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Royal Air Force

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Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on buildings and grounds, 1949 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/215
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Admiralty regarding the buildings and grounds of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including letters regarding the Royal Air Force radio station and camp at Wartling and housing for the Observatory staff at Herstmonceux.
Dates: 1949 - 1962
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 eclipses, 1951 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/503
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding eclipses, including the following items:Correspondence with the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, including minutes and agendas of the meetings of May 1952, June 1952, November 1952 and May 1953.Paper by R. Atkinson on eclipse photography, 1951, including two 6½" x 3 7/8" film strips with sidereal marks.Correspondence with, and meteorological data from, Dr Madwar of Egypt, 1951-1952, regarding the eclipse of February...
Dates: 1951 - 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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Correspondence on the move to Herstmonceux, 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/75
Scope and Contents (1) Official correspondence regarding the transfer of the Royal Observatory to Herstmonceux:1. Correspondence concerning the vacation of the Royal Air Force domestic camp within the boundaries of the Admiralty's estates at Herstmonceux.2. Correspondence concerning street lighting in the area surrounding Herstmonceux.3. Correspondence with the British Electric Authority, London division, regarding compensation for damage to instruments at the Royal Greenwich Observatory...
Dates: 1949 - 1952
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 Nautical Almanac Office, 1939 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/27
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous correspondence and related material concerning the Nautical Almanac Office. There are papers regarding staff finance, including concession passes issued to staff, salaries, reference sheets and data supplied by the N.A.O. to H.G. Barker, Secretary and Cashier for the Royal Observatory, for making payments. There is also correspondence regarding Hollerith equipment for the N.A.O.; telegrams from the Colonial Office regarding Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time in the...
Dates: 1939 - 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 the Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1934 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence and some related papers regarding the general administration of the approaches, grounds and interior of Herstmonceux Castle; the removal of the Royal Observatory from Greenwich to Herstmonceux; and the history of the Royal Observatory and Herstmonceux Castle. The papers include the following items:Letter from G. Jones to R. Woolley concerning the gift of his painting of the old buildings at Greenwich, 1956.Correspondence regarding the pair of swans for the lake at...
Dates: 1934 - 1957
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, 1945 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/551
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous letters, including correspondence with the Royal Air Force, Farnborough, concerning the astronomical calibration of cameras, 1946, and correspondence with Dr H. Jeffreys, 1945.
Dates: 1945 - 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 magnetic surveys and investigations, 1939 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetic observations, investigations, etc., including the following material:Correspondence with Professor Blackett regarding the quartz horizontal magnetometer and the balance magnetometer zero designed by D. la Cour, 1947.Material on the agenda of the Commonwealth Conference on 'Defence Science', 1947.List of cometary phenomena by P. Bernard, 1947.Correspondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and C.S. Beals regarding the position of...
Dates: 1939 - 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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