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Stibbs, Douglas Walter Noble, 1919 (astronomer)

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Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on building heights and microthermals, 1973-01-15 - 1973-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/126
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of Redman, D.W.N. Stibbs, and V.C. Reddish, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, regarding building heights and microthermals, with a letter to G.T. Carpenter, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, correcting an error in the report on microthermal tests made for the Anglo-Australian Telescope that Redman had previously sent him.

Dates: 1973-01-15 - 1973-01-24
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 La Palma, 1974-04-22 - 1974-06-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/130
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews, and Dr C.J. Durrant, Fraunhofer Institut, regarding progress with the Spanish authorities and the German site tests at La Palma. There is also a copy of H.A. Brück's letter to H. Atkinson on German optimism regarding the use of La Palma for astronomy.

Dates: 1974-04-22 - 1974-06-17
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 150-inch telescope, 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/429
Scope and Contents A circular letter from Redman inviting comments on the design of the 150-inch telescope from prospective users, with replies from D.W. Dewhirst and R.V. Willstrop, University of Cambridge Observatory; H.A. Brück, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; V.C. Reddish, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.C.B. Gascoigne; D.E. Blackwell, Oxford University Observatory; R.H. Stoy, Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope; A.D. Thackeray, Radcliffe Observatory; D.W.N. Stibbs, St Andrews University Observatory,...
Dates: 1967-06-20 - 1967-09-12
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 Board of Visitors, 1963 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/698
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the Royal Greenwich Observatory Board of Visitors, 1963-1965, including correspondence with W.H. McCrea, Convenor; material on the nomination of D.W.N. Stibbs to the Board; minutes of meetings; correspondence on the management of the Isaac Newton Telescope and the projected merging of the Board of Management with the Board of Visitors; and papers on the dissolution of the Board of Visitors and the setting up of the Royal Greenwich Observatory Committee. There...
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 on the N.H.O., 1972-10-25 - 1972-11-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/171
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with potential users of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and arrangements for meetings. The correspondents are D.W.N. Stibbs; H.A. Brück; R. Wilson and D. McNally, University of London Observatory; J. Ring; J.D. McGee and B.C. Morgan, Imperial College of Science and Technology; Mrs M. Burbidge and A. Hunter, Royal Greenwich Observatory; Z. Kopal, University of Manchester; A.J. Meadows, University of Leicester; and Dr Vesecky, University of Leicester.

Dates: 1972-10-25 - 1972-11-21
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 UK and Irish institutions, 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/568
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including Professor P.A. Sweet of the Department of Astronomy, University of Glasgow; M.V. Ovenden, University of Glasgow; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; Professor D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory of St Andrews; T. Rackham of the Department of Astronomy, University of Manchester; P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin;...
Dates: 1964-01-21 - 1968-03-26
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).
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Correspondence with U.K. and Irish institutions, 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/576
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland observatories and universities, including P.A. Wayman of the Dunsink Observatory, Co. Dublin; H.A. Brück, Astronomer Royal for Scotland, of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; S.F. Dermott of the Royal Military College of Science, Shrivenham, Wiltshire; D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory, St Andrews; J. Darius of the University of London Observatory; S.Y. Haeri of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and...
Dates: 1968-10-28 - 1971-10-23
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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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 D.W.N. Stibbs, 1965-12-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/469
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.W.N. Stibbs, University of St Andrews, to Sir Richard Woolley enquiring whether there is any possibility that one of his research students, T. Lloyd Evans, would obtain financial support to research galactic clusters at the Radcliffe Observatory.

Dates: 1965-12-04
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 D.W.N. Stibbs, 1973-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/197
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.W.N. Stibbs regarding the paper by R.C. Bingham, Royal Greenwich Observatory, that was attached to the papers of the last N.H.O. Planning Committee meeting, and discussing unwanted submissions by people outside the Committee.

Dates: 1973-07-20
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. Atkinson, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/237
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from H.H. Atkinson to D.W.N. Stibbs, 1 November 1972, enclosing Hans Elsässer's graph of the total area of optical telescopes as a function of time for different countries.

Dates: 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).
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Letter from Margaret Burbidge, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/162
Scope and Contents

A letter from Margaret Burbidge to D.W.N. Stibbs, incoming chairman of N.H.O. Planning Committee, 21 August 1972, enclosing a chart of the proposed project team; a flow chart depicting the sequence of events leading to the installation of two main telescopes; and a preliminary estimate for the removal of the Isaac Newton Telescope to a Mediterranean site, based on discussions with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.

Dates: 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).
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Letter from Sir Richard Woolley, 1965-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/470
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs expressing support for T. Lloyd Evans's research and informing him that he will write to the Science Research Council to request financing for this work.

Dates: 1965-12-10
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 Sir Richard Woolley, 1965-12-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 48/472
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs informing him that he will be writing to the Radcliffe Trustees to ask them to offer T. Lloyd Evans an appointment.

Dates: 1965-12-13
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 from T. Lloyd Evans, 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/236
Scope and Contents

A photostat of a handwritten letter from T. Lloyd Evans, 25 August 1972, Royal Observatory, Edinburgh, to D.W.N. Stibbs, regarding the state of British optical astronomy and telescope design needs.

Dates: 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).
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Letter to Dr Stibbs, 1973-03-22

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 12/62
Scope and Contents

A letter from Dr Hunter to Professor D.W.N. Stibbs, University Observatory, St Andrews, Scotland, regarding the Northern Hemisphere Observatory and the organisation of the Astronomy, Space and Radio Board's activities.

Dates: 1973-03-22
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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Letter to D.W.N. Stibbs, 1965-07-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/405
Scope and Contents

A letter from Sir Richard Woolley to D.W.N. Stibbs of the University Observatory, St Andrews, querying details of Stibbs's paper M.N. 116,453.

Dates: 1965-07-21
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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Letters to D.W.N. Stibbs, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/240
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters from D.E. Blackwell, J.V. Peach and S.V.M. Clube to D.W.N. Stibbs, 2-16 January 1973, expressing concern about the Northern Hemisphere Observatory Planning Committee discussions on the nature of the telescopes to be installed at the N.H.O. and giving their views on policy and design.

Dates: 1973
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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Papers on site testing, 1963 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/1
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the testing of suitable sites for astronomical telescopes:A copy of 'Kitt Peak National Observatory Contributions', No. 45, entitled 'First report on the site selection survey for the National Astronomical Observatory', 1963 reprint (originally issued in 1958).A copy of a report in German by V.H. Elsässer of the Max Plank Institut für Astronomie concerning site testing in Spain, 1970.A memorandum by J.B. Alexander entitled 'Possible Site of the...
Dates: 1963 - 1973
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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Papers on the A.S.R. Review Panel, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/32
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Astronomy, Space and Radio Review Panel:A letter from R. Lindgren on the A.S.R. Review Panel and the Royal Greenwich Observatory's role in the future, 1973.A letter from R. St. J. Walker asking for the views of senior staff on the future of the R.G.O., 1973.A letter from H.H. Atkinson, 1973, enclosing a letter from J. Ring of Imperial College, London, giving his views on the Astronomy, Space and Radio Review.Memorandum...
Dates: 1973
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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Papers on the Instrumentation Review Panel, 1972 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/7
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers regarding the Instrumentation Review Panel:Papers relating to the meeting of the Instrumentation Review Panel on 18 October 1972, regarding the agenda (IRP 3); classification of documents (IRP 2); membership list (IRP 3); I.R.P. present arrangements (IRP 4); and the I.R.P. Research Fellowship at the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh (IRP 5). The papers also include APG 229, V.C. Reddish's proposal for a focal reducer and a multi-star spectrometer...
Dates: 1972 - 1973
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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