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Royal Naval College, Greenwich

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Copy of a letter to John Barrow reporting on a chronometer by Pennington, 1824-12-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/233: 24r-24v
Scope and Contents From the Item: Copies of outgoing correspondence from Astronomer Royal, John Pond, and his assistant, Thomas Taylor, at the Royal Observatory. Some of the letters are addressed to chronometer makers. Note that correspondence to more than one person often appears on the same page.
Dates: 1824-12-20
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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General correspondence, S-Z, 1928 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/17
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence:Correspondence with F.J. Stratton, Cambridge, 1932-1940, regarding papers for publication, matters concerning the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, tracks of totality and the location of suitable observing sites.Correspondence with the Ministry of Supply, 1940-1941, regarding the visit of M. Couffingal of France and requests for additional work from the Nautical Almanac Office.Correspondence with M. Summer of Fordingbridge, 1935-1941,...
Dates: 1928 - 1941
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 Charles Blackburn to Dr Thomas Young, 1824-02-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 14/41: 42
Scope and Contents From the Item: Four letters from Charles Blackburn of the Royal Naval College to Dr Thomas Young.
Dates: 1824-02-06
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 [J. Dartnell], 1970-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/78
Scope and Contents A letter from [J. Dartnell], an alumnus of Rochester Technical College, recalling Porter's 1923 prediction that men would go to the Moon 'in our lifetime', and making brief comments about 'The Night Sky' broadcasts and the Royal Naval Staff College, Greenwich.
Dates: 1970-04-20
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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