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Ordnance Survey

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the Ordnance Survey, 1952 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/416
Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning Ordnance Survey Office and the proposed triangulation station at Herstmonceux.

Dates: 1952 - 1959
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, 1938 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/623
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence, including the following items:Correspondence with the Ordnance Survey Office concerning the triangulation station on the roof of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1945.Two unsigned poems: 'The Jeeping Frog of Alamein' and 'Britain's Challenge', 1945.Letter from J.J. Nissen concerning rumours of Dr Perrine's death, 1943.Letter to Dr R.G. Aitken concerning the death of Sir Frank Dyson, 1939.Correspondence with the India...
Dates: 1938 - 1945
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 notices, 1957-07-29 - 1967-12-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/668
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous notices, including the following items:Night observing duties.Notice on attendance at the Royal Astronomical Society and similar meetings.Quarterly reports of the Association of Astronomers.Minutes of meetings of the canteen committee.Notes concerning the Library Committee.Notes on transit circle observing.Notes on the photographic zenith tube observing programme.Time Service notices.Minutes of Office...
Dates: 1957-07-29 - 1967-12-01
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-sub-series

Papers on satellite triangulation, 1943 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/340/4
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers regarding triangulation with artificial satellites and cooperation with the Ordnance Survey, 1943-1969, 1 folder. There is also a folder of papers regarding the Geodesy Subcommittee Working Party on Satellite Triangulation, 1963-1964.

Dates: 1943 - 1969
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 Danjon Astrolabe, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/682
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the placing of a satellite camera in the astrolabe building at the Royal Greenwich Observatory by the Ordnance Survey and its subsequent removal.

Dates: 1964
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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