Woolley, Richard van der Reit, Sir, 1906 - 1986 (Knight, astronomer)
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence on the Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1958 - 1963
Correspondence on the Observatory and Herstmonceux, 1963
Correspondence on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1956 - 1961
Correspondence of Richard Woolley and others regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, relating mainly to research grants. There are two folders, covering the years 1956-1961 and 1958-1961 respectively.
Correspondence on the Royal Institution, 1954 - 1963
General correspondence with Sir Lawrence Bragg, Dr Hunter, Dr Woolley, H. Spencer Jones, Dr Davies and others regarding meetings, lectures and other matters concerning the Royal Institution.
Correspondence with the Leiden Observatory, 1959
A letter from J.H. Oort, University Observatory, Leiden, to Richard Woolley, 1 December 1959, regarding a summer course in Holland, with Woolley's reply, 11 December.
Correspondence with the Norman Lockyer Observatory, 1959-04-02 - 1959-04-07
A letter to Richard Woolley from S. Archer, Norman Lockyer Observatory, 2 April 1959, requesting the U.T. of plates mentioned in the Greenwich Observations of Colour Temperatures of Stars, with a reply from A. Hunter, 7 April 1959.
Correspondence with the press, 1958 - 1962
Correspondence with the Science Research Council, 1971 - 1973
Dr Alan Hunter, 1986-10-31
Letter from D.A. Senior, 1960-01-01
A letter from D.A. Senior to Richard Woolley regarding letters of introduction sent by Woolley.
Letter from F. de la Puente, 1960-11-10
A letter to Richard Woolley from Francisco Fdez de la Puente, Director of the Instituto Observatorio de Marina, Spain, regarding the death of H. Spencer Jones.
Letter on the Woolsthorpe Manor Committee, 1960-12-01 - 1960-12-08
A letter from D.C. Martin, Royal Society, to R. Woolley, 1 December 1960, inviting him to serve on the Committee for the Management of Woolsthorpe Manor, with Woolley's reply accepting the offer, 8 December.
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1950 - 1955
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1947 - 1956
Miscellaneous papers, 1959
Miscellaneous papers, including a handwritten paper by Sir Richard Woolley on the minimum mass of a star; a note by Woolley on observations of the Sun in very long wave lengths; a letter from D. Lynden-Bell of Clare College, Cambridge, regarding a method of finding general solutions of the Lionville equation without assuming any special velocity distribution such as the ellipsoidal 'law'; and a report by Woolley on his impressions of a visit to Russia.
'New Buildings of R.O. Herstmonceux. Part 1: Equatorial Group of Buildings', 1953 - 1958
Silent colour film footage with captions about the building of the Equatorial Group, comprising six domes, two laboratory buildings and the Lily Pond. Includes footage of Sir Richard Woolley. Made by Charles R. Price, Building and Engineering Contractors, London.
Papers of Sir Richard Woolley, 1927 - 1987
Papers of the 1974 conference, 1974
Papers of 'The Observatory' magazine, 1922 - 1983
Papers of the Radcliffe Observatory, 1929 - 1968
Papers on observing eclipses, 1935 - 1950
Papers on quartz clocks, 1945 - 1963
Papers on the 150th anniversary celebrations, 1970
Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1953 - 1958
Papers on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1935 - 1951
- Herstmonceux 7
- Russia 3
- Antarctica 2
- Astronomical observatories 2
- Astronomical telescopes 2
- Time 2
- Astronomy 1
- Australia 1
- Canada 1
- China 1
- Horology 1
- Mexico 1
- Netherlands 1
- New Zealand 1
- Publishing 1
- Solomon Islands 1
- South Africa 1
- Time measuring instruments 1 ∧ less