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Civil Service

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Series

Admiralty and Civil Service publications, 1919 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/358
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a wide range of papers relating to the activities of the Nautical Almanac Office, dating predominantly from the twentieth century. A significant part of the material concerns the production of publications, including the 'Nautical Almanac', 'Air Almanac', 'Star Almanac' 'Astronomical Ephemeris' and 'Apparent Places of Fundamental Stars'. The remaining papers include, among others, various astronomical tables, including calculations of the Sun, Moon, planets and...
Dates: 1919 - 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 computers, 1882 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/132
Scope and Contents Letter from the Secretary of the Admiralty regarding an explosion in the Chronometer Room and injuries to W. Bartlett, 1901.Letter from the Astronomer Royal concerning compensation for a computer, 1901.Letter from a group of computers regarding the Civil Service examinations, 1901.Printed notice, lists, conditions, etc., for clerkship examinations in the Civil Service, 1906.Letter from a group of computers regarding unsatisfactory conditions, with a reply from...
Dates: 1882 - 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 secondment, 1966 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/811
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding secondment from the Civil Service to the Science Research Council, including contracts of employment for staff transferred to the S.R.C.

Dates: 1966 - 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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Correspondence on the Fulton Report, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/21
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Fulton Report into the structure and organisation of the Civil Service, including copies of the report and subsequent documents.

Dates: 1965
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 computers, 1881 - 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/133
Scope and Contents (1) Papers concerning supernumerary computers:Letter from computers regarding an increase in salary, with a reply from Sir George Airy and a letter from Airy to Christie on this matter, 1881.Letter from Mr Greengrass regarding a letter to be sent to the Admiralty concerning computers and the Civil Service examinations, with a reply from Christie giving the reason why the letter was not forwarded, 1881.Letter from Mr Greengrass regarding improved conditions and...
Dates: 1881 - 1893
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 recruitment, 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/810
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding non-industrial staff recruitment to the Royal Greenwich Observatory. The early papers relate to Civil Service practice; the later material concerns the Science Research Council. There are papers concerning graduate entry, competitions (both open and closed) and general local recruitment. The letters include correspondence with the local press regarding advertisements.

Dates: 1963
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 Civil Service Benevolent Fund, 1938 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/20
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and subscription collecting forms relating to the Civil Service Benevolent Fund.

Dates: 1938 - 1946
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 Official Secrets Acts, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/719
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning the Official Secrets Acts with regard to how they affect the staff of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including Civil Service transfers to the Science Research Council. There is correspondence on the supply of classified documents and their storage, material on the classification and clearance of staff, and advice to staff travelling to Iron Curtain countries.

Dates: 1964 - 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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Papers on the Savings Scheme, 1963 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/860
Scope and Contents

Certificates, receipts and official returns to the Principal Director of Accounts, Admiralty, relating to the Civil Service Voluntary Savings Scheme, 1963-1967, and further correspondence and memoranda regarding the scheme, 1963-1966.

Dates: 1963 - 1967
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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