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Correspondence with the Royal Society, 1959 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/592

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between the Astronomer Royal and the Royal Society on a variety of matters, including the following items:

Correspondence with R.H. Stoy concerning H. Spencer Jones' obituary notice, 1961.

Correspondence on the Royal Society Tercentenary Appeal, 1961.

Correspondence concerning various publications, including biographical data on H. Spencer Jones, 1961.

Correspondence on Royal Society medals.

Address to the Royal Society.

Correspondence on a visit to the Royal Greenwich Observatory by Fellows of Royal Society, covering the loan of a marquee, mess gear, arrangements for visitors, the programme, etc.

Report on a visit to Czechoslovakia, 1960.

Correspondence with Professor F. Hoyle and Dr Thornton, 1960.

Correspondence on exchange visits between the U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences and the Royal Society, 1960.

Survey on the main trends of inquiry in the field of the natural sciences, 1959.

Testimonial for William Herschel by the Astronomer Royal, with reference to the protection of Herschel's house in Slough, 1959.


  • Creation: 1959 - 1961


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:37:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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