Woolley, Richard van der Reit, Sir, 1906 - 1986 (Knight, astronomer)
Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
A letter from D.A. Senior to Richard Woolley regarding letters of introduction sent by Woolley.
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.
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 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.
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.
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