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Brück, Hermann Alexander, 1905 - 2000 (astronomer)

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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 Irish observatories, 1949 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/476
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Armagh Observatory, 1957-1958, including correspondence with Professor F.H. Newark, and letters concerning the Dunsink Observatory, County Dublin, 1949-1951, including correspondence with the Director, H.A. Brück.

Dates: 1949 - 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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Correspondence on La Palma, 1974-04-22 - 1974-06-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/130
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews, and Dr C.J. Durrant, Fraunhofer Institut, regarding progress with the Spanish authorities and the German site tests at La Palma. There is also a copy of H.A. Brück's letter to H. Atkinson on German optimism regarding the use of La Palma for astronomy.

Dates: 1974-04-22 - 1974-06-17
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 on Mauna Kea site, 1973-04-09 - 1973-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/128
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Dr K.O. Wright, Dominican Astrophysical Observatory; H.H. Atkinson, Science Research Council; H.A. Brück; J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory; and B. McInnes, regarding the possible use of the Mauna Kea site for a telescope. There are also Redman's comments on the draft memorandum of the Site Testing Project on possible observatory sites in the Northern Hemisphere.

Dates: 1973-04-09 - 1973-09-26
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 N.H.O. sites, 1972-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/122
Scope and Contents

Copies of the correspondence of J.F. Hosie, H.A. Brück and Sir Fred Hoyle regarding possible sites in Spain and the United States for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory.

Dates: 1972-09
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 committees, 1961 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/593
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meetings, minutes and agenda of meetings, with other papers, relating to various Royal Society committees, including the International Relations Committee, British National Committee for Astronomy, Sub-committee on the Proposed Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, British National Committee on Space Research and the International Council of Scientific Unions. The correspondents include R. Woolley, R. Atkinson, D.H. Sadler, H. Bondi, Sir H.S.W. Massey, F. Hoyle, Sir W....
Dates: 1961 - 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 site testing, 1969-06-13 - 1969-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/115
Scope and Contents

Letters from D.J. Finch, Science Research Council, and H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, enclosing copies of translated letters from Hans Elsässer, Max Planck Institute, and G. Righini, Florence Observatory, regarding site testing in Greece, Italy and Spain by German and Italian astronomers.

Dates: 1969-06-13 - 1969-07-08
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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Correspondence on telescope time, 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/587
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding invitations to apply for observing time on the Isaac Newton Telescope and other telescopes, and concerning publicity of the Large Telescope User's Panel. The letters include correspondence with the editor of 'Nature'; M.V. Penston of the Hale Observatoires, Pasadena; the Science Research Council; A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria; D. Allen of the Hale Observatories, Pasadena; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh,...
Dates: 1968-01-22 - 1975-04-11
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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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,...
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 1952 Eclipse Expedition, 1950 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/506
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the 1952 Solar Eclipse Expedition, including the following items: Correspondence with the bank regarding the transfer of money to Khartoum, 1952.Inventories of equipment, apparatus, food and medicine, and notes and correspondence on packaging, shipment costs and customs dues, 1951-1952. The correspondents include Thomas Cook, the Admiralty and the Sudan Government.Maps of Sudan and Iraq, 1951, showing the path of total eclipse of 25 February...
Dates: 1950 - 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 Edinburgh Observatory, 1956 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/467
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, including correspondence with Dr V.C. Reddish and Professor H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland.

Dates: 1956 - 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 the I.N.T. Board, 1961-03-20 - 1961-07-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/549
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1961, with, among others, the Royal Society; the Royal Astronomical Society; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Sir William Hodge of Pembroke College, Cambridge; C.R. Burch; and R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge. There are also minutes of the 16th meeting of the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management on 9 June 1961.

Dates: 1961-03-20 - 1961-07-07
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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Correspondence on the I.N.T. Board, 1962-03-20 - 1966-07-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/550
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1962 onwards with, among others, W.H. McCrea of the Department of Mathematics, Royal Holloway College, London; the Royal Society; the Director General, Naval Works; the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; the Department of Physics, Imperial College, London; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; R.W. Ditchburn of the Department of Physics, University of Reading; D.E. Blackwell of the University...
Dates: 1962-03-20 - 1966-07-08
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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Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope Board, 1960-04-08 - 1960-08-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/548
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Board of Management for 1960 with, among others, the Royal Society; the Royal Astronomical Society; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; H.A. Brück of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; F. Hoyle; the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; and the Department of Physics, Imperial College, London.

Dates: 1960-04-08 - 1960-08-12
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 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;...
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 meridian circle, 1953 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/102
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the meridian circle, including letters from Dr H.A. Brück of the Dunsink Observatory, County Dublin, regarding the meridian circle at Dublin, 1955, and letters from the Imperial Chemical Industries to R. Atkinson regarding the structure and properties of liquid metals, 1953.

Dates: 1953 - 1955
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 N.H.O., 1972-10-25 - 1972-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/171
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with potential users of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and arrangements for meetings. The correspondents are D.W.N. Stibbs; H.A. Brück; R. Wilson and D. McNally, University of London Observatory; J. Ring; J.D. McGee and B.C. Morgan, Imperial College of Science and Technology; Mrs M. Burbidge and A. Hunter, Royal Greenwich Observatory; Z. Kopal, University of Manchester; A.J. Meadows, University of Leicester; and Dr Vesecky, University of Leicester.

Dates: 1972-10-25 - 1972-11-21
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 Bennet McInnes, 1972-11-20 - 1972-12-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/124
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Correspondence with Dr Bennet McInnes, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, regarding site tests at Izaña and La Palma and the difficulty over negotiations with the Spanish authorities. There is also a copy of a letter from M.F. Walker, University of California, to H.A. Brück, referring to Walker's recent visit to the Canaries and site testing.

Dates: 1972-11-20 - 1972-12-19
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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Correspondence with Brück and Clube, 1973-03-30 - 1973-05-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/190
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Correspondence with H.A. Brück and S.V.M. Clube, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, regarding revisions and amendments to the draft case for the Northern Hemisphere Observatory. Clube includes his 'Suggestions regarding the structure and organization of NHO'. In his letter of 9 May 1973, Redman asks Clube to write a short propaganda statement on one aspect of the N.H.O. case.

Dates: 1973-03-30 - 1973-05-09
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 the British National Committee for Astronomy, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/588
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy regarding meetings, agenda and minutes of meetings, proposals, and reports on various projects. There is material regarding the computational needs of theoretical astronomy; the proposed institute of theoretical astronomy; the European Southern Observatory; the 9th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union; the International Polar Motion Service; grants in aid of travel; and frequency bands for radio astronomy....
Dates: 1959 - 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 UK and Irish institutions, 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/568
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including Professor P.A. Sweet of the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; M.V. Ovenden, University of Glasgow; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Professor D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory of St Andrews; T. Rackham of the Department of Astronomy, University of Manchester; P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin;...
Dates: 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26
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 U.K. and Irish institutions, 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/576
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.F. Dermott of the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Wiltshire; D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory, St Andrews; J. Darius of the University of London Observatory; S.Y. Haeri of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and...
Dates: 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23
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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General papers, 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/671
Scope and Contents General papers, including correspondence with D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; J.W. Schofield of the University of Hull, regarding an infra-red spectrometer; J.V. Peach of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, concerning the design and construction of Cassegrain spectrographs; the Science Research Council; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; Sir Martin Ryle of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge, concerning the Large...
Dates: 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04
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 from H.A. Brück, 1972-08-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/163
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A letter from H.A. Brück to Sir Fred Hoyle questioning Margaret Burbidge's apparent reluctance to consult the British astronomical community with regard to the Northern Hemisphere Observatory project.

Dates: 1972-08-23
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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