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Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/588

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with the British National Committee for Astronomy regarding meetings, agenda and minutes of meetings, proposals, and reports on various projects. There is material regarding the computational needs of theoretical astronomy; the proposed institute of theoretical astronomy; the European Southern Observatory; the 9th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union; the International Polar Motion Service; grants in aid of travel; and frequency bands for radio astronomy. The correspondents include H.A. Brück, F. Hoyle, W.H. McCrea, H. Bondi, D.H. Sadler, Sir J. Carroll, T.G. Cowling and Sir Thomas Merton.


  • Creation: 1959 - 1961


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:37:09+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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