Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8726/C.37-C.60
Scope and Contents
At the end of the Second World War, St Andrews decided to equip its new Observatory (built 1939-40) with a 30 - 36-inch Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope and Linfoot accepted an invitation to take charge of the theoretical-optical side of the project as temporary external collaborator. The material is principally Linfoot's correspondence with the Observatory's first Director, E. Finlay-Freundlich, and the Instrument-maker to the Observatory, R.L. Waland. There are also Linfoot's MS notes and...
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