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Sampson, Ralph Allen, 1866 - 1939 (astronomer)


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Miscellaneous newscuttings, 1915 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/7/2
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous newscuttings taken mainly from 'The Blackheath Local Guide and District Advertiser' during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s, including articles on the Royal Observatory, Blackheath Proprietary School and the Second World War. All of the cuttings are loose in the album. There are also three letters from R.A. Sampson of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to Melotte, 20 August, 28 August and 14 September 1915, regarding slides provided to him by Melotte.

Dates: 1915 - 1949

Miscellaneous newscuttings, 1915 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/7/3
Scope and Contents A scrapbook of newscuttings, 1916-1959, taken mainly from the 'Blackheath Local Guide and District Advertiser', but also including pieces from 'The Times' and other publications. Many of the cuttings concern Blackheath, London, including pieces from the series 'Local Antiquarian Jottings' by F.W. Nunn, taken from the 'Blackheath Local Guide and District Advertiser'. There are also cuttings concerning Greenwich and the Observatory, and various other subjects. Many of the newscuttings are...
Dates: 1915 - 1959

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