Oort, Jan Hendrick, 1900 - 1992 (astronomer)
Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:
Copies of J.H. Oort's correspondence with Dr Theodore Dunham Jr., University of Rochester, who requests information about the possible establishment of a Coudé spectrograph in the southern hemisphere and mentions possible U.S. plans for an observatory.
Correspondence with J.H. Oort and P.Th. Oosterhoff of Leiden Observatory regarding arrangements for a meeting on the proposed International Southern Observatory. Redman accepts Oosterhoff's invitation to stay at his home.
A notice to British National Committee of Astronomy members on the setting up of a sub-committee to consider British participation in the European Southern Observatory. There are also Redman's letters to J.H. Oort and R. Woolley on the British position, including reference to R.H. Stoy's suggestion that Britain contributes on a reduced scale.
Correspondence regarding Dutch observatories, including letters from Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd concerning the Leiden-Johannesburg Astrograph, and correspondence with J.H. Oort, Leiden.
Correspondence with various people, including B.F.J. Schonland, F.J.M. Stratton, G.B.B.M. Sutherland, R.A. Lyttleton, R.O. Redman and H.S.W. Massey, regarding the nomination for the Royal Society of R.H. Stoy, A.D. Thackeray, D.J. Malan, J.H. Oort, R. Atkinson, A.C.B. Lovell, F. Hoyle and others.
A letter from J.H. Oort, University Observatory, Leiden, to Richard Woolley, 1 December 1959, regarding a summer course in Holland, with Woolley's reply, 11 December.
A letter from Peter Doig regarding an article in the 'Journal of the British Astronomical Association' on Struve and Oort's theories of cometary origin.
Copies of two letters from Redman to J.H. Oort regarding the attitudes of astronomers, particularly H.H. Plaskett of the Oxford University Observatory, towards the European Southern Observatory.
Papers regarding the National Committees of the International Astronomical Union, including correspondence with J.H. Oort concerning the application for the 1949 grants-in-aid; correspondence with Dr E.H. Vestine concerning committees on magnetic charts; draft recommendations on magnetic secular variation stations; and correspondence with E.H. Vestine, Professor Jolly, S. Chapman, Dr J. Fleming and M. Maurain regarding the committee for magnetic secular variation stations.