International Astronomical Union
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
A circular letter to authors regarding the proceedings of the International Astronomical Union Symposium No. 38: 'The Spiral Structure of Our Galaxy'.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union system of astronomical constants.
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.
Correspondence and other papers relating to the International Astronomical Union Executive Committee.
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.