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Eddington, Arthur Stanley, Sir, 1882 - 1944 (Knight, theoretical physicist and astrophysicist)

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Notes on the 13" astrographic equatorial, 1889 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/167
Scope and Contents

A notebook containing details regarding the erection of the 13" astrographic equatorial, which was built by Sir H. Grubb and erected at Greenwich in 1890. Running from the back of volume, on the reverse of the page, are astronomical observations and some calculations. A note inserted in the book around 1983 seems to indicate that the first part of the volume relates to 1889, and the additions at the back concern the May 1919 total eclipse expedition at Sobral.

Dates: 1889 - 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 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 the Nautical Almanac Office, 1938 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Nautical Almanac Office and related papers, in fifteen sections, including the following material:(1) Astronomical navigation tablesCorrespondence with D.H. Sadler regarding George G. Hoehne's 'Practical Celestial Air Navigation Tables', 1943.Correspondence with D.H. Sadler regarding astronomical tables, 1942.Memorandum by Sadler titled 'Polar Navigation. A Device for Drawing Position Lines within 15 Degrees of the Pole',...
Dates: 1938 - 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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Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington, 1925 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 96/5/1
Scope and Contents

Mounted photograph.

Dates: 1925 - 1935
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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