Ministry of Defence
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on the I.N.T. Board, 1962-05-29 - 1964-11-13
Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1960-06-07 - 1966-12-07
Correspondence with the Ministry of Defence, 1965 - 1967
Correspondence with or relating to the Ministry of Defence regarding naval matters.
Evan John Hobden Papers, 1913 - 1989
A collection of papers by Evan John Hobden who worked at the Chronometer Department, Herstmonceux and had a strong interest in marine chronometers. The records include John's handwritten notes on marine chronometer sales; his records of the sale and advertising of chronometers between 1972 and 1987; annotated Sotheby's catalogues for 1982 chronometer sales; and pamphlets on the RGO Chronometer Department and the Salisbury Medieval Clock.
Ministry of Defence Chronometer Department, Herstmonceux, Papers, c.1872-1876, 1924, 1927, 1937, 1939-1948, and c.1954-1983 (bulk) , 1924 - 1937, bulk: 1954 - 1983
Miscellaneous papers, 1954 - 1965
Papers on accounting matters, 1963 - 1968
Papers on superannuation, 1965 - 1968
Correspondence and papers concerning superannuation for Royal Greenwich Observatory staff, beginning with the Ministry of Defence (Navy) scheme, and continuing with the Science Research Council. There is correspondence regarding pension transfers and letters on the practice of sending valedictory letters to staff who are retiring.
Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1964-05-22 - 1966-10-19
Papers on vacancies, 1963-12-06 - 1967-10-01
Circulars and memoranda giving details of employment available in other government departments, including the Ministry of Defence and the European Organisation for Nuclear Research. There are also a few replies from Sir Richard Woolley to requests asking him to make recommendations for particular posts.
Statements on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1961-10 - 1966-09
- Horology 2
- Marine navigation 2
- Calvinia 1
- Second World War (1939-1945) 1