Atkinson, Robert d'Escourt, 1898 - 1982 (astronomer, physicist and inventor)
Found in 99 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence and papers on staff, 1948 - 1954
Correspondence of Robert Atkinson, 1946 - 1963
Correspondence on a kinetheodolite, 1964 - 1966
Correspondence on a mirror transit instrument, 1948 - 1957
Correspondence regarding a mirror transit instrument for use at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, Herstmonceux. There is also correspondence with Avimo Ltd concerning meridian transit recording cameras, 1952, and correspondence between R. Atkinson and Dr M.G.P. de Barros regarding a mirror transit circle pavilion, 1948-1952.
Correspondence on a Schmidt telescope, 1955-01-13 - 1955-02-22
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.
Correspondence on Cape instruments, 1939 - 1949
Correspondence on clocks, 1925 - 1946
Correspondence on cometary aphelia, 1948
Correspondence of Robert Atkinson with J.G. Porter of the Computing Section of the British Astronomical Association regarding cometary aphelia, with handwritten and typed lists of cometary aphelia.
Correspondence on eclipse expeditions, 1949 - 1952
Correspondence on eclipses, 1951 - 1954
Correspondence on eclipses, 1951 - 1963
Correspondence on instruments, 1937 - 1960
Correspondence on La Palma, 1974-04-22 - 1974-06-17
Correspondence with D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews, and Dr C.J. Durrant, Fraunhofer Institut, regarding progress with the Spanish authorities and the German site tests at La Palma. There is also a copy of H.A. Brück's letter to H. Atkinson on German optimism regarding the use of La Palma for astronomy.
Correspondence on lectures and talks, 1946 - 1950
Correspondence on Mauna Kea site, 1973-04-09 - 1973-09-26
Correspondence with Dr K.O. Wright, Dominican Astrophysical Observatory; H.H. Atkinson, Science Research Council; H.A. Brück; J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory; and B. McInnes, regarding the possible use of the Mauna Kea site for a telescope. There are also Redman's comments on the draft memorandum of the Site Testing Project on possible observatory sites in the Northern Hemisphere.
Correspondence on microphotometers, 1934 - 1950
Correspondence with various firms regarding microphotometers, including a booklet from C.F. Casella and Co. Ltd titled 'A Moll Type Microphotometer and its Performance', 1937; correspondence with W. Edwards and Co. regarding Kipp and Zonen galvanometers; correspondence between H.H. Plaskett and R. Atkinson regarding microphotometers; and correspondence with C.F. Casella and Co. Ltd regarding a contract for a recording microphotometer.
Correspondence on Royal Society nominations, 1950 - 1959
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.
Correspondence on scientific societies, 1954 - 1963
Correspondence on staff, 1935 - 1963
Correspondence on telescopes, 1954 - 1955
Correspondence regarding the 26-inch and 28-inch telescopes, including correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd concerning the telescope mountings, 1955, and letters from R. Atkinson to the Ministry of Works regarding gale damage to the 28-inch telescope dome, 1954.
Correspondence on the 30-inch telescope, 1946 - 1960
Correspondence on the 1952 Eclipse Expedition, 1950 - 1952
Correspondence on the Ballistic Research Laboratory, 1945 - 1947
Correspondence on the British Admiralty Delegation, 1946 - 1947
Correspondence and papers of Robert Atkinson relating to the British Admiralty Delegation, Washington, including correspondence with B.S. Smith and A.O. Hunter at the British Admiralty Delegation regarding claims for travel expenses; correspondence with the Commanding Officer, HMS 'Saker', concerning lost baggage; handwritten lists of claims; letters, papers and receipts from various transport companies; and official claim forms.
Correspondence on the British Association, 1954 - 1963
- Herstmonceux 8
- Astronomical telescopes 5
- Time 3
- Time measuring instruments 2
- Africa 1
- Australia 1
- Canada 1
- China 1
- Cyprus 1
- Germany 1
- Greenwich 1
- Iraq 1
- Mexico 1
- New Zealand 1
- Russia 1
- Satellites 1
- South Africa 1
- Sudan 1
- United States 1 ∧ less