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Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co Ltd

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Found in 140 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from F.W. Jackson, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/526
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from F.W. Jackson, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 22 January 1971, to the Anglo-Australian Telescope Project Office confirming the information sent already on the dimensions of the primary mirror and the Support System.

Dates: 1971
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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Letter from Hermann Wehner, 1973-10-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/589
Scope and Contents

A letter from Hermann Wehner, 24 October 1973, enclosing copies of recent correspondence between Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd and the Anglo-Australian Telescope Project Office, 17 and 19 October 1973, and a summary of correspondence on the mercury girdle, 5 March - 8 October 1973.

Dates: 1973-10-24
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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Letter from I .Munro, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/496
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from I. Munro, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, to the Anglo-Australian Telescope Project Office, 28 November 1969, regarding quotations for the mirror figuring and tube fabrication contract, and concerning proposals for a design study on the mirror alignment system and Cer-Vit rod focus stabiliser. A note indicates that the letter was copied for Redman in 1970.

Dates: 1970
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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Letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/525
Scope and Contents A handwritten letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 19 January 1971, regarding anti-reflection films, correctors, computer estimates and Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd redesigning costs. Gascoigne encloses extracts from the Kitt Peak National Observatory specifications for the 'Wynne Prime Focus UBK-7 Triplet Corrector' on optical coating, and also an article by Lissberger from 'Progress in Physics', 33, p. 231, giving specifications for simple anti-reflection coatings. Gascoigne's letter has...
Dates: 1971
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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Letter from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co., 1972-08-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/235
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from J.B.S. Price, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, to B.N. Watts, Science Research Council, regarding the facilities available in his company for the operation of large telescope mirrors and prices.

Dates: 1972-08-16
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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Letter from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co., 1942-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/691
Scope and Contents

A letter from C. Young, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co., to H. Spencer Jones regarding facts about Russian telescopes, 4 pages.

Dates: 1942-09-16
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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Letter from Sir Richard Woolley, 1966-11-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/571
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray enquiring about whether he has approached Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd for a quotation for Schmidt cameras.

Dates: 1966-11-02
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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Letter from Sir Richard Woolley, 1965-01-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/376
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray regarding design problems in the right ascension drive which Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd are going to rectify.

Dates: 1965-01-29
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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Letter on the 26-inch refractor, 1964-05-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/891
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to the Hydrographer of the Navy regarding the purchase of a double slide plate holder for the 26-inch refractor from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.

Dates: 1964-05-26
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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Letter to S.C.B. Gascoigne, 1972-08-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/566
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding general matters concerning the Anglo-Australian Telescope; news from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; and tentative travel plans for Redman's Canberra visit.

Dates: 1972-08-04
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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Letter to V.C. Reddish, 1973-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/353
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to V.C. Reddish, Siding Spring Observatory, regretting that he cannot attend the Anglo-Australian Telescope opening ceremony and commenting on progress at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.

Dates: 1973-07-24
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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Letters from A.D. Thackeray, 1964-10-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/328
Scope and Contents

A letter from A.D. Thackeray to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the right ascension drive and the telescope overhaul, and enclosing a copy of letter from Thackeray to G.M. Sisson, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, on the replacement of a gearbox for the telescope drive.

Dates: 1964-10-27
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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Letters on disks, 1951-06 - 1951-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/19
Scope and Contents

A letter from the H.G. Barker, Secretary of the Board of Management, Isaac Newton Observatory, 5 July 1951, enclosing copies of a letter from G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 12 June 1951, on the 98-inch disk, and of a letter from I.S. Bowen of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, 6 June 1951, on the production of the 200-inch disk at these observatories.

Dates: 1951-06 - 1951-07
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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Letters to Hermann Werner, 1973-10-25 - 1973-11-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/590
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from Redman to Hermann Wehner regarding the progress of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, their organisation and staffing, the value of Hartmann tests, the Perkin-Elmer Coudé spectrograph, the f/8 convex mirror and the mercury girdle. There are also summaries of Redman's telephone conversation with D.S. Brown on 13 and 14 November.

Dates: 1973-10-25 - 1973-11-14
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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Memo on the I.N.T., 1954-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/730
Scope and Contents

A memorandum prepared by G.M. Sisson, Sir Howard, Grubb Parsons and Co. Ltd, for the Mechanical Design Committee, regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Dates: 1954-05-10
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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Memorandum on contract negotiations, 1963-07-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/761
Scope and Contents

A memorandum to the Technical Sub-Committee of the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management from J. Martin, Astronomical Director of Works (Navy) 2, on negotiations he has been having with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd over their contract.

Dates: 1963-07-26
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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Memorandum on the dome tender, 1963-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/762
Scope and Contents

A memorandum from F.B. Allcock, Director of Works (Navy) 2, to the Technical Sub-Committee of the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management, informing them that the tender from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd for the dome was accepted on 13 September 1963.

Dates: 1963-09
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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Minutes of the A.A.T. meeting, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1153
Scope and Contents

A copy of the minutes of a meeting held at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 24 April 1969 between members of the company and the Anglo-Australian Technical Committee, dated 28 April 1969.

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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Minutes of the I.N.T. Committee, 1960-06-01 - 1962-03-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/644
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the meetings of the Isaac Newton Telescope Project Committee and related correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department; and others.

Dates: 1960-06-01 - 1962-03-06
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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Minutes on the Executive Committee, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/749
Scope and Contents

Two different sets of minutes of the meeting of the Isaac Newton Telescope Executive Committee on 16 November 1956. The first set contains Redman's handwritten amendments; the second set was prepared by Sir Howard Grubb, Parson and Co. Ltd, and is dated 21 November 1956.

Dates: 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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1947 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/652
Scope and Contents Letters to Robert Atkinson, with a few other items, including the following:Letter from R.S. Colebrook, Chichester, 3 March 1947, regarding the cosmic ray theory.Letter from A. Parson, Maryport, 12 December 1947, concerning his investigation into binaries.Letter from G.M. Sisson, Sir Harold Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, July 1949, on the design of the impersonal micrometer for the Cadiz 7-inch meridian circle, with a handwritten draft reply by R. Atkinson.Letter...
Dates: 1947 - 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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/554
Scope and Contents Correspondence on miscellaneous matters, including correspondence with the National Institute of Oceanography; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, University of Cambridge; the Economic League; the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty, concerning applications from the B.B.C. and the 'Yorkshire Post' to give publicity to the Isaac Newton Telescope mirror; Professor C. Fehrenbach of the Observatoire de Marseille; Dr T....
Dates: 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04
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 papers, 1967 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/632
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous papers, including correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with tenders and drawings; a survey of the Science Research Council for 1968; and a list of candidates for election to the Royal Society in 1973.

Dates: 1967 - 1973
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 papers, 1954 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/636
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, including the following items:Aeronautical map of the area of South Africa around Calvinia, reference 'Calvinia SE33/17 2/3', with three sites, Nos 1, 2 and 3, marked near Sutherland.Letter from the Jeremiah Horrocks and Wilfred Hall Observatories, Preston.Correspondence with the Admiralty on the closing down of the staff hostel at Herstmonceux.Ministry of Defence Joint Bureau (Division of Scientific Intelligence) reports, 1958-1959:...
Dates: 1954 - 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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Note on the primary mirror, 1971-05-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1322
Scope and Contents

A note by Redman on a phone conversation he had with D.S. Brown of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on 28 May 1972 regarding work the company was carrying out on the primary mirror.

Dates: 1971-05-28
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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