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Miscellaneous correspondence, 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/554

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on miscellaneous matters, including correspondence with the National Institute of Oceanography; Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; the Department of Geodesy and Geophysics, University of Cambridge; the Economic League; the Hydrographic Department of the Admiralty, concerning applications from the B.B.C. and the 'Yorkshire Post' to give publicity to the Isaac Newton Telescope mirror; Professor C. Fehrenbach of the Observatoire de Marseille; Dr T. Dunham, Jr., Imperial College of Science and Technology, London; the Institution of Professional Civil Servants, regarding the Isaac Newton Telescope lens and the desirability of a large telescope in the southern hemisphere; R.O. Redman of The Observatories, Cambridge; Professor G. van Biesbroeck of the Kitt Peak National Observatory, Arizona; the Science Research Council, concerning progress with the construction of the Isaac Newton Telescope; Hall and Ham River Ltd, regarding the supply of ready-mixed concrete, etc., for the construction of the Isaac Newton Telescope building; and the editor of 'Spectrum' at the Central Office of Information.


  • Creation: 1959-07-17 - 1967-01-04


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:53:09+00:00

Includes index.

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