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National Maritime Museum

 Organization

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on buildings disposal, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/212
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, regarding the disposal of buildings at Greenwich.

Dates: 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 gifts, 1960 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/299
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the delivery of gifts from the Royal Observatory, including letters regarding star globes; correspondence regarding a pair of swans presented by the Observatory to Hailsham Parish Council; and letters concerning a barrel chronograph by Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd presented to the National Maritime Museum.

Dates: 1960 - 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 Greenwich photographs, 1965-01-26 - 1965-03-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/1/10
Scope and Contents

A letter from M.S. Robinson, National Maritime Museum, to Kathleen Melotte, widow of P.J. Melotte, 26 January 1965 (1 page), regarding the gift to the Museum of photographic plates belonging to her late husband; and a letter from the Museum to Mrs Melotte, 9 March 1965 (1 page), acknowledging the receipt from her of a collection of prints, photographs and negatives relating to Greenwich, with an accompanying list of these items (1 page).

Dates: 1965-01-26 - 1965-03-09
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...
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 the British Museum, 1964-10-05 - 1967-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/874
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding the presentation to the British Museum of an engraving from the 'Historia Coelestis', including letters on the Museum's acceptance of the print. There is also correspondence concerning the display of chronometers at the National Maritime Museum and the chronometers to be retained by the Chronometer Department of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1964-10-05 - 1967-05-18
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 transit circle, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/91
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Director of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, regarding tests on spirit levels to be conducted on the Airy Transit Circle.

Dates: 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 time signals, 1955 - 1963

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).
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Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/543
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding invitations from the Chairman and Trustees of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Dates: 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 with the National Maritime Museum, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/547
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, including correspondence with Mr Carr concerning his visit to the U.S.A.; correspondence with the Science Museum Advisory Council regarding a collection of historical aircraft and an exhibition of rockets; correspondence concerning Sheepshank's Equatorial; and correspondence on the bi-centenary of the trial of Harrison's No. 4.

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 with the National Maritime Museum, 1967 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/800
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the National Maritime Museum, mainly Cdr. H.D. Howse, regarding topics of historical interest and the sales of Royal Greenwich Observatory booklets at Greenwich.

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

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/27
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the National Maritime Museum, the Nuffield Foundation, 'Nature' and the 'New Scientist'. The subjects include a draft of Sir Richard Woolley's speech for the opening of the Meridian Building at Greenwich, insurance matters, an article by Woolley for 'Nature' concerning the Isaac Newton Telescope, and a request for Woolley to review a copy of Patrick Moore's 'Sky at Night', Vol. 2.

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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Papers on the 'Man Is Not Lost' exhibit, 1965 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/24
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the exhibition 'Man Is Not Lost' at the National Maritime Museum for the bicentenary of the 'Nautical Almanac'. The papers include notes on the preparations, a schedule of featured exhibits, a description of the exhibition, and specifications for the exhibition, with diagrams. There is also a letter from Basil Greenhill, Nautical Maritime Museum, to D.H. Sadler, Nautical Almanac Office, regarding keeping the exhibition at the Museum for two more years.

Dates: 1965 - 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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Papers on the 'Man Is Not Lost' exhibit, 1966 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/64
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the exhibition 'Man Is Not Lost' held at the National Maritime Museum to commemorate the 'Nautical Almanac' bicentenary, including plans and details of the working model for the exhibition, a schedule of exhibits, minutes of meetings, reports, tables, notes and letters.

Dates: 1966 - 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 Royal Society, 1937 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/557
Scope and Contents Correspondence and reports relating to the Royal Society, including the following items:(1) Report by Ferraro and Price on theoretical work done for the magnetic sub-committee since 1939, 1947.(2) Minutes of meetings of the International Relations Committee, 1945-1947.(3) Papers relating to the International Council of Scientific Unions, including the following items:General correspondence of Professor Stratton, Professor Oort and H. Spencer Jones concerning...
Dates: 1937 - 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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