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Brouwer, Dirk, 1902 - 1966 (astronomer and geophysicist)

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Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on American observatories, 1938 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/475
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence regarding various American observatories, 1938-1959, including correspondence with the Yale University Observatory; P. van de Kamp, Sproul Observatory, Pennsylvania; Yerkes Observatory; Carnegie Institution of Washington; G.C. McVittie, Department of Astronomy, University of Minnesota; Astronomical Department, Berkeley University; The Observatory, University of Michigan; Georgetown College Observatory; Dr James G. Baker, Professor Harlow Shapley and Dr Bart J. Bok, Harvard...
Dates: 1938 - 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 star positions, 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/336/4
Scope and Contents Three pieces of correspondence between D.H. Sadler, N.A.O., and Professor Dirk Brouwer regarding automatic measurement of star positions.
Dates: 1956
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 Cookson Floating Telescope, 1936 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/86
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the Cookson Floating Zenith Telescope, including the following items:Correspondence regarding the transfer of the Cookson measuring micrometer L13.302/31208 from the Meridian Department to the Astrometry and Astrophysics Department, 1952.Correspondence regarding the proposed dismantling of the Cookson Floating Telescope and its return to the Cambridge Observatory, 1951.Copy of corrections to the 'Boss General Catalogue' 1950, with related...
Dates: 1936 - 1952
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 I.N.T. Committee, 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/596
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Committee, including correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley at the Commonwealth Observatory, Mount Stromlo, and H. Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal; minutes of various meetings of the committee; and monthly financial/progress reports. There is also correspondence with P.M.S. Blackett of the Imperial College of Science and Technology; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Rector of Cairo University; the Hydrographic...
Dates: 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15
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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Correspondence with Dirk Brouwer, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/8
Scope and Contents Two letters from Dirk Brouwer, Yale University Observatory, 24 May - 22 June 1965, regarding Brian Marsden's imminent departure from the observatory, with an undated draft of a reference for Marsden written by Porter.
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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Letter from Dirk Brouwer, 1964-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/400
Scope and Contents A letter from Dirk Brouwer of the Yale University Observatory, New Haven, Connecticut, to Sir Richard Woolley, which originally enclosed three papers that were to be submitted to the 'Astrophysical Journal'.
Dates: 1964-07-07
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 Dirk Brouwer, 1964-11-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/401
Scope and Contents A letter from Dirk Brouwer of the Yale University Observatory, New Haven, Connecticut, which originally enclosed a list of cluster plates taken with the Yale telescope.
Dates: 1964-11-13
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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Letter to Dirk Brouwer, 1964-03-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/396
Scope and Contents A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to Dirk Brouwer, Director of the Yale University Observatory, New Haven, Connecticut, regarding work on proper motions of globular clusters, mentioning 47 Tuc and NGC 6397, for which Woolley requests a first epoch plate from the Yale Columbia telescope.
Dates: 1964-03-03
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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NAO Reprint 249, 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 34/153
Scope and Contents Obituary of Dirk Brouwer (1966).
Dates: 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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Notes on celestial mechanics, 1939 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/189
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous notes on celestial mechanics, including lecture notes by Professor Brouwer and others at Yale University on lunar theory, 1957-1958.
Dates: 1939 - 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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Papers and publications by others, 1933 - 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/661
Scope and Contents Articles, papers, extracts from periodicals, conference papers and reports by D. Brouwer; W. Eggers, Berlin; L. Essen, National Physical Laboratory; H. Kimura, International Latitude Observatory, Mizusawa; A.C.B. Lovell, Jodrell Bank; Kao Lu, Chinese Association; R.E. McCrosky, Harvard College Observatory; Y. Mintz and M. Munk, University of California; and M. Ryle, H.M. Smith and R.H. Tucker, Royal Greenwich Observatory, Abinger. The subjects covered include annual fluctuations, the Royal...
Dates: 1933 - 1953
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

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 the...
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 the International Astronomical Union, 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/619
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Statement concerning Professor P. Swings's nomination for a Gold Medal, 1952.R. Atkinson's comments on a circular by Dr Sadler, 1952.Correspondence regarding the publication of the reports of various commissions, 1952.Correspondence with Professor Lindblad concerning candidates for the new Executive Committee, 1952.Correspondence with Dr Jackson regarding funding,...
Dates: 1948 - 1952
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

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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Personal correspondence, R-Z, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/916
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding lectures, dinners, membership of various institutions, newspaper interviews, book reviews and other subjects. There is correspondence with tradesmen, insurance companies and hotels; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include S.D. Pickelman, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; the Royal Society of Arts; the Royal Society of Health; Russian...
Dates: 1956 - 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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