on 1 July 1969, and a set of notes on an 1961 article by N.I. Vulfson on 'Convective Motions in a Free Atmosphere'.

Dates: 1969
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 Meteorological Council, 1879 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/125
Scope and Contents Papers discussing a table of equivalents of the Beaufort Scale intermingled with papers on tables of sunshine, 1906.Meteorological Office circular on Beaufort's Scale of wind force, 1906. Tables of averages of temperature, rainfall and bright sunshine based on observations taken during 1866-1900, with related correspondence, 1906.Papers concerning the meteorological reports of the Royal Observatory, 1906-1908.Letters concerning observations of gross minimum...
Dates: 1879 - 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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Papers on the Meteorological Council, 1877 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/126
Scope and Contents Annual reports of meteorological work carried out at the Royal Observatory, 1895-1930.Monthly reports from the Royal Observatory to the Royal Meteorological Society on recorded minimum and maximum temperatures, 1903-1911.Balloting lists and notices of lectures and exhibitions for the Royal Meteorological Society, 1877-1894.Annual reports of meteorological work carried out at the Royal Observatory, 1877-1893.Correspondence between W. Marriott and the Royal...
Dates: 1877 - 1930
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 Public Record Office, 1958 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/716
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence and papers regarding the Public Record Office, mainly by P.S. Laurie, including correspondence with the Meteorological Office concerning the Kew records and material on alterations in the Public Records Act and the pre-release of documents.(2) Correspondence with Miss E.C. Titterton regarding solar photographs and letters.(3) Correspondence regarding public records and the Public Record Office, mainly involving P.S. Laurie, the Royal Greenwich Observatory...
Dates: 1958 - 1968
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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