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Chatham Dockyard

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Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1947 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/652
Scope and Contents Letters to Robert Atkinson, with a few other items, including the following:Letter from R.S. Colebrook, Chichester, 3 March 1947, regarding the cosmic ray theory.Letter from A. Parson, Maryport, 12 December 1947, concerning his investigation into binaries.Letter from G.M. Sisson, Sir Harold Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, July 1949, on the design of the impersonal micrometer for the Cadiz 7-inch meridian circle, with a handwritten draft reply by R. Atkinson.Letter...
Dates: 1947 - 1956
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Papers on buildings, 1953 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/210
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers relating to the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the building and grounds of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and miscellaneous other subjects.

Dates: 1953 - 1959
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Papers on gas and electric light, 1953 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/205
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers relating to the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding gas and electric light at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1953 - 1961
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Papers on general plans and costs, 1953 - 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/233
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers relating to the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; Hydrographer of the Navy; and others concerning general plans and costs with regard to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1953 - 1954
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Papers on Observatory grounds, 1951 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/211
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the laying out of the grounds at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including three drawings of the grounds (scheme C), 10 April 1952, 25 April 1953 and 5 June 1957.

Dates: 1951 - 1963
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Papers on Observatory grounds, 1953 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/204
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers relating to the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the laying out of the grounds at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1953 - 1961
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Papers on orders from dockyards, 1963 - 1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/871
Scope and Contents Papers regarding orders for goods for the Royal Greenwich Observatory from various dockyards, including the following items:Correspondence, memoranda and copies of orders for various goods from the Superintending Naval Officer, Portsmouth, 1963-1968.Memoranda and orders for various equipment, including medical supplies, engineering equipment and clothing, from various dockyards, including Gosport and Chatham, 1964-1967.Correspondence relating to freight received from...
Dates: 1963 - 1968
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Papers on the Equatorial Group, 1952 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/231
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers relating to the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; R.T. James and Partners; and others regarding the Equatorial Group.

Dates: 1952 - 1955
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Papers on the library layout, 1949 - 1952

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/221
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, estimates and other papers relating to the Admiralty; Hydrographer of the Navy; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; Libraco Ltd; and others regarding the layout of the library at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1949 - 1952
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Papers on the Naval Stores, 1953 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/209
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers relating to the Admiralty and H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, regarding the Naval Stores.

Dates: 1953 - 1959
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Papers on the West Building, 1955 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/238
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Admiralty; H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; the Hydrographer of the Navy; and others, with additional papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Building (the 'West Building'). The papers include five drawings from Thorn Electrical Industries Limited, Atlas Lighting Division:1. Drawing of details of the proposed lighting fittings for the control room, 16 April 1956.2. Drawing of the proposed lighting for the control room showing details of the...
Dates: 1955 - 1956
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Papers on the West Building, 1957 - 1959

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/252
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the Admiralty, H.M. Dockyard, Chatham, and others, with memoranda and other papers, regarding the Time Department and Nautical Almanac Office Building (the 'West Building'), including a drawing showing the layout of the existing external lighting, February 1958.

Dates: 1957 - 1959
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