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Crommelin, Andrew Claude de la Cherois, 1865 - 1939 (astronomer)

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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Applications for sick leave, 1886 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/21
Scope and Contents Applications for sick leave from Royal Observatory staff and medical certificates sent to the Astronomer Royal, 1895-1909. The correspondents are F.W. Dyson, H.P. MacManus, G.E. Niblett, J. Simmons and C.J. Symms.Correspondence with employees confined to their homes for a quarantine period for smallpox and with doctors regarding safeguards for the rest of the Royal Observatory staff, 1902. The correspondents are G. Bischlager, F.W. Dyson and W.G. Thackeray.Applications for sick...
Dates: 1886 - 1909
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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B.A.A. Comet Catalogue, 1925 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/448
Scope and Contents A proof copy of the 'British Astronomical Association. Comet Catalogue' (Perth, 1925) by A.C.D. Crommelin, containing many annotations, probably made by the author. Attached to the back cover is a paper in French entitled 'Comètes et Météores' - an extract from 'L'Annuaire Astronomique et Météorologique Camille Flammarion' for 1934, including a dedication to Crommelin by the author, F. Baldet.
Dates: 1925 - 1934
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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Computation of Jupiter's eighth satellite, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/299
Scope and Contents Tables, graphs and notes by P.H. Cowell and A. Crommelin relating to the computation of the orbit of the eighth satellite of Jupiter by mechanical quadratures.
Dates: 1908
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 total eclipse, 1914 - 1922

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/150
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding A. Crommelin and C. Davidson's expedition to Sobral, Brazil, for the total eclipse of 29 May 1919. The purpose of the expedition was to determine whether light is deflected by gravitation in accordance with Einstein's Theory of Relativity. There are a number of photographs, a typed report by Crommelin on the purpose of the expedition, computations, manuscript reports on preparations for the eclipse and on the expedition, a set of correspondence between Dyson...
Dates: 1914 - 1922
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 D.H. Sadler, 1943-09-23 - 1971-09-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/63
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Donald Sadler, including copies of official correspondence between H.M. Nautical Almanac Office and the U.S. Navy N.A.O. The subjects include the use of 'Nautical Almanac' material in the B.A.A. Handbook, with some mention of the copyright position and reproduction fee; the recomputation of Crommelin's Perturbation Tables, mentioning the use of (human) computers in the N.A.O. and British Astronomical Association in September 1947; the use of 'National Machines' in this...
Dates: 1943-09-23 - 1971-09-20
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 with the Royal Observatory, 1923 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/8
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence with the Royal Observatory, Greenwich:Letters on technical matters from F.W. Dyson, A. Crommelin and J. Jackson concerning the motion of the Moon, star catalogues and proposed changes to tables, 1923-1925.General correspondence between L.J. Comrie, F.W. Dyson and the Chief Assistant at Greenwich, 1926, including letters regarding calculations of the places of Bucklund-Hough stars and the Eros comparison stars.General correspondence regarding...
Dates: 1923 - 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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Obituary of A.C.D. Crommelin, 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 74/6/3
Scope and Contents A French obituary of Dr A.C.D. Crommelin by P.J. Melotte, reprinted from 'Ciel et Terre', No. 4, April 1940, and originally from 'The Observatory', January 1940. It includes an engraving of Crommelin.
Dates: 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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Papers on appointments and regulations, 1880 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/5
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence between the Admiralty and the Astronomer Royal regarding staff appointments, applications and regulations:G.S. Criswick, Second Class Assistant, retires on a pension, 1896.H.P. Hollis, Second Class Assistant, promoted to First Class Assistant, 1896.P.H. Cowell appointed Chief Assistant, 1896.H. Outhwaite appointed Clerical Assistant, 1897.W.C. Nash, Superintendent of the Magnetical and Meteorological section, retires on a pension,...
Dates: 1880 - 1925
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 British and Empire observatories, 1874 - 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/156
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the appointment of the Radcliffe Observer at Oxford, 1897.Papers relating to the appointment of the Director of the Dunsink Observatory, 1897, including applications from the Royal Observatory staff.Correspondence with Professor Aldis concerning the establishment of the Magnetic and Meteorological Observatory at Auckland, New Zealand, 1890.Papers relating to Bidston Observatory, Liverpool, 1890-1893, including suitable work, 1890; the appointment of a...
Dates: 1874 - 1910
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 computers, 1880 - 1934

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/139
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers relating to supernumerary computers:Correspondence concerning militant behaviour by J. Toms, 1880.Written list of the names of computers, 1836-1872, compiled c. 1880.Application from F. Willoughby to be transferred to the Spectroscopic Department, 1885.Application from E. Finch to be transferred to the Physical Department, 1886.Correspondence with A. Bowden concerning computing work done at home, 1886.Letter from F.C. Robinson...
Dates: 1880 - 1934
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 computers' orders, 1881 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/136
Scope and Contents Papers concerning occasional orders given to supernumerary computers:(1) Granting of certificatesRecommendations from staff that certain individuals be granted a certificate asserting their competence to use particular pieces of equipment and notes from the Astronomer Royal announcing these grants, with an index at the beginning:Memorandum by W.H.M. Christie to E. Dunkin recommending a certificate for W.A. Peat, 1881.Note by Airy stating that on...
Dates: 1881 - 1919
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 Halley's Comet, 1907 - 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/174
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Helwan Observatory concerning the photographing of Halley's Comet, 1909-1910.Correspondence with W.J. Spratly, 1907, concerning the period of Halley's Comet, the more philosophical aspects of the comet and its connections with early Egyptian history.Memoranda on and ephemerides of Halley's Comet, mostly by A.D.C. Crommelin, 1908-1910.Correspondence with J. Franklin Adams concerning his visit to the Royal Observatory and a photograph of Halley's...
Dates: 1907 - 1912
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 observatories, 1896 - 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/160
Scope and Contents (1) Papers on appointments at various observatoriesAssistant at Helwan, 1907.Mechanical Assistant at Helwan, 1908.Ceylon Survey Department, Assistant Astronomer, 1908.Government Astronomer, New South Wales, 1911-1912.First Assistant at Hong Kong, 1912.Candidacy of A.C.D. Crommelin for the Directorship of the Dunsink Observatory, 1912.Appointment of J.E. Evans as Second Assistant at Ceylon, 1912.Appointment of Assistant Astronomer...
Dates: 1896 - 1913
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 physics, 1916 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/123
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous correspondence and related papers regarding physics, including the following material:Correspondence with the Royal Aircraft Factory, South Farnborough, regarding testing the action of sunlight on linen fabric, 1918.Correspondence concerning general physics, 1916-1923, relating mainly to Einstein's theories; requests for information on the 1919 Eclipse observations at Sobral, Brazil; and a report on photographs. There is also a report of the Committee of the Board...
Dates: 1916 - 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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Papers on the appointment of assistants, 1880 - 1894

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir George Airy and the Admiralty on the difficulty of obtaining a sufficient number of suitable applicants for the post of Second Class Assistant to the Astronomer Royal, 1880. The correspondence covers discussion of the postponement of the examination of applicants, the suitability of the existing examination requirements, and the possibility of revising them. The correspondents are Sir George Airy, S. Butler, W.H.M. Christie, A. Fowler, R. Hall, E. Headlam, M. Howlett,...
Dates: 1880 - 1894
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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