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Drafts of speeches, 1947 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/627

Scope and Contents

Articles and drafts of speeches, including the following items:

Speech delivered by Sir Richard Woolley when the University of Uppsala, Sweden, conferred upon him the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa.

Booklet titled 'Astronomical Insights', published by the Australian Broadcasting Commission, 1970.

Article by Woolley reprinted from the 'Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society', Vol. 3, 1962, concerning the Isaac Newton Telescope.

Article by Woolley reprinted from the 'Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society', Vol. 7, November 1961, regarding Sir Harold Spencer Jones.

Copy of the November 1964 edition of the 'Horological Journal', including Woolley's British Horological Institute Presidential Address titled 'Timekeepers in the Sky'.

Draft of the speech given by Woolley when he became Master of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers.

Presidential Address of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science delivered by Woolley in August 1947 on 'Opportunities for Astrophysical Work in Australia'.

Article titled 'A Discussion on Problems of Stellar Evolution under the Leadership of F. Hoyle, F.R.S.', reprinted from the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society', A, Vol. 260, 1961.

Article by Woolley titled 'A Study of the Equilibrium of Globular Clusters', reprinted from the 'Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society', Vol. 114, 1954.

'Supplement to the Australian Journal of Science' by Woolley titled 'The Solar Corona' and dated 21 October 1947.

Draft of an address by Woolley on 'Astronomy and Cosmology' delivered to the Australian Academy of Science on 13 November 1954.


  • Creation: 1947 - 1970


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Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:57:16+00:00

Includes index.

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