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Correspondence on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1957 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/486

Scope and Contents

General correspondence and other papers regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, and the Radcliffe Trust, including correspondence on the Observatory's instruments; the Radcliffe Trustees' agenda papers for the annual meetings; the Trust's balance sheets and accounts; papers on the Observatory's expenditure and estimates; material on the Radcliffe studentship; papers concerning the Radcliffe Trust Travelling Fellowship; papers on staff matters and salaries; applications to the Department of Science and Industrial Research for grants; reports of A.D. Thackeray, the Radcliffe Observer, to the Board of Trustees; and reports regarding the Wolverton Estate (part of the Radcliffe Estate).


  • 1957 - 1960

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:30:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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