Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Correspondence regarding arrangements with the Science Library of the Science Museum.