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Correspondence on the Isaac Newton Telescope, 1959-07-01 - 1966-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/545

Scope and Contents

Official correspondence regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope dome and building, including correspondence with the Hydrographic Department of the Navy; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Navy Works Department; A. Conder of the Observatoire de Paris; Barnes Wallis of Vickers-Armstrongs (Aircraft) Ltd; Sir William Hodge of the Royal Society; J.D. Pope of the Royal Greenwich Observatory; and Head Wrightson and Co. Ltd. There is also data from the English Electric Co. Ltd on geodetic rigid radomes.


  • Creation: 1959-07-01 - 1966-11-30


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:52:41+00:00

Includes index.

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