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Stoy, Richard Hugh, 1910 - 1994 (astronomer)

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Found in 81 Collections and/or Records:

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Annual report, 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/229
Scope and Contents The report by R.H. Stoy on the work of the Cape Observatory for 1 April 1963 to 31 March 1964, 9 pages.
Dates: 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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Annual report, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/230
Scope and Contents The report by R.H. Stoy on the work of the Cape Observatory for 1 April 1964 to 31 March 1965, 10 pages.
Dates: 1965
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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Annual report, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/231
Scope and Contents The report by R.H. Stoy on the work of the Cape Observatory for the year 1967, 10 pages.
Dates: 1968
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 of G.A. Harding, 1969 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/200
Scope and Contents Correspondence of G.A. Harding regarding administrative and astronomical matters, including letters concerning the occultations of Antares, 9 January 1969; a request for information on globular cluster NGC 6171, 29 January 1969; details of the Cape Transit Circle, 17 February 1969; maintenance work to be carried out on the 30-inch telescope, 17 April 1969; the specification for the prime focus plateholder mount on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 14 March 1969; defects in the R 40 plates, 5...
Dates: 1969 - 1973
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 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 of R.H. Stoy, 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/83
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from R.H. Stoy, Royal Observatory, Cape Province, South Africa, to A. Danjon, Paris Observatory, 23 October 1954, regarding the selection of a site for the proposed European Observatory, suggesting the enlisting of support from C. Jackson and S.P. Jackson, and recommending that a seeing survey be carried out. There are also copies of Stoy's correspondence with C. and S.P. Jackson, 20 September - 12 October 1954, who express views on sites and conditions.
Dates: 1954
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 kinetheodolite, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/897
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the use of a kinetheodolite at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including the following items:Letters from Sir Richard Woolley to R.C. Vanderburgh of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1964, giving him details of observations made during February 1964.Report from R. Atkinson to D.C. Martin of the Royal Society on the first six months of kinetheodolite observations, 1964.Correspondence between R.H. Stoy and Sir Richard Woolley concerning...
Dates: 1964 - 1966
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 Britain and the E.S.O., 1959-04-16 - 1959-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/95
Scope and Contents A notice to British National Committee of Astronomy members on the setting up of a sub-committee to consider British participation in the European Southern Observatory. There are also Redman's letters to J.H. Oort and R. Woolley on the British position, including reference to R.H. Stoy's suggestion that Britain contributes on a reduced scale.
Dates: 1959-04-16 - 1959-06-11
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 Cape instruments, 1939 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/18
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding instruments at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including the following material:Correspondence between R. Atkinson and J. Jackson regarding an 18-inch lens, 1949.Correspondence between R.H. Stoy and Sir Harold Spencer Jones regarding the pallet stones of the Riefler Astronomical Clock, 1949.Correspondence with Lady Hart Dyke of the Lullingstone silk farm regarding English raw silk cocoons for use as spiderwebs in telescopes and other...
Dates: 1939 - 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 on Cape salaries, 1964-08-27 - 1968-09-16

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/850
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Dr Stoy of the Cape Observatory, A. Hunter of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and others regarding the monthly salaries of staff employed at the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, and their conditions of service.
Dates: 1964-08-27 - 1968-09-16
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 general astronomy, 1946 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/494
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding miscellaneous astronomical matters, including correspondence with R.H. Stoy, Professor H.A. Brück, Dr W.H. Steavens, Dr W. Fricke, Professor D.W.N. Stibbs, Professor P.C. Chaudri, Professor W. Fessenkow and Dr J. Ring.
Dates: 1946 - 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 International Geophysical Year, 1956 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/566
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including committee and sub-committee papers, minutes of meetings, I.G.Y. programmes, observations, and correspondence with British and international institutions and observatories. The papers include the following items:Correspondence with Dr J.M. Stagg concerning geomagnetic data, 1957-1960Correspondence with Dr W. Markowitz, H.M. Smith and J.D. Balfe concerning the Lunar Camera Programme, May...
Dates: 1956 - 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 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 staff, 1965-07-19 - 1965-07-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/447
Scope and Contents A letter from A.D. Thackeray to Sir Richard Woolley, 19 July 1965, regarding staff at the Radcliffe Observatory, and a copy of Thackeray's reply of 29 July suggesting that R.H. Stoy come to England to discuss the issue of staff with the Science Research Council.
Dates: 1965-07-19 - 1965-07-29
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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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 Cape Observatory, 1937 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/15
Scope and Contents Official correspondence with Government departments and related papers concerning the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, including the following material:Report of His Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape of Good Hope to the Secretary of the Admiralty for the year 1948, compiled 1949.Correspondence regarding the re-filling of the post of His Majesty's Astronomer at the Cape Observatory, 1949.Minute from the Hydrographer referring to a photographic zenith tube,...
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 on the International Astronomical Union, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/622
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the 11th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union in Berkeley, California, August 1961, including travel arrangements, attendees from the Royal Greenwich Observatory, attendance of Dr Stoy and Dr Evans, and approval from the Admiralty. There are also letters concerning Dr Cousins's visit to the U.K. and U.S.A., and on Dr Wilkins's invitation to the 'Space Age Astronomy' symposium. The correspondents include N.H.A. Warren, Dr Wilkins, Mr Barker and Mr...
Dates: 1961
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, 1966-06-22 - 1975-03-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/585
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Large Telescope User's Panel terms of reference and membership, including correspondence with the Hydrographer of the Navy; correspondence with T.G. Cowling of the University of Leeds; correspondence with the Science Research Council; notes on the payment of fees, travelling and subsistence expenses to members of the Large Telescope User's Panel; a draft press release concerning the assumption of responsibility for the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; correspondence...
Dates: 1966-06-22 - 1975-03-25
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 National Committee, 1955-01-22 - 1955-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/101
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding sub-committee meetings and draft reports to the British National Committee for Astronomy, including a copy of a letter from R.H. Stoy to H. Spencer Jones, 22 January 1955, giving information about the Armagh, Radcliffe and Cape Observatories; revised drafts by Redman and H.H. Plaskett of the introduction of the report; a letter from Redman to W.M.H. Greaves, 9 April 1955, regarding the revised estimates for the European Southern Observatory, as given at the Paris...
Dates: 1955-01-22 - 1955-05-13
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 R.H. Stoy, 1958-10-28 - 1958-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/69
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, regarding a paper prepared by P.A. Wayman.
Dates: 1958-10-28 - 1958-11-12
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 with R.H. Stoy, 1958-12-04 - 1958-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/70
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, regarding a paper prepared by P.A. Wayman.
Dates: 1958-12-04 - 1958-12-10
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 R.H. Stoy, 1963-10-15 - 1963-10-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/138
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy regarding Cape proper motions.
Dates: 1963-10-15 - 1963-10-21
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 R.H. Stoy, 1965-02-01 - 1965-04-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/175
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy regarding the proper motion of RR Lyrae stars and the completion of the northern stars by the Royal Greenwich Observatory Astrometric Department. The letters also discuss the possibility of a Cape Observatory programme on M-Dwarf stars.
Dates: 1965-02-01 - 1965-04-26
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 with R.H. Stoy, 1965-12-31 - 1966-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/185
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy regarding the star UY Eri and whether it should be called the fastest W Virginis star or the longest period RR Lyrae star.
Dates: 1965-12-31 - 1966-01-07
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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