Correspondence with the Royal Society, 1963 - 1968
Scope and Contents
Correspondence with the Secretary and members of the Royal Society regarding the provision in London of a science centre and new accommodation for the Learned Societies; the nomination of persons for Fellowships; travel arrangements for persons involved with the Anglo-Australian Telescope; arrangements for the Royal Greenwich Observatory exhibit at the Conversazione marking the quarter-centenary of Galileo's birth on 9 July 1964; travel expenses and grants for Nautical Almanac Office staff to visit Brazil for a symposium on aeronomy; and the Annual Report of the Gassiot Committee for 1965.
There is also correspondence concerning Royal Society Committees, listed under former references 50.31-35, as follows: British National Committee for Astronomy (50.31); Anglo-Australian Telescope Committee (50.32); Paul Instrument Fund (50.33); Joint Permanent Eclipse Committee (50.34); and Miscellaneous, including comments and correspondence of the Royal Society on the Science Research Council and the Trend Report which recommended its formation (50.35).
- 1963 - 1968
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Finding aid date
- From the Series: Woolley, Richard van der Reit, Sir, 1906 - 1986 (Knight, astronomer) (Person)