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Statements on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1961-10 - 1966-09

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/543

Scope and Contents

General statements on progress with regard to the Isaac Newton Telescope, including correspondence with, among others, Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department; the Admiralty; the Ministry of Public Building and Works; D.E. Blackwell of the University Observatory, Oxford; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; and the Ministry of Defence. There are also several brief progress reports, and notes on a meeting between Sir Richard Woolley and representatives of the Navy Works Department, held at Herstmonceux on 1 December 1961.


  • 1961-10 - 1966-09

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Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:52:34+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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