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International Astronomical Union

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Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

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Circular on I.A.U. Symposium, 1969-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/484
Scope and Contents A circular letter to authors regarding the proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 38: 'The Spiral Structure of Our Galaxy'.
Dates: 1969-11-08
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 of O.J. Eggen, 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/612
Scope and Contents Correspondence of O.J. Eggen with the following individuals:F. Carmody of the French Department of the University of California, Berkeley, concerning the controversy between Herelius, on one side, and Hooke, Halley and Flamsteed, on the other, with regard to the relative merits of visual and telescopic sights, mentioning the Jai Singh Observatories.Colonel H. Quill, regarding Harrison's table of the equation of time.A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria,...
Dates: 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05
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).
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Correspondence on a travel grant, 1964-04-27 - 1964-05-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/251
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray to Sir Richard Woolley, 27 April 1964, regarding his need for a grant in order to travel to the United Kingdom for an International Astronomical Union meeting, and a copy of Woolley's reply of 12 May on the possibility of getting the grant from the I.A.U. or Royal Society.
Dates: 1964-04-27 - 1964-05-12
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 an I.A.U. lunch, 1968-09-19 - 1970-02-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/605
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding an International Astronomical Union lunch, including correspondence with O. Heckmann, Direktor der Hamburger Sternwarte and President of the I.A.U.; R.C. Pennefather; and D.W. Barrett.
Dates: 1968-09-19 - 1970-02-18
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 Government Grant Committee, 1940 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/563
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the Government Grant Committee, including letters concerning the war-time activities of the International Astronomical Union, 1946; correspondence regarding an grant application from E.M. Lindsay for a Schmidt telescope for South Africa, 1945; correspondence concerning meetings of the Government Grants Board to consider grant applications, new members, etc., 1941-1942; and general correspondence regarding applications for grants, 1940.
Dates: 1940 - 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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Correspondence on the I.A.U. lunch, 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/609
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the lunch for the International Astronomical Union Executive, including correspondence with L. Perek of the Astronomical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, and General Secretary of the I.A.U.; R.C. Pennefather; H.W. Babcock of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories; K.F. Orogodnikov of the University of Leningrad; the Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, Director of Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City; B. Strömgren of Copenhagen; P....
Dates: 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26
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 on the International Astronomical Union, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/622
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the 11th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in Berkeley, California, August 1961, including travel arrangements, attendees from the Royal Greenwich Observatory, attendance of Dr Stoy and Dr Evans, and approval from the Admiralty. There are also letters concerning Dr Cousins's visit to the U.K. and U.S.A., and on Dr Wilkins's invitation to the 'Space Age Astronomy' symposium. The correspondents include N.H.A. Warren, Dr Wilkins, Mr Barker and Mr...
Dates: 1961
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 Royal Society, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/597
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the annual activities of the Royal Society, covering the year book, the Fellows' visits overseas list, Royal Society Research Professorships appointments, papers contributed to the Bradley celebrations, visits abroad, Royal Society Medals, travel grants, International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 20, the grant for the I.A.U. colloquium at Herstmonceux, the exchange of research workers between the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. and the Royal...
Dates: 1961 - 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 with miscellaneous societies, 1916 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/141
Scope and Contents Correspondence with miscellaneous societies, including the League of Nations, regarding a resolution on analytical bibliography; the International Research Council; the National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics, regarding invitees to an international meeting at Madrid, 1924; and the International Astronomical Union, regarding payments of the French Government.
Dates: 1916 - 1929
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 Richard Woolley, 1964-12-15 - 1964-12-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/626
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from Redman to Richard Woolley, 15 December 1964, asking if he is to be an Anglo-Australian Telescope representative at the International Astronomical Union symposium at Tucson and Pasadena in April 1965, and whether there will be money for his expenses, with Woolley's reply of 21 December stating that he doesn't know what the position is.
Dates: 1964-12-15 - 1964-12-21
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 R.L. Waterfield, 1969-10-28 - 1979-11-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/73
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Reginald L. Waterfield regarding problems relating to the measurements of photographic plates featuring comets and concerning the calculations connected to this; refraction corrections for stellar positions and the reduction of their coordinates as measured from photographic plates; the International Astronomical Union meeting at Brighton in July 1970 and Waterfield's desire to meet Brian Marsden and Elizabeth Roemer there; the fact that in November 1970 plates of Comet...
Dates: 1969-10-28 - 1979-11-28
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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Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/588
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy regarding meetings, agenda and minutes of meetings, proposals, and reports on various projects. There is material regarding the computational needs of theoretical astronomy; the proposed institute of theoretical astronomy; the European Southern Observatory; the 9th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union; the International Polar Motion Service; grants in aid of travel; and frequency bands for radio astronomy. The...
Dates: 1959 - 1961
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1966-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/501
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray to Sir Richard Woolley regarding whether he (Thackeray) and M.W. Feast can both attend the International Astronomical Union conference.
Dates: 1966-01-26
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 D.C. Martin, 1961-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/52
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter to D.C. Martin regarding proposing M.P. Candy and B.G. Marsden for membership of the International Astronomical Union.
Dates: 1961-01-04
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, 1961 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/196
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence, largely between Dr R.H. Stoy and Francis P. Scott, Director of the Seven Inch Transit Circle Division of the U.S. Naval Observatory, with other letters from Dr B.D. Yallop, Doctor I.J. Shapiro and Dr W.A. Rasmussen. The subjects covered include proposals for a reorganisation of the International Astronomical Union; the preparation of a catalogue of Southern Reference Stars; the FK4 Star List; and general matters relating to work on these programmes.
Dates: 1961 - 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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Miscellaneous papers, 1944 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/361
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous reports, notes and other papers, comprising '[Delta]T for Navigational Ephemerides, 1964-1969'; papers regarding machines; a photocopy of the article 'A Modern View of Lunar Distances' (1966); a list of star names; a short historical sketch of the 'Air Almanac', 1 May 1944; notes relating to the 1967 meetings of I.A.U. Commissions 4 and 31; material on specimens of Altitude-Azimuth Tables for Surface Navigation, 1949; a letter from D.H. Sadler, 24 July 1964, regarding the...
Dates: 1944 - 1967
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 for the British National Committee meeting, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/2
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the British National Committee for Astronomy of 17 September 1974, including agenda and enclosures. The enclosures are minutes of the meeting of 18 May 1973 (Enclosure A); details of Committee membership (B); a memorandum entitled 'SRC and Astronomy' (C); a report from the U.K. delegate to the International Astronomical Union Assembly (D); a report from the I.A.U. Finance Committee (E); resolutions passed at the I.A.U. Assembly (F); a list of U.K. members of the I.A.U....
Dates: 1974
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 of the 1974 conference, 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 56/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the 1974 Herstmonceux Conference:1. OrganisationA circular describing the conference; the programme and agenda; two copies of a list of delegates; and a blank application form for attending the conference.2. AttendanceCorrespondence arranging the attendance of delegates: C.A. Murray to Sir Martin Ryle inviting him to attend; Murray to W. Fricke suggesting that he write a paper to be presented at the conference; Murray to...
Dates: 1974
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 Chief Assistants' meetings, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/659
Scope and Contents Papers regarding Chief Assistants' meetings, including a list of the Royal Greenwich Observatory membership of the International Astronomical Union; progress reports on 'Royal Observatory Bulletins'; a preliminary outline of lectures for the N.A.T.O. Summer School to be held at Herstmonceux on 16 August - 3 September 1965; and a report of an H.M. Treasury Committee of Review titled 'The Organisation of the Scientific Civil Service'.
Dates: 1964 - 1966
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 I.A.U. astronomical constants, 1962 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/234
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union system of astronomical constants.
Dates: 1962 - 1976
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 I.A.U. commissions, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/607
Scope and Contents Reports of commissions of the International Astronomical Union and related correspondence, including the following items:Circular to Directors of National Ephemerides concerning 'Apparent Places of Stars', 1948.Report of Commission 18 on 'Différences de Longitudes par Télégraphie sans fil', 1948.Report of Commission 20 on the calculation of ephemerides and perturbations of minor planets, 1948.Report of Commission 39 on international observatories,...
Dates: 1937 - 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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Papers on I.A.U. grants, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/309/6
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding grants from the International Astronomical Union for members of the British National Committee for Space Research for attendance at meetings and for other causes.
Dates: 1961
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 I.A.U. Executive Committee, 1964 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/337/9
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers relating to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee.
Dates: 1964 - 1967
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 International Astronomical Union, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/615
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the National Committees of the International Astronomical Union, including correspondence with J.H. Oort concerning the application for the 1949 grants-in-aid; correspondence with Dr E.H. Vestine concerning committees on magnetic charts; draft recommendations on magnetic secular variation stations; and correspondence with E.H. Vestine, Professor Jolly, S. Chapman, Dr J. Fleming and M. Maurain regarding the committee for magnetic secular variation stations.
Dates: 1937 - 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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Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/619
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Statement concerning Professor P. Swings's nomination for a Gold Medal, 1952.R. Atkinson's comments on a circular by Dr Sadler, 1952.Correspondence regarding the publication of the reports of various commissions, 1952.Correspondence with Professor Lindblad concerning candidates for the new Executive Committee, 1952.Correspondence with Dr Jackson regarding funding,...
Dates: 1948 - 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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