Jones, Harold Spencer, Sir, 1890 - 1960 (Knight, astronomer)
Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:
A printed copy of Harold Spencer Jones' address on Sir Isaac Newton, to be delivered in Brussels on 25 January 1947, with manuscript and typescript copies of a French translation by P.J. Melotte. There is an accompanying note from Spencer Jones to Melotte requesting that the translation be made, 28 December 1946.
A letter from H. Spencer Jones to D.H. Sadler, 25 February 1949, and Sadler's reply of 26 February, regarding the meeting of the International Astronomical Union in Copenhagen in 1946.
A photocopy of 'Formulae for the Calculation of Geodetic Positions' by J.C.B. Redfearn, 1941. There is an accompanying letter from Redfearn to D.H. Sadler, 17 October 1941, presenting the volume, and a letter from Harold Spencer Jones to Sadler, 24 November 1941, regarding Redfearn's formulae.
A recording of an interview with Barton discussing his spotting of Nova Aquila 1918, his friendship with Sir Harold Spencer Jones, how he met his wife, and the secret of his longevity.
Also, brief outline and typed and handwritten typescripts.
A letter from Harold Spencer Jones, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, replying to an enquiry about the position of Lalande 20654 and the error in the tabulated place of Saturn.
Photocopies of letters to Harold Spencer Jones:
1. B. Eyres-Monsell to Jones, 21 November 1932, 2 pages.
2. W.A.T. Shorto to Jones, 3 January 1932, 1 page.
3. The staff of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, to Jones, 15 December 1932, 1 page.
4. A.W. Roberts to Jones, 22 December 1932, 2 pages.
Obituary of Harold Spencer Jones (1963).
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