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Papers on the Royal Astronomical Society, 1948 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/649

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers regarding the Royal Astronomical Society, including the following items:

Correspondence of the Geophysical Committee with R.A. Lyttleton regarding the meeting of 24 November 1950.

Notices and agendas for meetings, including memoranda connected with an Inland Water Survey.

Letter from the Irish Tourist Board concerning the Astronomical Conference of September 1950.

Minutes of the Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee meetings of 13 June and 9 December 1949, and the annual report for 1949.

Council minutes for 13 January and 10 March 1950.

Minutes of the Committee for Radio Astronomy, 27 February 1950.

Memorandum by A.C.B. Lovell on 'A proposal for a 250ft aperture steerable paraboloid for use in Radio Astronomy'.

Miscellaneous memoranda and reports.


  • Creation: 1948 - 1950


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:40:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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