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Hoyle, Fred, Sir, 1915 - 2001 (Knight, astronomer)

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Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on Gascoigne's memorandum, 1968-04-08 - 1968-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/444
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from Redman to M.H. Jeffery, 8 April 1968, regarding an accompanying copy of notes by S.C.B. Gascoigne on the Anglo-Australian Telescope optical system, dated 27 March 1968. Redman also discusses checking the figures in any final contract draft and mentions site 3A at Siding Spring Observatory. There is also a copy of a letter from Jeffery to F. Hoyle, 19 April 1968, regarding Gascoigne's memorandum on the Anglo-Australian Telescope optical system and referring to the blank...
Dates: 1968-04-08 - 1968-04-19
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 on institutions, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/546
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding meetings of various institutions, covering minutes of meetings, dates, places, committee membership, etc. The papers include the following items:Correspondence regarding the Research Grants Committee and astronomy sub-committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1958-1963.Correspondence regarding the Radio Astronomy Planning Committee of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1961-1963.Correspondence...
Dates: 1958 - 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 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 observatories, 1947 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/489
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the setting up of the European Southern Observatory and the Southern Hemisphere Observatory, including the following items:Memorandum by Stephen Toulmin regarding the Foundation of Scientific Policy, 1963.Correspondence with Professor R.J. Blin-Stoyle regarding the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, University of Sussex, 1963.Report by A.B. Muller of the visit of European Southern Observatory observers to Chile, 1963. Correspondence with...
Dates: 1947 - 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 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 Royal Society nominations, 1950 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/572
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1950 - 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 the British Association, 1954 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/514
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers relating to the British Association for the Advancement of Science, including the following items:Agenda and minutes of meetings of the British Association on 9 September 1959, 6 January 1961, 5 January 1962 and 4 January 1963.Reports, agenda and minutes of the meeting of the British Horological Institute on 4 July 1963.General correspondence with the British Association and Richard Woolley, 1956-1963.Correspondence with various people,...
Dates: 1954 - 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 Clockmakers' Company, 1968-01-03 - 1970-01-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/603
Scope and Contents General correspondence and some related papers regarding the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, including correspondence with R.C. Pennefather, Clerk of the Company; O. Heckmann, Direktor der Hamburger Sternwarte; Asa Briggs, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex; P.M.S. Blackett of the Ministry of Technology; F. Hoyle of Cambridge University; the Venerable The Archdeacon of London; J.A. Saxton of the Radio and Space Research Station, Ditton Park, Slough; N.A. Ward-Jones of...
Dates: 1968-01-03 - 1970-01-12
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 Herstmonceux Conference, 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/647
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Herstmonceux Conference of 1965, including the following items:Correspondence with the Royal Society.Correspondence with H.J. Helms, Head of the N.A.T.O. Pure Science Bureau.Correspondence with the Hydrographer of the Navy.Details of the International Summer Course on Observational Aspects of Galactic Structure held at Athens on 9-23 September 1964.Correspondence with M. Schmidt of the California Institute of Technology,...
Dates: 1963-11-27 - 1965-10-28
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 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 Observatory's future, 1965-07-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/442
Scope and Contents A letter from Edgar L. Pilditch, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, to Sir Richard Woolley, 14 July 1965, enclosing a copy of a letter he has received from Fred Hoyle, 5 July 1965, regarding the future of the Radcliffe Observatory, and a copy of his reply of 14 July, explaining that the Trustees are largely agreed on future arrangements with the Science Research Council.
Dates: 1965-07-14
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 Observatory's future, 1965-07-27 - 1965-07-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/446
Scope and Contents A letter from Edgar L. Pilditch, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, to Sir Richard Woolley, 27 July 1965, requesting that he contact Professor Fred Hoyle regarding the proposals for the Radcliffe Observatory's future, and a copy of Woolley's reply of 29 July stating that he has written to Hoyle and suggesting Pilditch ring Mrs Hoyle.
Dates: 1965-07-27 - 1965-07-29
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 Radcliffe Studentship, 1964-10-08 - 1964-10-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/318
Scope and Contents A letter from Edgar L. Pilditch, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, to Sir Richard Woolley, 8 October 1964, regarding the Radcliffe Student and the Personnel Committee, and enclosing a copy of a letter from A.D. Thackeray to Pilditch of 5 October on the same subjects. There is also a copy of Woolley's reply to Pilditch, 13 October 1964, apologising for not discussing the studentship with Fred Hoyle.
Dates: 1964-10-08 - 1964-10-13
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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Correspondence on the S.R.C. and staff, 1965-08-04 - 1965-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/448
Scope and Contents A letter from Edgar L. Pilditch, Longbourne, Stevens and Powell, to Sir Richard Woolley, 4 August 1965, regarding P.J. Andrews's appointment as Second Assistant and the agreement with the Science Research Council and its impact on staff. There is also a copy of Woolley's reply of 5 August commenting on the negotiations between the Trustees and the S.R.C. and expressing concern that he has not been able to contact Professor Fred Hoyle.
Dates: 1965-08-04 - 1965-08-05
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 U.K. observing time, 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/561
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the United Kingdom observing time at the Anglo-Australian Telescope, including correspondence with the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge; R.O. Redman; S.C.B. Gascoigne of the Siding Spring Observatory; the Science Research Council; Sir Fred Hoyle; J. Wampler, Director of the Anglo-Australian Telescope; the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; the University of London Observatory; V.C. Reddish of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh;...
Dates: 1974-03-21 - 1975-05-22
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 B.E.J. Pagel, 1974-05-21 - 1974-06-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/598
Scope and Contents Correspondence with B.E.J. Pagel regarding Redman's report on his visit to Australia in April and on the progress of the Anglo-Australian Telescope, a copy of which is enclosed. There are also copies of letters from Redman to S.C.B. Gascoigne and Sir Fred Hoyle, which enclosed copies of the report.
Dates: 1974-05-21 - 1974-06-07
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 with Fred Hoyle, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/745
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Professor F. Hoyle of Cambridge regarding his proposal to photograph empty 3C fields with the 98-inch telescope.
Dates: 1968
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. The...
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 the Itek Corporation, 1968-05-03 - 1968-06-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/447
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Itek Corporation regarding the auto-collimating focus sensor for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, comprised of copies of letters from R. Hills Jr., Itek Corporation, to M.H. Jeffery, 3 May 1968; J.F. Hosie to F. Hoyle, 15 May 1968, enclosing a letter from Hills to Hosie, 3 May 1968; and J. Richard Vyce, Itek Corporation, to J.D. Pope, 14 June 1968, enclosing notes on the application of the Itek Device, including reference to Pope's memorandum and drawing of 20 May.
Dates: 1968-05-03 - 1968-06-14
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 Royal Astronomical Society, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/788
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the General Secretary and members of the Royal Astronomical Society regarding arrangements for committee and other meetings; the election of Fellows and Associates; the refereeing of papers for publication; the nomination of T.G. Cowling as President for 1965; a second volume of the 'History of the Royal Astronomical Society', covering 1920-1970; the nomination of F. Hoyle and A.R. Sandage for Gold Medals; and the future of the Royal Astronomical Society Club and of the...
Dates: 1963 - 1968
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 Royal Society, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/592
Scope and Contents Correspondence between the Astronomer Royal and the Royal Society on a variety of matters, including the following items:Correspondence with R.H. Stoy concerning H. Spencer Jones' obituary notice, 1961.Correspondence on the Royal Society Tercentenary Appeal, 1961.Correspondence concerning various publications, including biographical data on H. Spencer Jones, 1961.Correspondence on Royal Society medals.Address to the Royal Society.Correspondence on...
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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General correspondence 'H', 1965-10 - 1968-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/22
Scope and Contents General correspondence with Professor F. Hoyle, various clockmakers and others, including requests for information and a brief resumé of a proposed Summer Time Bill.
Dates: 1965-10 - 1968-07
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 Fred Hoyle, 1962-12-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/376
Scope and Contents A letter from Professor Fred Hoyle at the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Sydney, to Sir Richard Woolley regarding Harding's discovery that the reddest star in Omega Centauri is a carbon star.
Dates: 1962-12-03
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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Letter from G.A. Harding, 1962-12-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/126
Scope and Contents A letter from G.A. Harding to Richard Woolley regarding F. Hoyle's interest in Harding's discovery of a carbon star in Omega Centauri.
Dates: 1962-12-27
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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