Brück, Hermann Alexander, 1905 - 2000 (astronomer)
Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Correspondence regarding the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, including correspondence with Dr V.C. Reddish and Professor H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.