Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

O'Connell, Daniel Joseph Kelly, 1896 - 1982 (astronomer)

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence of O.J. Eggen, 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/612
Scope and Contents Correspondence of O.J. Eggen with the following individuals:F. Carmody of the French Department of the University of California, Berkeley, concerning the controversy between Herelius, on one side, and Hooke, Halley and Flamsteed, on the other, with regard to the relative merits of visual and telescopic sights, mentioning the Jai Singh Observatories.Colonel H. Quill, regarding Harrison's table of the equation of time.A.D. Thackeray of the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria,...
Dates: 1958-02-04 - 1962-09-05
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).
 File

Correspondence on the Cartuja Observatory, 1967-11-02 - 1968-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/907
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and others regarding Woolley's proposal to hire time at the Cartuja Mountain Observatory, Spain, and the acquisition of consent for this work from the Foreign Office and the Spanish Government. The letters include correspondence with Father D.J.K. O'Connell of the Vatican Observatory.
Dates: 1967-11-02 - 1968-03-05
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).
 File

Correspondence on the I.A.U. lunch, 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/609
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the lunch for the International Astronomical Union Executive, including correspondence with L. Perek of the Astronomical Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, and General Secretary of the I.A.U.; R.C. Pennefather; H.W. Babcock of the Mount Wilson and Palomar Observatories; K.F. Orogodnikov of the University of Leningrad; the Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, Director of Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City; B. Strömgren of Copenhagen; P....
Dates: 1970-04-07 - 1970-08-26
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).
 File

Correspondence on the loan of equipment, 1963-11-11 - 1968-03-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/880
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the loan of equipment to the Royal Greenwich Observatory from other government departments and private companies, including a letter from Father O'Connell of the Vatican Observatory on sending Carte du Ciel plates for Sir Richard Woolley's measurement and use.
Dates: 1963-11-11 - 1968-03-11
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).
 File

Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/779
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, A-R, including the following items:Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.Africa: correspondence with various African observatories,...
Dates: 1964 - 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).
 File

Correspondence with overseas institutions, 1964-02-06 - 1968-08-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/571
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various foreign observatories and universities, including the following correspondents:E.A. Kreiken, Astronomical Institute, University of Ankara.Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, S.J., Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City State.L.N. Mavridis, Academy of Sciences of Athens.Westminster Bank Ltd, Hailsham, regarding an account to administer a N.A.T.O. grant for a Turkish student (Attila Ahmed Kirman) working at the Royal Greenwich...
Dates: 1964-02-06 - 1968-08-27
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).
 File

General correspondence 'N' and 'O', 1968-08 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/34
Scope and Contents General correspondence with, among others, the Duke of Norfolk; the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne; 'Nature'; the Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, S.J., Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Rome; the University of British Colombia; and the University of Newcastle, New South Wales. The subjects include Sir Richard Woolley's review of 'The Journal of Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon' and of 'Herschel at the Cape: Diaries and Correspondence of Sir John Herschel'.
Dates: 1968-08 - 1972
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).
 Item

Letter from C.A. Murray, 1963-11-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/386
Scope and Contents A letter from C.A. Murray of the Royal Greenwich Observatory to Father D.J.K. O'Connell, Society of Jesus, of Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Rome, regarding the arrival of plates and volumes of the 'Astrographic Catalogue', a report on the Paris discussion on the Carte du Ciel, and equipment from Ferranti.
Dates: 1963-11-15
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).
 File

Miscellaneous papers, 1948 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/637
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous papers, including letters from Miss A.R. Hewerdine, Personal Secretary to Sir Richard Woolley, to 10 Downing Street and Buckingham Palace regarding the separation of the posts of Astronomer Royal and Director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory after Woolley's retirement; correspondence with the Revd Father D.J.K. O'Connell, former Director of the Specola Vaticana, Castel Gandolfo, Vatican City; letters from O.J. Eggen in South Africa; information sheets from the Science Research...
Dates: 1948 - 1970
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).
 File

Personal correspondence, I-Q, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/913
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines and publishers concerning books, articles and reviews; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include H. Bondi; Sir H. Spencer Jones; S. Kalametianos; B. Lindblad; N. Mayall; W. McCrea; W. Morgan;...
Dates: 1958 - 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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.