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Southern Hemisphere Observatory

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on observatories, 1947 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/489
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the setting up of the European Southern Observatory and the Southern Hemisphere Observatory, including the following items:Memorandum by Stephen Toulmin regarding the Foundation of Scientific Policy, 1963.Correspondence with Professor R.J. Blin-Stoyle regarding the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, University of Sussex, 1963.Report by A.B. Muller of the visit of European Southern Observatory observers to Chile, 1963. Correspondence...
Dates: 1947 - 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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Letter from A. Fowler, 1930-09-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/45
Scope and Contents

A letter from A. Fowler to Sir Frank Dyson asking his opinion on how the request from C.E. Adams for consideration of the siting of the new Southern Hemisphere Observatory in New Zealand should be dealt with.

Dates: 1930-09-08
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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Letter from C.E. Adams, 1930-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/39
Scope and Contents

A letter from C.E. Adams, the Dominion Astronomer, New Zealand, to Professor A. Fowler, Chairman of the National Committee for Astronomy, 15 July 1930, enclosing a copy of a letter Adams has sent to H.H. Turner that day asking that consideration be given to the claims of New Zealand as the site for a Southern Hemisphere Observatory.

Dates: 1930-07-15
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/349
Scope and Contents

A letter from P.M.S. Blackett to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the proposed Southern Hemisphere Observatory project.

Dates: 1959-03-11
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/352
Scope and Contents

A letter from P.M.S. Blackett to Sir Richard Woolley on the idea of a Southern Hemisphere Observatory project.

Dates: 1959-03-19
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/351
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to P.M.S. Blackett regarding the prospect of a Southern Hemisphere Observatory project, and the possible advantages of delaying such a scheme and building a new observatory in Australia in conjunction with the Australians and Canadians, rather than in South Africa with European partners.

Dates: 1959-03-13
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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