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Jones, Harold Spencer, Sir, 1890 - 1960 (Knight, astronomer)

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Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:

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Papers on observing eclipses, 1935 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/23
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding finance and equipment for observing eclipses, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence between R. Atkinson and Dr M.R. Madwar, Helwan Observatory, Egypt, 1950, regarding the programme for the eclipse of 1952.Correspondence with Professor Stratton, 1950, regarding the eclipse of 1952.Correspondence with Professor H.A. Bruck, 1950, regarding the loan of an 8-inch coelostat for the eclipse in...
Dates: 1935 - 1950
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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Papers on the 36-inch Yapp Reflector, 1931 - 1939

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/30
Scope and Contents Papers concerning the installation of the 36-inch Yapp Reflector at Greenwich, including the following material:(1) Miscellaneous materialUndated scroll containing the proposed inscription for the new Yapp Telescope.Envelope of photographs of the 36-inch reflector at Edinburgh, showing the telescope observing carriage and grating, 1931.(2) Correspondence with Hutchinson and Cuff, solicitors, and William Johnston Yapp regarding the 36-inch reflector,...
Dates: 1931 - 1939
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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1930 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/24
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Nautical Almanac Office, including the following material:(1) Staff and equipmentMonthly statements by H.G. Scott Barrett of outside work done for the N.A.O., 1943-1945.Correspondence between D.H. Sadler and Sir Harold Spencer Jones regarding the increased accuracy in the transit of the first point of Aries, 1940.Correspondence regarding unestablished service counting for superannuation purposes,...
Dates: 1930 - 1948
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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1937 - 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/25
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Nautical Almanac Office and related papers, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence with D.H. Sadler regarding the prices of N.A.O. publications, 1948.Correspondence between R. Atkinson and Professor Sollenberger regarding latitude changes, 1947.Memorandum of discussions and decisions involving Dr G.M. Clemence of the American N.A.O. and D.H. Sadler of the British N.A.O., 1947.Correspondence...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1938 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Nautical Almanac Office and related papers, in fifteen sections, including the following material:(1) Astronomical navigation tablesCorrespondence with D.H. Sadler regarding George G. Hoehne's 'Practical Celestial Air Navigation Tables', 1943.Correspondence with D.H. Sadler regarding astronomical tables, 1942.Memorandum by Sadler titled 'Polar Navigation. A Device for Drawing Position Lines within 15 Degrees of the Pole',...
Dates: 1938 - 1956
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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Papers on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1935 - 1951

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/21
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, including the following material:Correspondence between Theodore Dunham and Sir Harold Spencer Jones regarding plans for a coudé spectrograph at Pretoria, 1951.Correspondence with H. Spencer Jones regarding staff and instruments at the Radcliffe Observatory, 1950.Correspondence with the Trustees of the Radcliffe Trust and letters concerning the Trust, 1950.Letter from H.H. Plaskett, University Observatory,...
Dates: 1935 - 1951
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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Papers on Transit Circle II, 1875 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/32
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Troughton and Simms regarding the polishing of the transit circle object glass and the subsequent overhaul of the instrument, as well as the proposal to fit an aluminium dew cap to the transit circle, 1906.Correspondence with Troughton and Simms on the improved illumination of the transit circle, 1908.Correspondence with Troughton and Simms on the new travelling wire micrometer for the transit circle, including estimates, specifications, and the order and...
Dates: 1875 - 1936
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, A-H, 1960 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/911
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines concerning articles and books; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include J.B. Alexander; Dr Atkinson; the Astronomical Society of the Pacific; Allhallows School; Sir William Boreman's...
Dates: 1960 - 1961
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, A-H, 1959 - 1960

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/910
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with newspapers and magazines concerning books and articles; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with individuals, including Dr Atkinson, Sir Edward Appleton, Sir Allen Brown at Australia House, G. de Beer, Professor Bondi, K. St. B. Collins, Sir N. Cooper-Key M.P., Sir John Carroll, Sir Durnford Slater, Sir H. Spencer Jones,...
Dates: 1959 - 1960
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, I-Q, 1958 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/913
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines and publishers concerning books, articles and reviews; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include H. Bondi; Sir H. Spencer Jones; S. Kalametianos; B. Lindblad; N. Mayall; W. McCrea; W....
Dates: 1958 - 1961
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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Reduction of mural circle observations, 1828 - 1829

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 5/175
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Reduction of observations of principal stars made with Edward Troughton and Thomas Jones' mural circles.

Dates: 1828 - 1829
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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Reports to the Board of Visitors, 1933 - 1946

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 17/1/7
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The printed reports of Harold Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal, to the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1933 - 1946
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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Reports to the Board of Visitors, 1947 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 17/1/8
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The printed reports of Harold Spencer Jones and Richard Woolley, Astronomers Royal, to the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1947 - 1956
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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Reports to the Board of Visitors, 1927 - 1936

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 17/1/10
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The printed reports of Frank Dyson and Harold Spencer Jones, Astronomers Royal, to the Board of Visitors.

Dates: 1927 - 1936
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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‘The Observations of Eros, 1930-1931. Notes on methods of reduction and publication of results’ by H. Spencer Jones, 1931-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 81/50
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Reprint from the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (Nov. 1931, vol. 92, no. 1, 12-18).

Dates: 1931-11
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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The Royal Observatory, Greenwich, 1948

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 19/3/1
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A history of the Observatory by Sir Harold Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal, published by Longmans, Green and Co., London.

Dates: 1948
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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Total Solar Eclipse of 1954, 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/359
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'Total Solar Eclipse of 1954 June 30' (London: H.M.S.O.), an eight-page booklet prepared by H.M. Nautical Almanac Office regarding the eclipse. On the front cover are the signatures of the members of the eclipse flight on R.A.F. 'Hastings' which left from the Royal Flying College, Manby, including H. Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal.

Dates: 1954
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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