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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1938 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/623

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence, including the following items:

Correspondence with the Ordnance Survey Office concerning the triangulation station on the roof of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1945.

Two unsigned poems: 'The Jeeping Frog of Alamein' and 'Britain's Challenge', 1945.

Letter from J.J. Nissen concerning rumours of Dr Perrine's death, 1943.

Letter to Dr R.G. Aitken concerning the death of Sir Frank Dyson, 1939.

Correspondence with the India Office, Whitehall, concerning Board of Longitude records, 1938, with a copy of an extract from the Board of Longitude Minutes.


  • Creation: 1938 - 1945


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:38:56+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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