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Martin, David Christie, Sir, 1914 - 1976 (Knight, Secretary of the Royal Society)

 Person

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on a kinetheodolite, 1964 - 1966

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/897
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the use of a kinetheodolite at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including the following items:Letters from Sir Richard Woolley to R.C. Vanderburgh of the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, 1964, giving him details of observations made during February 1964.Report from R. Atkinson to D.C. Martin of the Royal Society on the first six months of kinetheodolite observations, 1964.Correspondence between R.H. Stoy and Sir Richard Woolley...
Dates: 1964 - 1966
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 14th I.A.U. Assembly, 1968-05-13 - 1971-02-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/583
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the National Committee for the 14th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union, including correspondence with D.C. Martin of the Royal Society and with Sir Bernard Lovell of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank.

Dates: 1968-05-13 - 1971-02-26
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 on the Astronomy Committee, 1967-01-04 - 1971-12-07

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/580
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and some related papers regarding the British National Committee for Astronomy, including correspondence with H. Bondi of King's College, London; correspondence with D.C. Martin of the Royal Society; various British National Committee for Astronomy circulars; correspondence with Sir Bernard Lovell of the Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, Jodrell Bank; and a paper on the Copernicus Quincentenary.

Dates: 1967-01-04 - 1971-12-07
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 Eclipse Committee, 1967-01-20 - 1968-04-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/581
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee, including correspondence with D.C. Martin of the Royal Society and with C.W. Allen of the University of London Observatory, Secretary of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee.

Dates: 1967-01-20 - 1968-04-30
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 E.S.O., 1953

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/70
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter D.C. Martin, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society, to Redman, 16 December 1953, informing him that he had been nominated to attend as an observer at a meeting of representatives from Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Sweden to discuss the proposed international observatory in the southern hemisphere. There is also a copy of a letter from J.H. Oort, Leiden Observatory, to H. Spencer Jones, 9 December 1953, inviting him to the meeting and briefing him on his...
Dates: 1953
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 E.S.O., 1953-12-29 - 1954-01-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/72
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from D.C. Martin to members of the British National Committee for Astronomy, 29 December 1953, asking them for their views on an attached memorandum by Redman on the proposed Southern Hemisphere Observatory before he attends a meeting in Leiden on 25 January. There are copies of the replies received from J. Jackson; W.H. McCrea, Royal Holloway College; T.G. Cowling, Leeds University; H. Spencer Jones; D.H. Sadler, H.M. Nautical Almanac Office; H.H. Plaskett, Oxford...
Dates: 1953-12-29 - 1954-01-15
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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Correspondence on the E.S.O., 1954-02-02 - 1954-02-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/75
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to D.C. Martin, 2 February 1954, regarding a report of the Leiden meeting on the proposed Southern Hemisphere Observatory, with a letter to the Secretaries of the Royal Society from the Chairman of the meeting (Bertil Lindblad, Director of the Stockholm Observatory), 27 January 1954, disagreeing with the British attitude articulated by Redman.

Dates: 1954-02-02 - 1954-02-27
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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Correspondence on the E.S.O., 1954-04 - 1954-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/81
Scope and Contents A letter from H. Spencer Jones to Redman, 5 April 1954, informing him that the Paris Academy has adopted and forwarded to the French government a similar resolution to that signed at Leiden respecting a new southern observatory. There are handwritten notes by Redman on the reverse of the letter, including text from the French resolution found in 'Comptes Rendus'. There is also a copy of a letter from Spencer Jones to D.C. Martin, 4 May 1954, quoting a letter from Dr P. Bourgeois, Director of...
Dates: 1954-04 - 1954-05
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 James Cook Sub-committee, 1968-04-01 - 1969-09-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/584
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the James Cook Sub-committee, including correspondence with Sir Harold Hartley of the Central Electricity Generating Board; correspondence with D.C. Martin of the Royal Society; extracts from the Royal Society records of the James Cook expeditions; a paper by Sir Richard Woolley titled 'Captain Cook and the Transit of Venus of 1769'; and correspondence with T.G. Mercer of St Albans.

Dates: 1968-04-01 - 1969-09-03
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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Correspondence on the National Committee, 1955-01-22 - 1955-05-13

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/101
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding sub-committee meetings and draft reports to the British National Committee for Astronomy, including a copy of a letter from R.H. Stoy to H. Spencer Jones, 22 January 1955, giving information about the Armagh, Radcliffe and Cape Observatories; revised drafts by Redman and H.H. Plaskett of the introduction of the report; a letter from Redman to W.M.H. Greaves, 9 April 1955, regarding the revised estimates for the European Southern Observatory, as given at the Paris...
Dates: 1955-01-22 - 1955-05-13
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 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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Letter to D.C. Martin, 1965-05-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/294
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to D.C. Martin, Royal Society, containing his amendments to the Southern Hemisphere Telescope draft SHT/5(65).

Dates: 1965-05-18
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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Letter to D.C. Martin, 1961-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 45/52
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter to D.C. Martin regarding proposing M.P. Candy and B.G. Marsden for membership of the International Astronomical Union.

Dates: 1961-01-04
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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