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Science Museum

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Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on gifts, 1937 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/286
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding gifts to or from the Royal Observatory. The letters include correspondence with Miss Frances Cooper, 1952, regarding two large photographs of the Moon taken in 1875 and 1876. There is also acknowledgement from the National Science Museum of the following gifts from the Royal Observatory: Airy's Water Telescope, 1870; Airy's Reflex Zenith Tube, 1851; Airy's Water Clock, 1860; and McNeile's original Occultation Machine, 1928.
Dates: 1937 - 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 institutions, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/546
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meetings of various institutions, covering minutes of meetings, dates, places, committee membership, etc. The papers include the following items:Correspondence regarding the Research Grants Committee and astronomy sub-committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1958-1963.Correspondence regarding the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1961-1963.Correspondence...
Dates: 1958 - 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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Correspondence on International Geophysical Year, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/565
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including the following items:Copy of a United Kingdom programme for International Geophysical Year, revised to July 1955.Correspondence concerning the longitudes of the International Geophysical Year stations, 1956.List of stations in China for International Geophysical Year, 1956.Correspondence concerning the loan of instruments and photographs for an exhibition at the Science Museum,...
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 loans, 1937 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/285
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding loans to the Royal Observatory and receipts. The letters include correspondence with the Science Museum regarding the loan of the Isaac Roberts Telescope, 1956; letters concerning three large tapestries belonging to Mrs Rosa Lewis, 1952 and 1956; and correspondence regarding the late Wilfred Hall and Galileo's telescopes, 1952.
Dates: 1937 - 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 planetaria, 1946 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/550
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty and the Science Museum regarding proposals for a London Planetarium; correspondence with the U.S.S.R. Embassy and Trade Delegation concerning Zeiss Planetaria; reports on planetaria in Vienna and Germany; and correspondence with the Australian Scientific Research Liaison Office.
Dates: 1946 - 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 scientific institutions, 1951 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/521
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meetings, lectures and other matters relating to various scientific institutions, including the following items:Correspondence with the National Physical Laboratory on time comparisons by Telstar, 1962.Correspondence with Dr Keil of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Chronometrie on the International Congress, 1959.Correspondence with Réne Baillaud and minutes of a meeting of La Commission Internationale de Coordination des Travaux des Observatoires...
Dates: 1951 - 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 solar photography, 1932 - 1936

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/89
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning solar photography, including letters regarding plates taken at the Cape and Kodaikanal Observatories and their shipment to England; requests for copies of the Royal Observatory reports on photographic results and copies of specific plates; sunspots and radio reception conditions; the storage of solar negatives and prints at the Science Museum; and records of all the Science Museum's early plates and a list of those for retention, 1936.
Dates: 1932 - 1936
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 British Horological Institute, 1951 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/522
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various people, including Richard Woolley, Major Cowan, the 'Horological Journal' and H. Spencer Jones regarding meetings, memberships, dinners and awards relating to the British Horological Institute. There are minutes of the Institute's meeting on 28 March 1963; a committee report, 7 February 1963; and biographical notes on Major Cowan, Secretary of the B.H.I. The papers also include the following items:Correspondence with A. Danjon of the Paris Observatory...
Dates: 1951 - 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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Correspondence on the Cookson Telescope, 1952 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/92
Scope and Contents Correspondence between R.O. Redman and Dr A. Hunter regarding the delivery of the Cookson Zenith Telescope to the Science Museum, 1955, and correspondence regarding the transfer of the Cookson Measuring Micrometer to the Astrometry and Astrophysics Department of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1952.
Dates: 1952 - 1955
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 Science Museum Advisory Council, 1964-03-26 - 1965-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/597
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Science Museum Advisory Council, including correspondence with Lord Newton of the Ministry for Education and Science; A.E. Hickinbotham of the Department of Education and Science; and A. Crosland, Secretary of State for Education and Science.
Dates: 1964-03-26 - 1965-03-26
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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Correspondence with institutions, 1948 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/541
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various institutions, including the following items:Correspondence with the British Interplanetary Society, 1957.Correspondence with the Science Museum, the Ministry of Education and others concerning a meeting of the Science Museum Advisory Council on 31 July 1957 and regarding the minutes of the meeting.Letter from the Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1954.Letter from the North India Science Association, 1953.Notice from the...
Dates: 1948 - 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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Correspondence with the Science Library, 1943 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/273/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding arrangements with the Science Library of the Science Museum.
Dates: 1943 - 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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1930 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Nautical Almanac Office, including the following material:(1) Staff and equipmentMonthly statements by H.G. Scott Barrett of outside work done for the N.A.O., 1943-1945.Correspondence between D.H. Sadler and Sir Harold Spencer Jones regarding the increased accuracy in the transit of the first point of Aries, 1940.Correspondence regarding unestablished service counting for superannuation purposes,...
Dates: 1930 - 1948
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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Personal correspondence, 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/527
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of H. Spencer Jones concerning meetings, lectures, accounts, visits and other subjects. The correspondents include E.N. da C. Andrade, A. Danjon, Sir Laurence Bragg, J. Bartels, Sir Alan Barlow, E. Burgess, Sir Edward Bollard, P. Bourgeois, I.S. Bowen, Sir John Cockroft, T.G. Cowling, S. Chapman, Sir Henry Dale, A. Einstein, R.F. Hesketh, Sir Claude Gibb, H.S. Jelstrup, Sir Harold Jeffreys, A. Kopff, W.H. Munk, F. Moreau, N.F. Mott, J.H. Oort, H. Quill, R.O. Redman, C.S....
Dates: 1951 - 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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