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Redman, Roderick Oliver, 1905 - 1975 (physicist)

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Found in 56 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the Paul Instrument Fund, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/594
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding Paul Instrument Fund grants, including Dr B.V. Bowden's request for an extension of his grant, 1963; correspondence with R.O. Redman concerning astronomical mirrors, 1961-1962; correspondence on the grant to Dr A.R. Thompson, 1961; and correspondence with Sir R. Robinson on Dr Ring. There is also a copy of the minutes of the 30 March 1962 meeting of the British National Committee on Space Research.

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 the Royal Society, 1948 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/556
Scope and Contents General correspondence relating to the Royal Society, including the following items:Correspondence, minutes of meetings and reports to committees, including the National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics, 1948; Defence Services Research Committee, 1948-1949; Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, 1948; National Committee for Astronomy, 1948; Gassiot Committee, 1948; International Relations Committee, 1948; British Council, 1949; Travelling Expenses Committee, 1949; and Soiree...
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 the U.K. observing time, 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/561
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the United Kingdom observing time at the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including correspondence with the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge; R.O. Redman; S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Siding Spring Observatory; the Science Research Council; Sir Fred Hoyle; J. Wampler, Director of the Anglo-Australian Telescope; the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; the University of London Observatory; V.C. Reddish of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh;...
Dates: 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22
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 visitors, 1966-01-24 - 1966-01-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/502
Scope and Contents

A letter from R.O. Redman to Sir Richard Woolley, 24 January 1966, regarding visitors to the Radcliffe Observatory, and a copy of Woolley's reply of 27 January agreeing to pay D.W. Peat's fares to South Africa.

Dates: 1966-01-24 - 1966-01-27
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 with Cambridge University, 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/564
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the University of Cambridge, including correspondence with R.O. Redman; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; R.V. Willstrop; Sir Martin Ryle; E.L. Pilditch of Lincoln's Inn Fields; Roger Griffin; D.W. Dewhurst; and P. Maitland. There are also invitations to various functions and the report of the Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1963.

Dates: 1963-11-18 - 1968-02-23
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 with Cambridge University, 1968-10 - 1971-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/572
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Cambridge University, including the report of the Cambridge University Observatories Syndicate for the year ending 30 September 1968; correspondence with R.O. Redman; a report on future policy for the Observatories, dated 23 January 1969; photographs of NGC 419 in the Small Magellanic Cloud, from the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; reports of the Observatories Syndicate for the years ending 30 September 1969 and 30 September 1970; correspondence with G. Burbidge of the...
Dates: 1968-10 - 1971-12
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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General correspondence, P-R, 1929 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/16
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence:Correspondence with the Powers-Samas Calculating Machine Co., 1932-1938.Correspondence with P. Ramsey-Kent, 1930-1931, concerned mainly with his 'Control Table of LogaritH.M.S.'.Correspondence with the Royal Geographical Society, especially A. Hinks, Secretary, 1933-1940, concerning the supply of almanacs for various expeditions to remote parts of the world.Correspondence with R.O. Redman, Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge,...
Dates: 1929 - 1940
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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General papers, 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/671
Scope and Contents General papers, including correspondence with D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; J.W. Schofield of the University of Hull, regarding an infra-red spectrometer; J.V. Peach of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, concerning the design and construction of Cassegrain spectrographs; the Science Research Council; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; Sir Martin Ryle of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge, concerning the Large...
Dates: 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04
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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Letter from R.O. Redman, 1958-07-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/339
Scope and Contents

A letter from R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge, regarding the advantages of the 3800A CN band over the 4200 band.

Dates: 1958-07-17
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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Letter from R.O. Redman, 1968-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/455
Scope and Contents

A letter from R.O. Redman to Sir Richard Woolley regarding Hartmann tests on the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Dates: 1968-05-07
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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Letter to R.O. Redman, 1968-04-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/454
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.O. Redman regarding the Hartmann performance of the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Dates: 1968-04-26
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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Letters on the I.N.T. Board, 1964-05-23 - 1964-06-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/71
Scope and Contents

Letters regarding the Board of Management of the Isaac Newton Telescope, sent to Dr Hunter by Gwyneth Davies, University of Reading; Basil Willey, Pembroke College, Cambridge; R.O. Redman, The Observatories, University of Cambridge; H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; C.W. Allen, University of London Observatory; D.E. Blackwell, University Observatory, Oxford; and A. Sydenham, on behalf of W.H. McCrea, Royal Holloway College, London.

Dates: 1964-05-23 - 1964-06-01
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/554
Scope and Contents Correspondence on miscellaneous matters, including correspondence with the National Institute of Oceanography; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, University of Cambridge; the Economic League; the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty, concerning applications from the B.B.C. and the 'Yorkshire Post' to give publicity to the Isaac Newton Telescope mirror; Professor C. Fehrenbach of the Observatoire de Marseille; Dr T....
Dates: 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04
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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Miscellaneous correspondence 'R', 1971 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/53
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence with, among others, R.O. Redman of the University of Cambridge; the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; G. Porter of the Royal Institution; and V.C. Reddish of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, including letters regarding a lecture by Sir Richard Woolley, with a copy of the actual lecture.

Dates: 1971 - 1972
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 for the Astronomy Sub-Committee, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/942
Scope and Contents Papers for the meeting of the Astronomy Sub-Committee of the Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, at State House, London, on 10 March 1965. The documents include 'Resolution on Professor Hoyle's application' (loose) and minutes and matters arising from the nineteenth meeting of the sub-committee. The rest of the papers are comprised of applications from the University of Sussex and various individuals for Special Research Grants, as...
Dates: 1965
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 of Roderick Redman, 1928 - 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37
Scope and Contents A collection of correspondence, drawings, photographs and other items accumulated over the course of Redman's career. Much of the material relates to the design and construction of telescopes. This includes committee minutes, reports, plans, specifications, and tender and contract documents. The collection is broadly divided into the following series:RGO 37/1-664: CorrespondencePersonal (RGO 37/1/-13); Isaac Newton Telescope (RGO 37/14-69); European Southern Observatory (RGO...
Dates: 1928 - 1975
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 observing eclipses, 1935 - 1950

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 P.I.L.O.T., 1973 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/5
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Panel on Instrumentation for Large Optical Telescopes (P.I.L.O.T.) for the Anglo-Australian Telescope:A letter from J. Cima of the Science Research Council, London, 1973, enclosing a full description of the proposed 150-inch telescope computer system, with descriptions of displays and Visual Data Unit readouts, as well as a description of the control of the astronomical instrumentation.A letter from the P.I.L.O.T. and the Large...
Dates: 1973 - 1974
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 Equatorial Group Telescopes, 1955 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/926
Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Equatorial Group Telescopes, concerned principally with the photometry telescope planned for installation in Dome 'C' and discussing the most suitable type of telescope. There are correspondence and memoranda of R.O. Redman of the Cambridge Observatories, B.E.J. Pagel and Sir Richard Woolley; notes and calculations by Pagel; and a graph of results obtained using the Cambridge Schmidt Camera, dated 22-23 May 1955.

Dates: 1955 - 1962
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 I.N.T., 1948 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/638
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope, including a report by R.O. Redman on angular resolution and telescope speed; a memorandum on unvignetted fields; a note on automatic following telescopes; a report on arguments in favour of a wide-angle 100-inch telescope; a report on observing programmes for a 100-inch reflector; a report on the choice of thickness for the 100-inch mirror; an interim report for the overall design report; a paper by R. Atkinson on a Combination...
Dates: 1948 - 1962
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 International Astronomical Union, 1953 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/620
Scope and Contents Papers regarding to the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Reports on meetings of the Executive Committee of the I.A.U. concerning the 10th General Assembly in Moscow, 1958.Correspondence with R. Woolley and C. Jowsey regarding a visit to Washington by D.H. Sadler for a meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Council of Scientific Unions, September 1958.Correspondence with the Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R.; Professors...
Dates: 1953 - 1958
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 Joint European Southern Observatory, 1953 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/598
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Joint European Southern Observatory Committee and Sub-committees, with correspondence, including the following items:Correspondence with Sir A. Todd regarding a Commonwealth observatory, 1960.Memorandum on the Astronomer Royal's views on the needs of British astronomy, 1960.Correspondence with Sir M. Oliphant, Sir W. Hodge and Sir Solly Zuckerman concerning a Commonwealth observatory and the Joint European Southern Observatory,...
Dates: 1953 - 1962
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 Royal Astronomical Society, 1957 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/600
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Astronomical Society, including agenda and minutes of meetings of committees and the Council; officers' reports; notices and programmes for ordinary meetings; correspondence on speakers and club guests; material concerning papers to be read or refereed; correspondence concerning grants for travel, publications and research; and correspondence regarding the arrangements for lectures given by the Astronomer Royal. The papers include the following...
Dates: 1957 - 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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Papers on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1949 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/601
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Astronomical Society, including notices of meetings; programmes; correspondence concerning papers to be read; memorandum concerning attendance at meetings, travel arrangements, etc.; correspondence on subscriptions; and correspondence, photographs and reports regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope. The correspondents include Dr J.A. Ratcliffe, Dr W. Heintz, G.J. Whitrow, C.W. Allen, A.W. Rodgers, Professor H. Bondi, Professor J.H. Oort, Dr A. Hogg,...
Dates: 1949 - 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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Personal correspondence, 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/527
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of H. Spencer Jones concerning meetings, lectures, accounts, visits and other subjects. The correspondents include E.N. da C. Andrade, A. Danjon, Sir Laurence Bragg, J. Bartels, Sir Alan Barlow, E. Burgess, Sir Edward Bollard, P. Bourgeois, I.S. Bowen, Sir John Cockroft, T.G. Cowling, S. Chapman, Sir Henry Dale, A. Einstein, R.F. Hesketh, Sir Claude Gibb, H.S. Jelstrup, Sir Harold Jeffreys, A. Kopff, W.H. Munk, F. Moreau, N.F. Mott, J.H. Oort, H. Quill, R.O. Redman,...
Dates: 1951 - 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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