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Royal Hospital School, Greenwich

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on British and Empire observatories, 1874 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/156
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the appointment of the Radcliffe Observer at Oxford, 1897.Papers relating to the appointment of the Director of the Dunsink Observatory, 1897, including applications from the Royal Observatory staff.Correspondence with Professor Aldis concerning the establishment of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory at Auckland, New Zealand, 1890.Papers relating to Bidston Observatory, Liverpool, 1890-1893, including suitable work, 1890; the appointment of...
Dates: 1874 - 1910
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Papers on the engagement of computers, 1881 - 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/134
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the employment of computers. The letters include enquiries about vacancies and potential candidates and notification of the result of applications.(1) Letters and other papers concerning the engagement of computers:Letter from W. Saunders requesting employment, with a memorandum from W. Ellis on this matter, 1881.Letter to W. Saunders offering employment, with a memorandum from W. Ellis on this subject, 1881.Two...
Dates: 1881 - 1900
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Papers on the engagement of computers, 1897 - 1915

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/135
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the employment of computers. The letters are concerned principally with selecting candidates to take the Observatory's examination, including correspondence with schools, and providing notification of whether candidates have failed or if they have passed and are offered employment. The papers also include some examination results.(1) Papers concerning the engagement of computersDraft of a letter to the Headmaster, Greenwich School,...
Dates: 1897 - 1915

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