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Science and Education Research Council

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on the A.S.R. Review Panel, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/32
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Astronomy, Space and Radio Review Panel:A letter from R. Lindgren on the A.S.R. Review Panel and the Royal Greenwich Observatory's role in the future, 1973.A letter from R. St. J. Walker asking for the views of senior staff on the future of the R.G.O., 1973.A letter from H.H. Atkinson, 1973, enclosing a letter from J. Ring of Imperial College, London, giving his views on the Astronomy, Space and Radio Review.Memorandum...
Dates: 1973
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 Cape Observatory, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/735
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 1963-1966, including the change from the Admiralty to the Science and Education Research Council, the position of the work of the Cape Observatory, changes of personnel, the inauguration of the 40-inch telescope, travel between United Kingdom and the Cape, accounting matters and transfers of accounting duties from the Admiralty, and staffing at the Cape.(2) Correspondence regarding the Cape Observatory,...
Dates: 1963 - 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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The separation of the posts of RGO Director and Astronomer Royal, 1968-11 - 1972-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 147/3/1
Scope and Contents File concerning the SRC’s decision to separate the posts of RGO Director and Astronomer Royal. When Astronomer Royal, Sir Richard Woolley was approaching retirement at the end of 1971, it became known that the SRC wanted the title of Astronomer Royal to be divorced from the job of Director RGO. There was strong opposition from RGO staff, as well as the two Astronomers Royal. The ultimate decision rested with the Government (Margaret Thatcher, as Secretary of State Education). She agreed to...
Dates: 1968-11 - 1972-07
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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