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Stoy, Richard Hugh, 1910 - 1994 (astronomer)

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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-09-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/157
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding difficulties with the Right Ascension drive of the 74-inch telescope and the best way of attempting to solve the problem.

Dates: 1964-09-11
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-10-06

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/159
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding requests for photoelectric sequences in Variable Field II (Shapley Constellation III) in the Large Magellanic Cloud.

Dates: 1964-10-06
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-10-21

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/161
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding the velocities of certain southern variable stars, supposedly of the W Virginis type.

Dates: 1964-10-21
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-10-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/162
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy on the determination of velocities, mentioning in particular ST Puppis.

Dates: 1964-10-22
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-11-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/164
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding a programme to obtain the proper motions of certain southern stars.

Dates: 1964-11-28
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-12-14

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/167
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding a proposed joint programme between the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the new 74-inch telescope at Kuttamia (a branch of Helwan Observatory) to measure radial velocities, including observations of short period variables.

Dates: 1964-12-14
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1964-01-18

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/168
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding the question of whether modern meridian proper motions can be made to improve the value of the Oort B constant.

Dates: 1964-01-18
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-01-22

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/169
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding progress towards setting up a system for RR Lyrae proper motions, including a list of relevant variables.

Dates: 1965-01-22
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-01-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/170
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding Vyssotsky's objective prism work, resulting in the detection of several hundred late type dwarf stars with declinations north of -20°, and the possibility of extending this work to the South Pole.

Dates: 1965-01-28
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-02-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/171
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding Omega Centauri stars for possible observation, with a list of the stars in question.

Dates: 1965-02-19
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-03-10

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/172
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy requesting plates, detailed on an attached sheet, for work on Omega Centauri.

Dates: 1965-03-10
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-03-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/173
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding the use of grating plates and Malin's programme for 1965.

Dates: 1965-03-12
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-04-20

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/174
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding the Royal Greenwich Observatory Astrometric Department's campaign on RR Lyrae star proper motions and the impossibility of reducing Louren's motions to the new Greenwich northern system.

Dates: 1965-04-20
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-06-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/179
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding a paper by D.S. Evans titled 'Fundamental Data for Southern Stars'.

Dates: 1965-06-11
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-07-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/182
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy on the difficulty of separating the W Virginis type of Cepheid variable from the classic variables, and giving a list of stars given in the Russian catalogue as CW variables, as well as a second list given as neither CW nor C Delta.

Dates: 1965-07-19
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1965-12-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/183
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy regarding the star UY Eri and whether it should be regarded as a high velocity Cepheid or a very long period RR Lyrae variable.

Dates: 1965-12-08
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1966-01-03

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/184
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy on the limitations of Wesselink's method of determining the stellar radius with regard to RR Lyrae star observations.

Dates: 1966-01-03
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1966-01-28

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/187
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy on matters relating to Wesselink's method of finding the radius of a variable star.

Dates: 1966-01-28
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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Letter to R.H. Stoy, 1968-04-11

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/451
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A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to R.H. Stoy, H.M. Astronomer, Royal Cape Observatory, regarding a group of stars below the main sequence according to their trigonometrical parallaxes.

Dates: 1968-04-11
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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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1961 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/196
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Miscellaneous correspondence, largely between Dr R.H. Stoy and Francis P. Scott, Director of the Seven Inch Transit Circle Division of the U.S. Naval Observatory, with other letters from Dr B.D. Yallop, Doctor I.J. Shapiro and Dr W.A. Rasmussen. The subjects covered include proposals for a reorganisation of the International Astronomical Union; the preparation of a catalogue of Southern Reference Stars; the FK4 Star List; and general matters relating to work on these programmes.

Dates: 1961 - 1972
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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Notes on the E.S.O. proposals

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/884
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Handwritten notes and calendars by Redman regarding the seeing project.

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 for the British National Committee for Astronomy, 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/29
Scope and Contents The agenda and papers for a meeting of the British National Committee for Astronomy on 11 May 1972, including minutes of the previous meeting; papers on the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union and the selection of the United Kingdom delegation; correspondence with Sir Bernard Lovell on travel arrangements; an outline of celebrations for the Quincentenary of the birth of Copernicus; material on changes in the administration of the South African observatories;...
Dates: 1972
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 instruments, 1948 - 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/30
Scope and Contents General correspondence and related papers concerned mainly with instruments, including letters on the aluminising of the 36-inch mirror; letters on the furnishing of the offices at Herstmonceux; a letter from D. Brouwer to M.S. Zverev informing him of the findings of a conference held at the Dearborn Observatory, Illinois, on astronomic problems; confirmation of the dispatch of Eros reference plates to D. Brouwer at Yale; a drawing showing the method of mounting ball and roller bearings for...
Dates: 1948 - 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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Papers on observing eclipses, 1935 - 1950

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/23
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding finance and equipment for observing eclipses, including the following material:(1) General correspondenceCorrespondence between R. Atkinson and Dr M.R. Madwar, Helwan Observatory, Egypt, 1950, regarding the programme for the eclipse of 1952.Correspondence with Professor Stratton, 1950, regarding the eclipse of 1952.Correspondence with Professor H.A. Bruck, 1950, regarding the loan of an 8-inch coelostat for the eclipse in...
Dates: 1935 - 1950
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, 1959 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/621
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Correspondence with Dr T. Elvius concerning the selected areas committee, 1963.Correspondence with Dr Oosterhoff regarding Commission 27 on the names of variables in Magellanic Clouds, 1963.Correspondence with Professor van der Kamp concerning Commission 26 on double stars.Report to Commission 37 on globular clusters, 1963.Printed programme of the Royal Astronomical...
Dates: 1959 - 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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