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Correspondence with the press, 1958 - 1962

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/544

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with various newspapers and magazines concerning articles, interviews and reviews of books, including the following items:

Request from the Soviet Press for Richard Woolley's comments on the space flight, 1962.

Correspondence with Field Enterprises, the Educational Corporation and 'The Guardian', 1962.

Correspondence with the 'Yorkshire Post', the National Society for Clean Air and the Associated Press on the move to Herstmonceux and scientific progress, 1961.

Correspondence with the 'Sunday Times' concerning an appreciation of H. Spencer Jones, 1960.

Script of R. Woolley's talk for the British Council on the history of the Royal Observatory, 1959.

Cutting from the 'Evening Star', New Zealand, regarding an observatory at Otago, 1959.

Cutting from 'Nature' on the Royal Observatory, 1959.

Correspondence with the B.B.C. regarding a visit of H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh to Herstmonceux, 1958.

Correspondence with Dr Stoy at the Royal Observatory, Cape, 1958.

Newspaper cuttings on the move to Herstmonceux, the Royal Greenwich Observatory, the Cape and telescopes, 1958-1962.


  • 1958 - 1962

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:34:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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