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Thackeray, Andrew David, 1910 - 1978 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence of O.J. Eggen, 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/612
Scope and Contents Correspondence of O.J. Eggen with the following individuals:F. Carmody of the French Department of the University of California, Berkeley, concerning the controversy between Herelius, on one side, and Hooke, Halley and Flamsteed, on the other, with regard to the relative merits of visual and telescopic sights, mentioning the Jai Singh Observatories.Colonel H. Quill, regarding Harrison's table of the equation of time.A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria,...
Dates: 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05
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 a Schmidt telescope, 1955-01-13 - 1955-02-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence with R. Atkinson and H.H. Plaskett regarding suggestions for worthwhile programmes for a classical Schmidt telescope if it is chosen by the Executive Committee for the Isaac Newton Telescope, with extracts from a letter from A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, South Africa, giving his views.
Dates: 1955-01-13 - 1955-02-22
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 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 Royal Society nominations, 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/572
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various people, including B.F.J. Schonland, F.J.M. Stratton, G.B.B.M. Sutherland, R.A. Lyttleton, R.O. Redman and H.S.W. Massey, regarding the nomination for the Royal Society of R.H. Stoy, A.D. Thackeray, D.J. Malan, J.H. Oort, R. Atkinson, A.C.B. Lovell, F. Hoyle and others.
Dates: 1950 - 1959
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 telescope time, 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/587
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding invitations to apply for observing time on the Isaac Newton Telescope and other telescopes, and concerning publicity of the Large Telescope User's Panel. The letters include correspondence with the editor of 'Nature'; M.V. Penston of the Hale Observatoires, Pasadena; the Science Research Council; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; D. Allen of the Hale Observatories, Pasadena; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11
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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Correspondence on the 150-inch telescope, 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/429
Scope and Contents A circular letter from Redman inviting comments on the design of the 150-inch telescope from prospective users, with replies from D.W. Dewhirst and R.V. Willstrop, University of Cambridge Observatory; H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; V.C. Reddish, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.C.B. Gascoigne; D.E. Blackwell, Oxford University Observatory; R.H. Stoy, Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews University Observatory, enclosing...
Dates: 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12
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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Correspondence on the E.S.O., 1954-02-04 - 1954-04-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/76
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Meteorological Office; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; and the Weather Bureau, South Africa on behalf of the Seeing Committee for the International Southern Observatory. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman to A. Unsöld, Institut fur Theoretische Physik und Sternwarte der Universität, Kiel, on information contained in various publications, with Unsöld's reply.
Dates: 1954-02-04 - 1954-04-20
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 Large Telescope User's Panel, 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/586
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding arrangements for the Large Telescope User's Panel meetings and expenses, including correspondence with Sir Martin Ryle of Cambridge University; T.G. Cowling of Leeds University; the Science Research Council; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge University; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; J.V. Peach of the...
Dates: 1967-07-24 - 1974-08-26
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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Correspondence on the N.H.O., 1973-01-06 - 1973-02-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/187
Scope and Contents Correspondence of Redman, A.D. Thackeray, M.W. Feast, Mrs M. Burbidge and T. Lloyd Evans of the Radcliffe Observatory, South Africa, regarding the Northern Hemisphere Observatory project, including 'Comments and Additions by Staff at the Radcliffe Observatory to Views of Astronomers at the R.G.O.'.
Dates: 1973-01-06 - 1973-02-05
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 Radcliffe Observatory, 1957 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/486
Scope and Contents General correspondence and other papers regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, and the Radcliffe Trust, including correspondence on the Observatory's instruments; the Radcliffe Trustees' agenda papers for the annual meetings; the Trust's balance sheets and accounts; papers on the Observatory's expenditure and estimates; material on the Radcliffe studentship; papers concerning the Radcliffe Trust Travelling Fellowship; papers on staff matters and salaries; applications to the Department...
Dates: 1957 - 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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Correspondence on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1960 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/487
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, and the Radcliffe Trust, including correspondence with Longbourne, Stevens and Powell regarding the Trust; minutes of the annual meetings of the Trust; correspondence concerning the Radcliffe Travelling Fellowship and Skymer Studentship; the Department of Science and Industrial Research Grant reports of A.D. Thackeray, the Radcliffe Observer; papers concerning staff matters; and correspondence regarding instruments...
Dates: 1960 - 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 Radcliffe Observatory, 1957 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/488
Scope and Contents Correspondence and other papers regarding the Department of Science and Industrial Research Grant, Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, including correspondence on annual reports; letters regarding Department grants; correspondence concerning staff matters, appointments and salaries; correspondence on instruments and equipment for the Observatory; notes on Southern Hemisphere photometry; correspondence concerning M.W. Feast; papers on Southern Hemisphere observations, relating to the cosmic...
Dates: 1957 - 1964
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 with A.D. Thackeray, 1972-12-05 - 1972-12-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/238
Scope and Contents Correspondence with A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, regarding the design needs of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory, possible sites and spectroscopy.
Dates: 1972-12-05 - 1972-12-29
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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Letter from A.D. Thackeray, 1975-01-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/12
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray concerning Redman's visit to South Africa on 14 January and family news.
Dates: 1975-01-03
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1970-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/493
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding a request for three plates at the highest Coudé dispersion of each of six stars.
Dates: 1970-01-24
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1971-04-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/523
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the Wallis and Gliese programme.
Dates: 1971-04-08
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1956-10-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/656
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory, regarding the Cassegrain system, turret wheels, obtaining a research student, and the sorting of B type spectra for measurement.
Dates: 1956-10-08
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 J.B. Alexander, 1959-05-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/228
Scope and Contents A letter from J.B. Alexander to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the proposed observation of the Large Magellanic Cloud and the magnitude limits of a certain short-period variable, and Dr Thackeray's request for information with regard to this work.
Dates: 1959-05-28
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1970-12-24 - 1971-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/518
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, regarding the method of carrying out spectroscopic observations at the Radcliffe Observatory.
Dates: 1970-12-24 - 1971-01-04
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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Letter to A.D. Thackeray, 1959-08-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/231
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, requesting some closely-spaced B and V plates.
Dates: 1959-08-11
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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Letter to A.D. Thackeray, 1959-08-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/232
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray giving corrected Right Ascensions of a Large Magellanic Cloud field.
Dates: 1959-08-14
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1959-10-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/237
Scope and Contents A letter from O.J. Eggen to A.D. Thackeray regarding the list of stars sent to T.J. Deeming and arrangements for a visit to the Cape.
Dates: 1959-10-19
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 A.D. Thackeray, 1962-03-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/277
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, regarding certain photoelectric magnitudes in NGC 6397 and a coarse grating for the 74-inch telescope.
Dates: 1962-03-07
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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Notes on the E.S.O. proposals

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/884
Scope and Contents Handwritten notes and calendars by Redman regarding the seeing project.
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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