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Evans, David Stanley, 1916 - 2004 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

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Charts and observations of Omega Centauri, 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/213
Scope and Contents

Charts and observations of the globular cluster Omega Centauri. There is also a reprint from 'Monthly Notices of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa' of a piece by D.S. Evans on the limitations in accurately determining radial velocities.

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 with D.S. Evans, 1964-01-31 - 1964-02-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/146
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and D.S. Evans regarding Evans's examination of the spectroscopic material available on southern RR Lyrae stars, etc.

Dates: 1964-01-31 - 1964-02-17
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 D.S. Evans, 1964-05-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/155
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and D.S. Evans regarding Evans's proposed visit to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.

Dates: 1964-05-29
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 with D.S. Evans, 1963-08-05 - 1963-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/304
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and D.S. Evans regarding the use of the grating on three Newtonian plates and the problems associated with this.

Dates: 1963-08-05 - 1963-08-26
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 with D.S. Evans, 1967-08-29 - 1967-09-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/431
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and D.S. Evans of the Royal Cape Observatory regarding a marked preferential tendency for random observations of variables to land near maximum or minimum velocity.

Dates: 1967-08-29 - 1967-09-01
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, 1964-01-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/144
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and R.H. Stoy regarding Woolley's request for spectra of RR Lyrae variables in Omega Centauri, and including comments on the subject by D.S. Evans.

Dates: 1964-01-07
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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Letter from D.S. Evans, 1963-07-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/134
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans to R.H. Stoy regarding signs of astigmatism in the telescope at the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, and the need to take corrective action, with discussion of matters relating to the use of the grating.

Dates: 1963-07-24
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 from D.S. Evans, 1964-02-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/147
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding charts of Omega Centauri and the discovery of an eclipse variable.

Dates: 1964-02-25
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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Letter from D.S. Evans, 1964-04-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/150
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the RR Lyrae Stars in Omega Centauri, the astigmatism in the 74-inch mirror and other matters.

Dates: 1964-04-15
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 from D.S. Evans, 1965-05-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/178
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the star HD 64096 = ADS 6420 and giving possible references to it.

Dates: 1965-05-07
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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Letter from D.S. Evans, 1963-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/305
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans to Miss A.R. Hewerdine, Private Secretary to Sir Richard Woolley, regarding the consideration of the grating plates sent to Woolley from the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.

Dates: 1963-09-06
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 from D.S. Evans, 1967-09-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/432
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.S. Evans to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the number of observations necessary for the determination of the radial velocity of an A-star.

Dates: 1967-09-19
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 from R.H. Stoy, 1965-06-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/181
Scope and Contents

A letter from R.H. Stoy to Sir Richard Woolley regarding alterations to a paper by D.S. Evans titled 'Fundamental Data for Southern Stars'.

Dates: 1965-06-23
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 from T. Lloyd Evans, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/236
Scope and Contents

A photostat of a handwritten letter from T. Lloyd Evans, 25 August 1972, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to D.W.N. Stibbs, regarding the state of British optical astronomy and telescope design needs.

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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Letter to D.S. Evans, 1964-03-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/148
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.S. Evans regarding the astigmatism in the 74-inch mirror and obtaining the spectrum of the variable in Omega Centauri.

Dates: 1964-03-31
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 D.S. Evans, 1965-05-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/176
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.S. Evans of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, regarding radial velocities of HD 64096 = ADS 6420 = Beta101.

Dates: 1965-05-04
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 D.S. Evans, 1967-08-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/428
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.S. Evans at the XIII General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, Právnická Fakulta Karlovy University, Prague, regarding the risk of obtaining a wrong velocity dispersion from a set of stars observed over a six-week run, on account of undetected spectroscopic binaries.

Dates: 1967-08-22
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, 1965-06-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/179
Scope and Contents

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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Papers on the Cape Observatory, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/735
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, 1963-1966, including the change from the Admiralty to the Science and Education Research Council, the position of the work of the Cape Observatory, changes of personnel, the inauguration of the 40-inch telescope, travel between United Kingdom and the Cape, accounting matters and transfers of accounting duties from the Admiralty, and staffing at the Cape.(2) Correspondence regarding the Cape Observatory,...
Dates: 1963 - 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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Papers on the Newtonian spectrograph, 1962 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 19/1/3
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Royal Greenwich Observatory and Dr David Evans of the Royal Observatory, South Africa, regarding the Newtonian spectrograph and Evans's paper on this subject, 'Trial Observations with a Newtonian Spectrograph', a copy of which is included in the envelope. There are also photographs of equipment and spectra.

Dates: 1962 - 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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Papers on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1935 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/21
Scope and Contents Papers relating to Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, including the following material:Correspondence between Theodore Dunham and Sir Harold Spencer Jones regarding plans for a coudé spectrograph at Pretoria, 1951.Correspondence with H. Spencer Jones regarding staff and instruments at the Radcliffe Observatory, 1950.Correspondence with the Trustees of the Radcliffe Trust and letters concerning the Trust, 1950.Letter from H.H. Plaskett, University Observatory,...
Dates: 1935 - 1951
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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Report on extra-galactic spectroscopy, 1963-10-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/139
Scope and Contents

'Interim Report on the Progress of Extragalactic Spectroscopy in the South' by D.S. Evans of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope.

Dates: 1963-10-25
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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