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Correspondence on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1957 - 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/488

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and other papers regarding the Department of Science and Industrial Research Grant, Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, including correspondence on annual reports; letters regarding Department grants; correspondence concerning staff matters, appointments and salaries; correspondence on instruments and equipment for the Observatory; notes on Southern Hemisphere photometry; correspondence concerning M.W. Feast; papers on Southern Hemisphere observations, relating to the cosmic distance scale; a statement prepared by A.D. Thackeray, 1958; and a list of programmes in progress by Radcliffe staff.


  • Creation: 1957 - 1964


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:31:02+00:00

Includes index.

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