Greaves, William Michael Herbert, 1897 - 1955 (astronomer)
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
A note from H.H. Plaskett and Redman's correspondence with W.M.H. Greaves, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (who was a member of the Board of Management of the Isaac Newton Observatory), regarding the provision of a Schmidt telescope and problems of design and usage.
Correspondence with G.M. Sisson on the best place to hold a telescope tube. Sisson gives Redman the views of W.M.H. Greaves on spectrographic facilities from the Isaac Newton Telescope.
Royal Society notices of meetings of the British National Committee of Astronomy and its sub-committee to discuss Redman's report on the International Southern Hemisphere Observatory, with Redman's handwritten notes in the margin. There are also letters to Redman from sub-members C.W. Allen; W.M.H. Greaves, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; J. Jackson; W.M. Smart, Glasgow University; and H.H. Plaskett, giving comments and amendments to his draft memorandum.
Correspondence regarding candidates for election to the Royal Society, including F.J.M. Stratton, W.M.H. Greaves, R.O. Redman, Carroll, L.J. Comrie, S. Chandrasekhar and Admiral Edgell. There is also a list of Stratton's papers, 1946.
Letters from Robert Atkinson, Royal Greenwich Observatory; H.H. Plaskett; W.M.H. Greaves, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; and C.W. Allen, University of London Observatory, regarding spectroscopes, with a copy of Greaves' memorandum on spectro-photometric requirements affecting spectroscopic design.
Minutes of an unspecified meeting of the Isaac Newton Telescope Spectroscope Sub-Committee, with a memorandum by W.M.H. Greaves for discussion at the meeting and handwritten notes by Redman.
An undated report by W.H.M. Greaves entitled 'Isaac Newton Telescope. Spectrographic Equipment - Spectrophotometric Requirements'.
An undated report by W.M.H. Greaves entitled 'Report on Observing Programmes for 100-inch Reflector'.