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Correspondence on estimates, 1965 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/701

Scope and Contents

(1) Correspondence regarding Navy estimates for the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1965-1966, including staff numbers, grades and salaries; out turn forecasts; statistics of personnel and grades; sketch estimates; appropriation accounts; and advance orders.

(2) Correspondence regarding Science Research Council estimates, 1965-1966, including the division of charges for the National Time Service; charging for the Nautical Almanac Office publications; and the 'mopping up of surplus funds'.

(3) Papers regarding Annual Estimates, 1967-1969, including expenditure at the Cape Observatory; Radcliffe estimates; stationery and printing estimates; the maintenance of towers and masts; Cape estimates; and house purchase at the Cape.

(4) Correspondence of 1965-1967 regarding various estimates, concerning receipts, rent, rates, etc.; capital; financial reports on the Isaac Newton Telescope; estimates for travel; postal estimates; and Cape estimates. There is also a copy of Civil estimates for 1965-1966.


  • Creation: 1965 - 1969


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 09:02:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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