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Stoy, Richard Hugh, 1910 - 1994 (astronomer)

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Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1953 - 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/620
Scope and Contents Papers regarding to the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Reports on meetings of the Executive Committee of the I.A.U. concerning the 10th General Assembly in Moscow, 1958.Correspondence with R. Woolley and C. Jowsey regarding a visit to Washington by D.H. Sadler for a meeting of the Executive Committee of the International Council of Scientific Unions, September 1958.Correspondence with the Academy of Sciences, U.S.S.R.; Professors...
Dates: 1953 - 1958
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 Joint European Southern Observatory, 1953 - 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/598
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the Joint European Southern Observatory Committee and Sub-committees, with correspondence, including the following items:Correspondence with Sir A. Todd regarding a Commonwealth observatory, 1960.Memorandum on the Astronomer Royal's views on the needs of British astronomy, 1960.Correspondence with Sir M. Oliphant, Sir W. Hodge and Sir Solly Zuckerman concerning a Commonwealth observatory and the Joint European Southern Observatory,...
Dates: 1953 - 1962
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 R-Z, 1958 - 1962

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/917
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding lectures, dinners, meetings, articles for magazines, book reviews and other subjects. There is correspondence with tradesmen, bankers, etc.; with societies, universities, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include the Mount Stromlo Observatory; the Mount Palomar Observatory; the Royal Academy of Arts; the Royal Naval College, Greenwich; R.O. Redman; Professor Brück; Professor Sir Charles...
Dates: 1958 - 1962
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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Photographs of the 40-inch telescope, 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/227
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Four black and white photographs of the erection of the 40-inch telescope at the Cape Observatory in 1963. There is an accompanying letter from R.H. Stoy to Albert Lambourne, 19 November 1963, presenting the photographs to him, and a note of 12 July 1984 regarding the presentation of the photographs to the Archives by Mr Ticehurst.

Dates: 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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Reports and other papers, 1968 - 1974

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/210
Scope and Contents Reports and papers by Cape Observatory staff and other authors. There is a paper by R.H. Stoy on the history, present and possible future of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 1968; reports of individual sections; and papers by various astronomers on specific subjects, including stellar photometry. There is also a paper by the Revd R. Woolley entitled 'Astronomy in South Africa' and miscellaneous notes for the 'Southern Hemisphere Bulletin' and various International Astronomical Union...
Dates: 1968 - 1974
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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Reports by the Sub-Committee

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/877
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Undated reports by members of the Sub-Committee of the British National Committee for Astronomy: H.H. Plaskett, 'The Needs of the Radcliffe Observatory' and 'Needs of British Astronomy in the United Kingdom'; Brück, 'The Boyden Observatory'; Hermann Bondi, 'The British Commonwealth Southern Observatory in Australia'; R.H. Stoy; 'E.S.O...A Possible Compromise'; and Richard Woolley, 'J.E.S.O. Summary'.

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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