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Sadler, Donald Harry, 1908 - 1987 (astronomer)

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Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:

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Accurate Calculation of the Apparent Places of Stars, 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/84
Scope and Contents

A reprint of Porter and D.H. Sadler's 'The Accurate Calculation of the Apparent Places of Stars', 'Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society', Vol. 113, No. 4, pp. 455-467.

Dates: 1953
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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Comet Pons-Winnecke, 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/194
Scope and Contents

'Comet Pons-Winnecke. Methods of combining 1927 and 1933 apparitions', a draft paper by D.H. Sadler, dated 30 March 1938, with annotations by Porter.

Dates: 1938
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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Comments on Porter's notes, 1953-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/172
Scope and Contents

'Preliminary comments on J.G.P.'s notes on "The Perturbation-of-Elements Method"', produced by Porter in connection with his work at the N.A.O. and sent to D.H. Sadler.

Dates: 1953-06-29
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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Correspondence and papers on staff, 1948 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/645
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding staffing issues, including the following items:Correspondence of R. Atkinson, Chief Assistant, Royal Greenwich Observatory, with I.N. Sneddon of Glasgow University, H. Spencer Jones and C. Jowsey, 1948-1949, with drafts of Atkinson's confidential letters to Dr Dyson and Professor Dee on the appointment of a second chief assistant.R. Atkinson's drafts of confidential letters to D.H. Sadler and H. Spencer Jones regarding Sadler's refusal to...
Dates: 1948 - 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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Correspondence of D.H. Sadler, 1943 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/337
Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence of D.H. Sadler of the Nautical Almanac Office.

Dates: 1943 - 1970
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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Correspondence of Robert Atkinson, 1946 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/635
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Robert Atkinson with various organisations, including universities, observatories, periodicals and the Inspector of Taxes at Bexhill, regarding talks, lectures, minutes of meetings, circulars, articles and papers, and income tax, including the following items:Correspondence with the Admiralty regarding consultant work for Messrs Kelvin and Hughes, 1954.Correspondence with C.W. Allen, University of London Observatory, 1958.Correspondence with...
Dates: 1946 - 1963
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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Correspondence on astro-navigation, 1944-03-09 - 1944-03-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/324/5
Scope and Contents

A letter from W.A.H. Watson, Air Ministry, to D.H. Sadler, Nautical Almanac Office, 9 March 1944, and Sadler's reply of 15 March, regarding 'The ABC of Practical Astro-Navigation' by R.K. Vandervord and whether it may have infringed Crown Copyright.

Dates: 1944-03-09 - 1944-03-15
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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Correspondence on convergent series, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/334/12
Scope and Contents

A small set of correspondence with D.H. Sadler, N.A.O., regarding slowly convergent series.

Dates: 1947
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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Correspondence on eclipse expeditions, 1949 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/648
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding eclipse expeditions to observe the annual eclipse of September 1951 and the solar eclipse of February 1952, including the following items:Letter from D.H. Sadler enclosing solar eclipse data for 1950-1954.Letter from D.C. Martin, Royal Society, concerning the expedition to Rio de Oro, 1951.R. Atkinson's correspondence with D.H. Menzel, Harvard College Observatory, regarding weather data in Africa along the eclipse...
Dates: 1949 - 1952
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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Correspondence on institutions, 1949 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/512
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various individuals and societies regarding meetings, membership, papers read, etc., including the British Astronomical Society, 1949-1954; the British Astronomical Society Scottish Branch, 1953; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 1952; D.A. Campbell, 1952; Professor Kopal of Manchester University, 1952; Dr G. Merton, 1952; Arthur C. Clarke, 1952; the British Interplanetary Society, 1952; the Société Chronométrique de France, 1950; Dr E.C. Bullard, National Physical...
Dates: 1949 - 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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Correspondence on night illumination diagrams, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/693
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.H. Sadler, Nautical Almanac Office, to H. Spencer Jones, 5 June 1946, regarding Ryde night illumination diagrams, with Spencer Jones' reply of 11 June 1946.

Dates: 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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Correspondence on observatories, 1924 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/22
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous foreign observatoriesLetter from R. Atkinson to Colonel Gerado Dianderas, Peru, regarding equipment for the proposed Arequipa Observatory, 1946.Correspondence with the Hong Kong Royal Observatory regarding time signals, 1946.Letter from S. Jarocinski, Warsaw, to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, regarding the Babia Góra Observatory, 1937.(2) Miscellaneous British observatoriesLetters from E.M. Lindsay, Armagh Observatory, to Sir...
Dates: 1924 - 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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Correspondence on post-war astronomy, 1945 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/554
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the Royal Society's committee on the post-war needs of astronomy, including the following items:Correspondence with F.J.M. Stratton, W.H.M. Greaves, H.H. Plaskett and E.A. Milne concerning an application by E.M. Lindsay for a grant to convert a telescope at Armagh to a Schmidt Camera, 1946-1947, with a copy of the application and a report by H. Spencer Jones.Correspondence with W.H.M. Greaves concerning the proposed Schmidt Camera at Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1945 - 1947
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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Correspondence on Royal Society committees, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/593
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meetings, minutes and agenda of meetings, with other papers, relating to various Royal Society committees, including the International Relations Committee, British National Committee for Astronomy, Sub-committee on the Proposed Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, British National Committee on Space Research and the International Council of Scientific Unions. The correspondents include R. Woolley, R. Atkinson, D.H. Sadler, H. Bondi, Sir H.S.W. Massey, F. Hoyle, Sir W....
Dates: 1961 - 1963
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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Correspondence on scientific matters, 1948 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/548
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Royal Observatory, Greenwich; the Nautical Almanac Office; and the Department of Physical Research concerning a proposal for a later report on the course on numerical computation with D.H. Sadler as lecturer.

Dates: 1948 - 1949
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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Correspondence on star positions, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/336/4
Scope and Contents

Three pieces of correspondence between D.H. Sadler, N.A.O., and Professor Dirk Brouwer regarding automatic measurement of star positions.

Dates: 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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Correspondence on the Destination Almanac, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/324/19
Scope and Contents

Three items of correspondence between Dr G.M. Clemence of the United States Naval Observatory and D.H. Sadler of the Nautical Almanac Office regarding the Destination Almanac.

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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Correspondence on the E.S.O., 1953-12-29 - 1954-01-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/72
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from D.C. Martin to members of the British National Committee for Astronomy, 29 December 1953, asking them for their views on an attached memorandum by Redman on the proposed Southern Hemisphere Observatory before he attends a meeting in Leiden on 25 January. There are copies of the replies received from J. Jackson; W.H. McCrea, Royal Holloway College; T.G. Cowling, Leeds University; H. Spencer Jones; D.H. Sadler, H.M. Nautical Almanac Office; H.H. Plaskett, Oxford...
Dates: 1953-12-29 - 1954-01-15
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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Correspondence on the I.A.U. meeting, 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/303/2
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 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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Correspondence on the move to Herstmonceux, 1946 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/644
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the transfer of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and allied departments to Herstmonceux:(1) Correspondence, memoranda, manuscript notes and plans concerning the move, 1946-1948, including the following items:Memorandum from the Civil Engineer-in-Chief's office referring to estimates of costs, the Nautical Almanac Office, the Chronometer Department and the Solar Department Building.Letters to R. Atkinson from J.T. Williams,...
Dates: 1946 - 1957
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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Correspondence on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1948 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/490
Scope and Contents Official and general correspondence regarding the Nautical Almanac Office, including letters concerning equipment, staff, prices of almanacs and reports of meetings. The papers include the following items:Memorandum by D.H. Sadler regarding the 'Bicentenary of the Publication of the First Nautical Almanac', 1962.Correspondence concerning the proposed replacement of the 1201 computer, 1961.Memorandum by D.H. Sadler on the work of H.M. Nautical Almanac Office,...
Dates: 1948 - 1963
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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Correspondence on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1939 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/27
Scope and Contents (1) Miscellaneous correspondence and related material concerning the Nautical Almanac Office. There are papers regarding staff finance, including concession passes issued to staff, salaries, reference sheets and data supplied by the N.A.O. to H.G. Barker, Secretary and Cashier for the Royal Observatory, for making payments. There is also correspondence regarding Hollerith equipment for the N.A.O.; telegrams from the Colonial Office regarding Greenwich Mean Time and British Summer Time in the...
Dates: 1939 - 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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Correspondence on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1937 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/28
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the Royal Astronomical Society, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and Miss Garratt, Royal Astronomical Society, regarding the Padbury chronometer, 1949.Correspondence regarding the R.A.S. Finance Committee, 1949.Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and Dr G. Merton regarding reductions of the Stanley Williams variable star observations,...
Dates: 1937 - 1949
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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Correspondence on the Royal Society, 1928 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/555
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence regarding general committee business of the Royal Society, including the following items:Correspondence concerning agenda, minutes and other matters relating to the meetings of various committees, 1928-1947, including the Gassiot Committee, Soiree Committee, International Relations Committee, British National Committee, Newton Tercentenary Committee, Meteorological Research Committee, Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, National Committee for Astronomy and the...
Dates: 1928 - 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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Correspondence on time signals, 1955 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/627
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding time signals, including duration, frequency, times, coordination of signals, equipment adjustments, replies to queries regarding radio time signals, clocks and the publication of lists of signals, the discontinuation of vernier radio time signals, reception reports and maintenance. The papers include the following items:Royal Greenwich Observatory circulars on solar activity, time signal adjustments and international time signals,...
Dates: 1955 - 1963
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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