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Hollis, Henry Park, 1858 - 1939 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Account of J.H. Belville and G.M.T., 1926 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/6/2
Scope and Contents A booklet containing pasted-in material with annotations, titled 'Some Account of John Henry Belville and of the Distribution of G.M.T. to Chronometer Makers in London, as written by Miss Belville, together with some further information on GHB'. The booklet begins with an account by Ruth Belville, daughter of J.H. Belville, of 'G.M. Time from Royal Observatory'. This is followed by related items of correspondence (including two letters in French), 1938-1940, and a newscutting on Miss...
Dates: 1926 - 1943
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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Article on Royal Observatory assistants, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/1/4
Scope and Contents

Gallery proofs for H.P. Hollis, 'The Greenwich Assistants during 250 years', published in 'The Observatory', 48 (1925), pp. 388-398.

Dates: 1925
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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Article on Royal Observatory assistants, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/1/5
Scope and Contents

A booklet with H.P. Hollis, 'The Greenwich Assistants during 250 years', pasted inside, including annotations. At the end of the booklet is 'Mr Pond's ''Statement respecting the assistants at the Royal Observatory"'.

Dates: 1925
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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Personal correspondence, 1888 - 1916

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 54/1
Scope and Contents Ellis's personal correspondence, including a letter sent by a French officer to Sir G.B. Airy regarding an enquiry on magnetic observations at Greenwich from 1576 to the present; a letter from Ellis to H.P. Hollis on the controversy over the discovery of Neptune, including reference to Airy, J. Challis, H.H. Turner, and an article in 'Nature' by 'W.E.P.'; a letter from Hollis providing information on the sidereal period of revolution of Venus, Jupiter and Saturn; Ellis's manuscript notes on...
Dates: 1888 - 1916
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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