Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1964 - 1968
Scope and Contents
Australia: papers concerning the 150-inch telescope proposal, the use of the Isaac Newton Telescope at the Mount Stromlo Observatory, and other observatories.
Egypt: correspondence concerned mainly with the Helwan Observatory, including observing trips, maintenance and students studying at the Royal Greenwich Observatory.
Africa: correspondence with various African observatories, including the Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope, regarding the maintenance of equipment and the publishing of astronomical results.
Belgium: correspondence with the University of Liège, particularly Professor Swings.
Germany: correspondence with Professor Gliese of Heidelberg.
Greece: letter of accession from the new director of the Athens Observatory.
Holland: letter from Professor Minnaert regarding solar photographs.
Italy: correspondence with the Revd Father O'Connell regarding his work and that of Father Vives in Spain.
Japan: material on scholarship and fellowship awards by the Japanese government.
New Zealand: papers on the appointment of the government astronomer.
Portugal: material on students coming to England.
- 1964 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access
1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- Astronomical observatories
- Gliese, Wilhelm, 1915 - 1993 (astronomer)
- Helwan Observatory, Egypt
- Mount Stromlo Observatory, Australia
- New Zealand
- O'Connell, Daniel Joseph Kelly, 1896 - 1982 (astronomer)
- Royal Observatory, Cape of Good Hope
- From the Series: Woolley, Richard van der Reit, Sir, 1906 - 1986 (Knight, astronomer) (Person)