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Newall, Hugh Frank, 1857 - 1944 (astronomer)

 Person

Dates and places

1857-1944. Born at Ferndene, Gateshead-on-Tyne. Educated at Rugby School and Trinity College, Cambridge. Professor of Astrophysics, 1909-28; Director of the Solar Physics Observatory, 1913-28.
Geographical areas Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
Legal status / Nationality British
Sphere of activity Astronomy
Other information See also:- Venn

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — Container: Obsy

Archives of the University Observatory, its sister body the Solar Physics Observatory, and their successors, the combined Observatories and Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, 1818 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy
Scope and Contents The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Dates: 1818 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Autobiographical notes on the period 1865-1931 by Hugh Frank Newall, 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy H.2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Dates: 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Correspondence and printed lists relating to the loan of apparatus to the Royal Society, 1897; the Science Museum, Kensington, 1912-46; and H.F. Newall, n.d., 1897 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy E.11
Scope and Contents Include drawings and correspondence concerning the 3 foot reflecting telescope, 1912 onwards; the revolving dome to house the same, with photographs; letters from C.R. Burch to Professor Stratton on mirror to be refigured, 1930s.
Dates: 1897 - 1946
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence, photographs and drawings concerning various instruments, 1910 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy E.9
Scope and Contents Include: transcripts by H.F. Newall of letters from David Gill, Jacobus Kapteyn and Karl Swarzchild relating to the design of the 100 inch telescope, 1910; three photographs of the 10 inch coelostat, 1937.
Dates: 1910 - 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Draft articles, 1895-96, with list of his writings, 1892-1921 and two related letters, 1944-45, 1895 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy F.8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Dates: 1895 - 1945
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Series

Letter books containing faint carbons of outgoing letters, 1891 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy G.2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Dates: 1891 - 1930
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Observations by H.F. Newall; cuttings from newspapers and magazines; correspondence; notes and calculations, 1909 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Obsy D.1.iv
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Dates: 1909 - 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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