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Jones, Sir Harold Spencer, 1890-1960 (Knight, astronomer)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1890 - 1960

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Other level

Correspondence and papers, July 1943-Dec. 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8726/B.24
Scope and Contents

Includes minutes of 11th meeting of the Lens Sub-Committee held at the M A P on 22 December 1943 and chaired by L.C. Martin; Linfoot attended for the first time at this meeting

Dates: July 1943-Dec. 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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

Correspondence and papers re: Linfoot's consultancy work for Grubb Parsons, including Isaac Newton telescope, 1946-1958

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8726/C.7-C.12
Scope and Contents

Principal correspondents were G.M. Sisson and G.E. Manville

Dates: 1946-1958
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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 between Linfoot and the Astronomer Royal and others re: Isaac Newton Telescope; Isaac Newton Observatory Board of Management papers and other committee papers, 1947-1959 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8726/C.13-C.21
Scope and Contents From the File: In 1946 Linfoot entered an agreement with Grubb Parsons to act as a consultant in astronomical designs. He was to assist 'by technical advice on computation and the arrangement of optical systems for astronomical instruments' and 'by practical advice and quality assessment in the testing and manufacture of astronomical systems'. In 1950 he reached a separate consultancy agreement with Grubb Parsons in respect of their undertaking the manufacture of the optical parts for the Isaac Newton...
Dates: 1947-1959 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).