Jones, Harold Spencer, Sir, 1890 - 1960 (Knight, astronomer)
Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Address on Isaac Newton, 1946 - 1947
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.
Correspondence on Cape instruments, 1939 - 1949
Correspondence on clocks, 1925 - 1946
Correspondence on instruments, surveys and publications, 1880 - 1929
Correspondence on magnetism, 1937 - 1948
Correspondence on observatories, 1924 - 1948
Correspondence on R.R.S. 'Research', 1933 - 1948
Correspondence on the Cape Observatory, 1937 - 1949
Correspondence on the Cape Observatory, 1937 - 1948
Correspondence on the I.A.U. meeting, 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.
Correspondence on the I.N.T. Committee, 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15
Correspondence on the 'Nautical Almanac', 1934 - 1943
Correspondence on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1939 - 1956
Correspondence on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1937 - 1949
Correspondence with the Admiralty, 1921 - 1941
Drafts of speeches, 1947 - 1970
Formulae for the Calculation of Geodetic Positions, 1941
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.
Harold Barton interviewed by BBC Radio Sussex on his 100th birthday, 1986-04-07
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.
Letter from H. Spencer Jones, 1920-01-22
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.
Letters to H. Spencer Jones, 1994
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.
NAO Reprint 229, 1963
Obituary of Harold Spencer Jones (1963).
Observations of the minor planet Eros to determine the solar parallax: papers and records, 1930 - 1941
Papers of Harold Spencer Jones, 1910 - 1967
Papers of the Radcliffe Observatory, 1929 - 1968
Papers on magnetic surveys and investigations, 1939 - 1947
- Magnetism 3
- Australia 2
- Canada 2
- Herstmonceux 2
- South Africa 2
- Astronomical observatories 1
- Astronomical telescopes 1
- Astronomy 1
- China 1
- Cyprus 1
- Germany 1
- Netherlands 1
- New Zealand 1
- Russia 1
- Solar system 1
- Time measuring instruments 1
- United States 1
- Washington 1 ∧ less