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Kopff, August, 1882 - 1960 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on Eros observations, 1930 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/429
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and other papers regarding observations of the minor planet Eros, including Eros perturbations. The correspondents include Dr A. Kopff, Professor P. Stroobant and other international astronomers and observatories.

Dates: 1930 - 1931
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 FK3 stars, 1953 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/495
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding FK3 stars, including correspondence with Professor A. Kopff and Dr W. Gliese.

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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Correspondence on German observatories, 1945 - 1951

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/455
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding German observatories, including correspondence with Professor A. Kopff, Heidelberg, Germany; a comparison by Kopff of the systems of the General Catalogue and Third Fundamental Catalogue, 1949; and correspondence with O. Heckmann of the Bergadorf Observatory, Germany.

Dates: 1945 - 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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Correspondence on standard frequency transmissions, 1945 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/630
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding standard frequency transmissions of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including the following items:Correspondence with H.M. Smith, 1954, including an extract from a paper by L. Essen on standard frequency time.Correspondence with H.M. Smith regarding barometric pressure variations on the rate of B5, including a graph; investigations of the sub-soil at Herstmonceux; bore-holes for quartz resonators; and variations in the rate of ring...
Dates: 1945 - 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 Union for Geodesy and Geophysics, 1938 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/608
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, including correspondence concerning its meetings and General Assemblies in Washington, Helsinki, Toronto, Rome, Brussels and Zurich; programmes of meetings; and material concerning sub-committees, delegates, travel arrangements, funds, expenses, etc. There is further material, including correspondence on membership and officers of committees, reports, circulars and proposals, relating to H. Spencer Jones,...
Dates: 1938 - 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 Royal Astronomical Society, 1949 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/601
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Astronomical Society, including notices of meetings; programmes; correspondence concerning papers to be read; memorandum concerning attendance at meetings, travel arrangements, etc.; correspondence on subscriptions; and correspondence, photographs and reports regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope. The correspondents include Dr J.A. Ratcliffe, Dr W. Heintz, G.J. Whitrow, C.W. Allen, A.W. Rodgers, Professor H. Bondi, Professor J.H. Oort, Dr A. Hogg,...
Dates: 1949 - 1957
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, 1951 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/527
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of H. Spencer Jones concerning meetings, lectures, accounts, visits and other subjects. The correspondents include E.N. da C. Andrade, A. Danjon, Sir Laurence Bragg, J. Bartels, Sir Alan Barlow, E. Burgess, Sir Edward Bollard, P. Bourgeois, I.S. Bowen, Sir John Cockroft, T.G. Cowling, S. Chapman, Sir Henry Dale, A. Einstein, R.F. Hesketh, Sir Claude Gibb, H.S. Jelstrup, Sir Harold Jeffreys, A. Kopff, W.H. Munk, F. Moreau, N.F. Mott, J.H. Oort, H. Quill, R.O. Redman,...
Dates: 1951 - 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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