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Blackett, Patrick Maynard Stuart, 1897 - 1974 (Baron Blackett, physicist)

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on a joint dinner, 1968-10-21 - 1969-11-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/607
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the joint Royal Society Club/Worshipful Company of Clockmakers dinner, including correspondence with G.B.R. Feilden, Deputy Director General of the British Standards Institution; W.H. McCrea of the University of Sussex; R.C. Pennefather; R.R. Race of the Lister Institute; Sir Bernard Lovell of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank; Colonel H. Quill; P.M.S. Blackett; and D.G. Evans of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dates: 1968-10-21 - 1969-11-18
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 finance, 1959-12-04 - 1966-08-02

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/541
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding financial matters with, among others, the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; P.M.S. Blackett of Imperial College, London; the Board of Trade; the Science Research Council; and the Ministry of Public Building and Works.

Dates: 1959-12-04 - 1966-08-02
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 I.N.T. Committee, 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/596
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope Committee, including correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley at the Commonwealth Observatory, Mount Stromlo, and H. Spencer Jones, Astronomer Royal; minutes of various meetings of the committee; and monthly financial/progress reports. There is also correspondence with P.M.S. Blackett of the Imperial College of Science and Technology; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Rector of Cairo University; the...
Dates: 1955-07-04 - 1967-09-15
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 Royal Society, 1967-04-28 - 1971-10-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/582
Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence relating to the Royal Society, including correspondence concerning the Gassiot Committee; correspondence with D.C. Martin of the Royal Society; invitations to various functions; correspondence with the Agricultural Research Council; correspondence with P.M.S. Blackett, President of the Royal Society; and a biographical memoir by Sir Richard Woolley on Charles Rundle Davidson, 1875-1970.

Dates: 1967-04-28 - 1971-10-07
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-01-28 - 1959-08-01

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/94
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with P.M.S. Blackett, Imperial College of Science and Technology, regarding the history of British non-participation in the European Southern Observatory. There is also a confidential letter from W.V.D. Hodge, Royal Society, to Redman regarding Blackett's desire to change the British attitude to the E.S.O.

Dates: 1959-01-28 - 1959-08-01
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 'B', 1967-07 - 1969-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/16
Scope and Contents

General correspondence with, among others, the British Horological Institute; Professor Blackett of Imperial College; the B.B.C.; and Allhallows School, near Lyme Regis. The subjects include the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Dates: 1967-07 - 1969-07
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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General papers, 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/671
Scope and Contents General papers, including correspondence with D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; J.W. Schofield of the University of Hull, regarding an infra-red spectrometer; J.V. Peach of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories, Pasadena, concerning the design and construction of Cassegrain spectrographs; the Science Research Council; R.H. Stoy of the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; Sir Martin Ryle of the Mullard Radio Astronomy Observatory, Cambridge, concerning the Large...
Dates: 1967-05-09 - 1975-06-04
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 H.H. Plaskett, 1955-05 - 1955-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/30
Scope and Contents

A letter from H.H. Plaskett, 7 June 1955, commenting on his letter to Robert Atkinson of 28 May 1955 concerning his meeting with P.M.S. Blackett about a Schmidt telescope and its use by astronomers for research purposes. A copy of the second letter is enclosed.

Dates: 1955-05 - 1955-06
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/349
Scope and Contents

A letter from P.M.S. Blackett to Sir Richard Woolley regarding the proposed Southern Hemisphere Observatory project.

Dates: 1959-03-11
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 P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-19

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/352
Scope and Contents

A letter from P.M.S. Blackett to Sir Richard Woolley on the idea of a Southern Hemisphere Observatory project.

Dates: 1959-03-19
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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Letter to D.E. Blackwell, 1973-01-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/103
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to D.E. Blackwell, Oxford University Observatory, arranging a visit to Oxford to discuss the Northern Hemisphere Observatory. Redman mentions that he was infuriated by a 'Guardian' article quoting Mrs Burbidge.

Dates: 1973-01-15
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 to P.M.S. Blackett, 1958-10-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/340
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to P.M.S. Blackett of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, regarding proposals for studying the methods of reduction of Schmidt plates taken for astrometric purposes, and the wisdom of a pilot scheme for the determination of stellar parallax by a Schmidt telescope.

Dates: 1958-10-29
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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Letter to P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/351
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to P.M.S. Blackett regarding the prospect of a Southern Hemisphere Observatory project, and the possible advantages of delaying such a scheme and building a new observatory in Australia in conjunction with the Australians and Canadians, rather than in South Africa with European partners.

Dates: 1959-03-13
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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Letter to P.M.S. Blackett, 1959-03-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/353
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to P.M.S. Blackett regarding the 200-inch telescope project and other matters.

Dates: 1959-03-23
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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