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Pope, John D, 1929 (astronomer)

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Found in 111 Collections and/or Records:

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A.A.T. Technical Report 1, 1967-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1221
Scope and Contents

Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 1 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner

Dates: 1967-06
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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A.A.T. Technical Report 2, 1967-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1222
Scope and Contents

Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 2 by S.G.B. Gascoigne, J.D. Pope, Redman and H. Wehner.

Dates: 1967-08
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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A.A.T. Technical Report 3, 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1226
Scope and Contents

Anglo-Australian Telescope Technical Report No. 3 by Redman, J.D. Pope and others, March 1968, including reports on optical design and drive control systems. There are also notes by Redman for the Technical Committee meeting in February, dated 19 January 1968.

Dates: 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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Comparisons of data, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/1000
Scope and Contents

A copy of data provided by J.D. Pope, 18 September 1973, for a 'Comparison of Properties of ULE Titanium Silicate (Corning) and Zerodur (Schott) and Cervit (Owen-Illinois)'.

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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Correspondence of J.D. Pope, 1967-10-03 - 1967-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/436
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J.D. Pope regarding possible arrangements for the upper end of the telescope tube, including copies of Pope's letters to S.C.B. Gascoigne and Hermann Wehner, his notes on the choice of primary mirror hole size and form of sky baffles and on upper end alternatives, and comments on the bids for the Kitt Peak National Observatory.

Dates: 1967-10-03 - 1967-12-06
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 of J.D. Pope, 1968-05-13 - 1968-07-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/448
Scope and Contents

Correspondence of J.D. Pope with Redman, Hermann Wehner and M.H. Jeffery regarding Pope's drawings 03-006, 03-022, 03-023, 03-024, 03-019, 03-025, 03-026 and 03-027. The letters include discussion on sky baffles and declination bearings in the horseshoe yoke. There are also notes on the Anglo-Australian Telescope primary mirror cell radial supports and mirror lifting device and the end-ring focussing proposals.

Dates: 1968-05-13 - 1968-07-04
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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Correspondence of J.D. Pope, 1973-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/129
Scope and Contents

A letter from J.D. Pope, 28 September 1973, with copies of his correspondence with D.M. Denison, Royal Air Force Institute of Aviation Medicine, concerning altitude problems in Hawaii.

Dates: 1973-09
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 a NHO/PILOT meeting, 1972-06-01 - 1972-06-08

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/154
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the agenda for the proposed joint meeting between the N.H.O. Panel on Drive and Control and Mountings and P.I.L.O.T. (Panel on Instrumentation for Large Optical Telescopes) on 15 June 1972. The letters include the views of J.D. Pope and V.C. Reddish on items for discussion. There is also a copy of a letter from Redman to B.N. Watts, 6 June 1972, expressing his thoughts on the agenda, and Watts's reply of 8 June, containing suggestions as to what may be covered under...
Dates: 1972-06-01 - 1972-06-08
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 contracts, 1969-04-03 - 1969-07-31

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/473
Scope and Contents Correspondence with G.E. Manville, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; M.H. Jeffery; and S.C.B. Gascoigne regarding Jeffery's visit to Britain; arrangements for meetings; Redman's visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd to discuss mirror blanks and tests, including his report of the visit; and Redman and Gascoigne's proposed visit to Owens-Illinois Inc. There is a copy of a letter from D.S. Brown, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, to R.R. Heraty, 5 June 1969, enclosing a...
Dates: 1969-04-03 - 1969-07-31
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 design issues, 1968-07-05 - 1968-08-05

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/452
Scope and Contents A copy of a letter from M.H. Jeffery to J.F. Hosie, 5 July 1968, regarding the mirror figuring and tube contract, enclosing a copy of Jeffery's letter to J.D. Pope, 2 July 1968, concerning automatic focussing, end focussing, primary figuring, optical alignment tolerance, the primary mirror cell, access to the Cassegrain cage, hydrostatic bearings, Koban-type declination bearings and the tube contract. There are also letters to Jeffery from Redman, 6 July, and Pope, 11 July, regarding points...
Dates: 1968-07-05 - 1968-08-05
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 Mauna Kea site, 1973-04-09 - 1973-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/128
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Dr K.O. Wright, Dominican Astrophysical Observatory; H.H. Atkinson, Science Research Council; H.A. Brück; J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory; and B. McInnes, regarding the possible use of the Mauna Kea site for a telescope. There are also Redman's comments on the draft memorandum of the Site Testing Project on possible observatory sites in the Northern Hemisphere.

Dates: 1973-04-09 - 1973-09-26
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 mercury girdle tests, 1973-12-12 - 1974-01-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/591
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding mercury girdle tests, including a telex from D.S. Brown to Hermann Wehner, 12 December 1973, reporting the results of the optical tests; a cable from P.R. Gillingham suggesting that the girdle is not acceptable optically for the f/8 mirror; and Redman's correspondence with Wehner on a comparison of the Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd and British Scientific Instrument Research Association band results, with reference to power cuts and optical tests on the F/15...
Dates: 1973-12-12 - 1974-01-17
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 mountings, 1972-06-19 - 1972-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/155
Scope and Contents

Letters from J.D. Pope, Royal Greenwich Observatory, and letters received by him from V.C. Reddish and J.C. Farrell, regarding the relative costs of altazimuth and equatorial mountings, including a request by Pope that the Panel on Drive and Control and Mountings report be amended to present a more realistic assessment.

Dates: 1972-06-19 - 1972-06-29
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 primary mirror tests, 1971-12-20 - 1972-01-24

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/548
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding primary mirror tests, including a copy of a letter from Redman and S.C.B. Gascoigne to W.A. Goodsell, 20 December 1971, reporting on their visit to Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; a copy of a letter from Redman to Gascoigne, 28 December 1971, enclosing Redman's notes on his visit to the company on 16-17 December; a letter from J.D. Pope, 27 December 1971, regarding his visit to the company with Gascoigne on 23 December, and concerning the support system tests...
Dates: 1971-12-20 - 1972-01-24
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 Redman's visit, 1967-05-04 - 1967-06-10

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/299
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding Redman's visit to Kitt Peak and Vancouver to discuss design proposals for the Anglo-Australian Telescope. The correspondents are C.S. Beals, Ontario; J.F. Hosie; W.L. Francis; S.C.B. Gascoigne, Mount Stromlo Observatory, who encloses an interim report prepared by him and Hermann Wehner on 'A Visit of the 150-inch Technical Committee to the USA. May 1967'; and J.D. Pope. There are handwritten drafts of letters from Redman to W.L. Francis, 20 May 1967, and (on the...
Dates: 1967-05-04 - 1967-06-10
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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Correspondence on secondary blanks, 1970-01-29 - 1970-02-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/500
Scope and Contents

A letter from D.W. Cunliffe, 29 January 1970, regarding inspection data for the secondary blanks, enclosing copies of tables compiled by J.D. Pope, and a copy of a letter from Redman to H.C. Minnett, 3 February 1970, concerning Cunliffe's letter and Redman's proposed inspection of the blanks at Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd.

Dates: 1970-01-29 - 1970-02-03
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 spur and helical gears, 1970-12-02 - 1970-12-14

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/520
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding an enquiry by Roger Cayrel, Observatoire de Meudon, on the use of spur and helical gears. Redman gives his views and refers the enquiry to J.D. Pope. There is also a letter from J. Rothwell to Cayrel, 14 December 1970.

Dates: 1970-12-02 - 1970-12-14
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 telescope design, 1973-09-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/256
Scope and Contents

A copy of a letter from Redman to J.D. Pope, 27 September 1973, commenting on enclosed letters from B.H. Rule, Las Campanas Observatory, to J.D. Pope, 13 September 1973, and W.C. Lewis, Corning Glass Works, 16 May 1973, regarding fused silicon 7940 for the 101-inch primary telescope mirror and U.L.E. 7971 for the secondary mirror. Redman expresses the view that U.L.E. is a serious competitor to Cervit as a mirror blank material.

Dates: 1973-09-27
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 Cervit rod, 1970-12-21 - 1971-01-18

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/524
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with J.D. Pope and William A. Goodsell, and a handwritten record of a telephone conversation with P. Gillingham, regarding the Cervit Rod Focus Stabiliser, with a copy of the proposal by Pope and Gillingham for a modified system.

Dates: 1970-12-21 - 1971-01-18
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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Correspondence on the first Coudé flat, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/501
Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence concerning the first Coudé flat, comprised of a letter from J.D. Pope to D.S. Brown, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, 25 February 1970; Brown to Pope, 9 March 1970; and H.C. Minnett to Brown, 28 April 1970.

Dates: 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).
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Correspondence on the Instrumentation Conference, 1968-07-03 - 1968-08-03

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/633
Scope and Contents

A letter from S.C.B. Gascoigne, 3 July 1968, and Redman's reply of 8 July, regarding the programme for the Instrumentation Conference in Cambridge, with a copy of Redman's letter to J.D. Pope, 3 August 1968, requesting telescope drawings so that slides can be made for his talk on the Anglo-Australian Telescope.

Dates: 1968-07-03 - 1968-08-03
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 M.D.C. Report, 1972-07-14 - 1972-07-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/157
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with B.N. Watts, V.C. Reddish and J.D. Pope regarding the draft report of the meeting of the Northern Hemisphere Observatory M.D.C. Panel (the Panel on Drive and Control and Mountings) on 15 June 1972, with addendum to the report concerning the relative costs of altazimuth and equatorial mountings.

Dates: 1972-07-14 - 1972-07-27
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 mirror alignment system, 1970-04-23 - 1970-06-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/506
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the mirror alignment system and Redman's inspection, including a letter from H.C. Minnett, 23 April 1970, enclosing copies of his correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd on the 'Alignment System for the Anglo-Australian Telescope, Stage I Report', which includes Redman's pencilled comments; Redman's correspondence with Minnett and D.S. Brown regarding his inspection of mirror blanks, the first Coudé flat, crystallites in the optical surface of the...
Dates: 1970-04-23 - 1970-06-09
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 mirror blank, 1969-08-11 - 1969-08-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/478
Scope and Contents Letters and telex messages regarding payment for and acceptance of the Owens-Illinois Inc. CER-VIT mirror blank. The correspondence includes a letter from R.R. Heraty to M.H. Jeffery, 11 August 1969, enclosing a finishing schedule bar chart and referring to the photographic birefringence record; correspondence regarding mirror strain, including a telex from Jeffery containing S.C.B. Gascoigne's opinion and referring to J.D. Pope's tests on central holes in secondary blanks; and a copy of...
Dates: 1969-08-11 - 1969-08-26
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).
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Correspondence on the mission to Australia, 1964-05-30 - 1964-07-15

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/622
Scope and Contents Redman's correspondence regarding the Southern Hemisphere Telescope Committee mission to Australia. The correspondents are B.J. Bok; J. Tuson and C. Jolliffe, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; D.L. Crawford, Kitt Peak National Observatory; J.D. Pope; R. Woolley; and T.M. Cherry, President, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra. The correspondence refers to Redman's travel arrangements and to meetings with Kitt Peak National Observatory staff at Tucson, and with B.J. Bok in...
Dates: 1964-05-30 - 1964-07-15
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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