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British Broadcasting Corporation

 Organization

Dates and places

1922: Founded as the British Broadcasting Company

Geographical areas

London, Greater London

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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 Series

B.B.C., 21 June 1983-22 May 1998

 Series
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9716/19
Scope and Contents

Letters from Subniv Babuta, Anna Williams, Sue Dickson and Tim Dee (all of the British Broadcasting Corporation) to Gömöri. With the first page of an agreement between Gömöri and the Corporation, 18 July 1996.

Dates: 21 June 1983-22 May 1998
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access.
 Fonds

B.B.C. African Service scripts

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 231
Scope and Contents

The scripts of programmes transmitted on the African Service as part of the African Theatre and the Writers' Club.

Dates: 1960 - 1971
Conditions Governing Access: 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).
 Sub-Fonds

Borneo without the British, 1967

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 63/21
Scope and Contents

The transcript of a B.B.C. Home Service talk of 16 February 1967.

Dates: 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Sub-Fonds

'Conference' on Rhodesia, 1965

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/88
Scope and Contents

Transcripts of a telediphone recording of a 'Conference' on Rhodesia between Patrick Wall, M.P., John Hatch and George Nyandoro, with David Holden in the chair, broadcast on the Home Service on 29 June 1965.

Dates: 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Correspondence between Holbrook (six letters, carbon copies) and members of staff of the British Broadcasting Corporation (eight letters), 24 Aug. 1967-25 Nov. 1990

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9987/7/1/36
Scope and Contents

The B.B.C. correspondents are B. H. Alexander, Jane Gordon Clark, Deryck Cooke, Michael Heffernan, Julian Holland, Norman Longmate, Kathleen McGoldrick and D. B. Mann. The letter of 25 November 1990 is addressed jointly to 'Mr and Mrs Holbrook'.

Dates: 24 Aug. 1967-25 Nov. 1990
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply to access. Users of the collection are required to complete a Researcher Undertaking Concerning Access under the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to Archives Which Would Otherwise Be Closed. Two files are restricted on grounds of confidentiality, and a number of files are not available for research on account of the poor physical condition of the documents they contain.
 File

Correspondence on clocks, 1925 - 1946

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/29
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning clocks, time and the 24-hour time system, including the following material:(1) Non-Observatory clocksMemorandum on the history of 'Joseph Knibb', 17th-century London clockmakers, 1925.Correspondence between Ethel M. Knocker, British Columbia, and Sir Frank Dyson regarding the history of Joseph Knibb, 1925.(2) Non-Observatory chronographs and transitsCorrespondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and the Mercantile Marine...
Dates: 1925 - 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).
 File

Correspondence on International Geophysical Year, 1956 - 1960

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/566
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including committee and sub-committee papers, minutes of meetings, I.G.Y. programmes, observations, and correspondence with British and international institutions and observatories. The papers include the following items:Correspondence with Dr J.M. Stagg concerning geomagnetic data, 1957-1960Correspondence with Dr W. Markowitz, H.M. Smith and J.D. Balfe concerning the Lunar Camera Programme, May...
Dates: 1956 - 1960
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).
 File

Correspondence on lectures and talks, 1946 - 1950

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/646
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Robert Atkinson regarding lectures and talks, including the following items:Correspondence with J.T. Kendall, Secretary of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society and the High Master of Manchester Grammar School, with a copy of Atkinson's 1946 lecture to the Literary and Philosophical Society on 'Naked-Eye Astronomy'. Letter and receipt from the B.B.C. concerning a script on Sir James Dean by Atkinson for broadcast on the B.B.C. European Service,...
Dates: 1946 - 1950
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 television and radio, 1958 - 1963

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/545
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding various television and radio programmes for the B.B.C., Granada Television and Southern Television, including correspondence with the Admiralty, Dr A. Hunter, the Malayan Mathematical Society and the British Council.

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).
 File

Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1967-01-11 - 1973-09-05

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/558
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope opening ceremony and publicity with, among others, 'Physics Today'; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Directorate General of Works, Ministry of Public Building and Works; the Science Research Council; Central Press Photos Ltd; Bodo-José F. Weber of Du Pont de Nemours International S.A., Geneva, regarding Du Pont neoprene seals used in the Isaac Newton Telescope dome; the Central Office of Information; the...
Dates: 1967-01-11 - 1973-09-05
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).
 File

Correspondence on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1937 - 1949

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal Astronomical Society, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and Miss Garratt, Royal Astronomical Society, regarding the Padbury chronometer, 1949.Correspondence regarding the R.A.S. Finance Committee, 1949.Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and Dr G. Merton regarding reductions of the Stanley Williams variable star observations,...
Dates: 1937 - 1949
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 time signals, 1955 - 1963

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/627
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding time signals, including duration, frequency, times, coordination of signals, equipment adjustments, replies to queries regarding radio time signals, clocks and the publication of lists of signals, the discontinuation of vernier radio time signals, reception reports and maintenance. The papers include the following items:Royal Greenwich Observatory circulars on solar activity, time signal adjustments and international time signals,...
Dates: 1955 - 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).
 File

Correspondence with the B.B.C., 1948 - 1957

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/540
Scope and Contents Correspondence with or concerning the British Broadcasting Corporation, including the following items:Correspondence with the B.B.C. concerning talks and interviews by the Astronomer Royal for radio and television, 1948-1957.Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding Dr Porter's broadcasts for the B.B.C., 1956.Correspondence between Dr A. Hunter and various individuals concerning a lunar crater, 1952.Correspondence with the B.B.C. concerning photographs of...
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 B.B.C., 1948 - 1962

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/81
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the B.B.C. and related papers regarding all aspects of radio talks and schools programmes, including the following subjects: a radio script on Galileo and the use of a Latin version of the Lord's Prayer, and rehearsal arrangements; a list of scripts for the series 'Great Discoveries about the Earth' and 'The Earth and its Neighbours'; Foucault's Pendulum as proof of the rotation of the earth; 1949 scripts entitled 'Other Worlds' being used for 'The Earth and its...
Dates: 1948 - 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 with the B.B.C., 1964 - 1968

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/783
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the B.B.C. regarding radio and television science programmes, filming at the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the provision of broadcasting material.

Dates: 1964 - 1968
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 press, 1958 - 1962

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/544
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various newspapers and magazines concerning articles, interviews and reviews of books, including the following items:Request from the Soviet Press for Richard Woolley's comments on the space flight, 1962.Correspondence with Field Enterprises, the Educational Corporation and 'The Guardian', 1962.Correspondence with the 'Yorkshire Post', the National Society for Clean Air and the Associated Press on the move to Herstmonceux and scientific progress,...
Dates: 1958 - 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).
 Sub-Fonds

'Europa' Commonwealth programme, 1969

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/56
Scope and Contents

The transcript of 'Europa', a B.B.C. 2 television programme of 14 January 1969 on the Commonwealth, linked with the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference of that period. The programme was presented by Derek Hart, and the contents included a U.A.R. t.v. film on Aden, a Polish t.v. film on Fiji and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation film 'Imperial sunset'. The typescript is an unedited transcript with many omissions and incomplete sentences.

Dates: 1969
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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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General correspondence 'B', 1964-09 - 1965-10

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/2
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the British Horological Institute; the Minister of State for Education and Science; Blackie and Son Ltd, publishers; Magdalene College, Cambridge; the University of Sussex; and the British Astronomical Association. The letters include correspondence with the B.B.C. regarding broadcasts on or by Sir Richard Woolley and the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1964-09 - 1965-10
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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General correspondence 'B', 1965-11 - 1967-06

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/11
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the British Horological Institute; the London Planetarium; the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Brasenose College, Oxford; the B.B.C.; and Blackie and Son, publishers. The subjects include Sir Richard Woolley's book 'A Key to the Stars'.

Dates: 1965-11 - 1967-06
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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General correspondence 'B', 1967-07 - 1969-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/16
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the British Horological Institute; Professor Blackett of Imperial College; the B.B.C.; and Allhallows School, near Lyme Regis. The subjects include the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Dates: 1967-07 - 1969-07
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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General correspondence 'L', 1965-10 - 1968-07

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/25
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with the Inner London Education Authority, the University of Leicester and others. The correspondence includes letters regarding Lewes Golf Club, with two copies of Sir Richard Woolley's address for the club's opening. There is also correspondence with Patrick Moore concerning the B.B.C.'s 'The Sky at Night'.

Dates: 1965-10 - 1968-07
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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General correspondence 'M', 1965-10 - 1968-07

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/26
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the B.B.C.; the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; and Sir Harry Melville of Queen Mary College, London. The letters include correspondence with Patrick Moore regarding the B.B.C.'s 'The Sky at Night'.

Dates: 1965-10 - 1968-07
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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Home Service radio script, 1948

 File
Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/6/10
Scope and Contents

The script of the B.B.C. Home Service radio broadcast 'Scrapbook for 1927: "Between the Wars"' by Leslie Baily, 27 pages, which included a contribution by P.J. Melotte.

Dates: 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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04

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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 correspondence 'B', 1969-07 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/48
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia; the British Horological Institute; Air Vice-Marshal Sir Geoffrey Bromet; the B.B.C.; Bedford College, London; Bart J. Bok; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; the British Astronomical Association; and Mrs E.M. Burbidge of the University of California, San Diego. The subjects include an interview by Sir Richard Woolley for the B.B.C.; a lecture to Bedford...
Dates: 1969-07 - 1972
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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