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Personal papers, 1964-05-12 - 1966-12-06

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/666

Scope and Contents

Copies of correspondence and notes to the Astronomer Royal, including notes by P.S. Laurie on 'John 'Longitude' Harrison and the £20.000 Prize' by H. Quill; correspondence with J.J. Echevarrieta of the Ministerio de Defensa Nacional, Buenos Aires, regarding a possible visit to Herstmonceux by an Argentinian delegation; a note by D.H. Sadler on the staffing of H.M. Nautical Almanac Office; and a note by J.D. Pope concerning a proposed design for the Isaac Newton Telescope Coudé spectrograph.


  • Creation: 1964-05-12 - 1966-12-06


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Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:59:53+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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