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Chapman, Sydney, 1888 - 1970 (mathematician)

 Person

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on magnetic data, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence and requests concerning magnetic data, including the following material:Correspondence with the Hydrographer regarding the R.R.S. 'Research', 1948.Correspondence with the Royal Aircraft Establishment regarding titled cameras and with the Hydrographer regarding magnetic variation, 1946.Correspondence with S. Chapman regarding polar flights, 1945, with charts.Correspondence with Dr Fleming regarding the magnetic north pole,...
Dates: 1937 - 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 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 R.R.S. 'Research', 1933 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence and related papers concerning the R.R.S. (Royal Research Ship) 'Research'. Some of the principal items are as follows:(1) Correspondence regarding fittings and instruments for the R.R.S. 'Research'Correspondence with the Cambridge Instrument Company Ltd regarding the marine earth inductor, 1938.Correspondence regarding the collimating compass, 1938.Report on the magnetic suitability of a D'Arsonval Galvanometer submitted by the Cambridge Instrument...
Dates: 1933 - 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 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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Papers on magnetic surveys and investigations, 1939 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/8
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding magnetic observations, investigations, etc., including the following material:Correspondence with Professor Blackett regarding the quartz horizontal magnetometer and the balance magnetometer zero designed by D. la Cour, 1947.Material on the agenda of the Commonwealth Conference on 'Defence Science', 1947.List of cometary phenomena by P. Bernard, 1947.Correspondence between Sir Harold Spencer Jones and C.S. Beals regarding the position of...
Dates: 1939 - 1947
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 Association of Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity, 1947 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/617
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the Association for Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity, including the following items:Correspondence on appointments to committees, meetings and agenda, including correspondence with Dr Pushkov, Dr Joyce, Cmdr Roberts, Professor Vegard, J. Stagg and Professor Maurain, 1949.Correspondence concerning the observation vessel R.R.S. 'Research', 1948.Correspondence regarding reports of committees on magnetic charts, 1948.Draft report on magnetic...
Dates: 1947 - 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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Papers on the Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics, 1937 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/616
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the National Committee for Geodesy and Geophysics (N.C.G.G.), including correspondence with A.H. Goldie, Professor Chapman, Dr Vestrine, Professor Proudman, Dr R. Field, Professor Stagg, Dr Oort, Dr Stoneley, Dr Bullard and others concerning meetings of the N.C.G.G., the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (I.U.G.G.) and sub-committees; times; dates; places; attendance; programmes; and proposals. There are letters regarding officers of committees, nominations, the...
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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Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/615
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the National Committees of the International Astronomical Union, including correspondence with J.H. Oort concerning the application for the 1949 grants-in-aid; correspondence with Dr E.H. Vestine concerning committees on magnetic charts; draft recommendations on magnetic secular variation stations; and correspondence with E.H. Vestine, Professor Jolly, S. Chapman, Dr J. Fleming and M. Maurain regarding the committee for magnetic secular variation stations.
Dates: 1937 - 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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Papers on the International Union for Geodesy and Geophysics, 1938 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/610
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning meetings, membership and reports of the Terrestrial Magnetism Sub-committee of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics. The correspondents include Professor S. Chapman, Dr J.A. Fleming, A.H. Goldie, Captain Heck, M. Maurain, Dr G.S. Ljungdahl, Dr T.W. Warmell, Professor F.J.M. Stratton, Professor E.V. Appleton, Dr J. Bartels, F.J. Whipple, J.G. Jeans and Professor Eve. The papers include a report of the Magnetic Chairs Sub-committee, with comments;...
Dates: 1938 - 1939
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 National Committee for Astronomy, 1944 - 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/604
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the International Astronomical Union's National Committee for Astronomy, including the following items:Agenda and minutes of meetings of various committees, including the National Committee for Astronomy and the Geodesy and Geophysics Committee, 1947.Correspondence with S. Chapman, W.H.M. Greaves, Professor L. Carnera, T.H. Tizard and the Royal Society regarding committee business, including visits abroad, travel allowances and other subjects,...
Dates: 1944 - 1947
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, 1956 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/528
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Richard Woolley concerning committees, visits, lectures, awards, prize-givings and book reviews. The correspondents include Sir Edward Appleton; J.R.A. McMillan; H. Brück; W. Buscombe; S. Chapman; P. Du Val; Sir F. Dreyer; O.J. Eggen; G.M. Sisson; M.J. Fenn; Dr Fricke; Dr Gascoigne; Dr Hogg; W. Heintz; the Astronomical Society of Glasgow; the Radio Society of Great Britain; the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; the Royal Society of Edinburgh; the English Speaking Union;...
Dates: 1956 - 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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