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Personal correspondence, I-Q, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/913

Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with magazines and publishers concerning books, articles and reviews; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include H. Bondi; Sir H. Spencer Jones; S. Kalametianos; B. Lindblad; N. Mayall; W. McCrea; W. Morgan; the Rev D.J.K. O'Connell; J.H. Oort; B. Pagel, with an article on 'Radial Velocity and Spectrum of HD 134646'; Buckingham Palace; the Imperial College of Science and Technology; the International Lunar Society; L'Institute d'Astrophysique of Belgium; the Institute of Physics; the Physical Society; Leeds University; the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society; the Meteorological Physics Department of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, with an article on solar particle beams, with diagrams; and the National Physical Laboratory. The papers also include correspondence on the death of Sir H. Spencer Jones, including obituary notices for 'Nature' and the 'Horological Journal', and a report of 'Annales d'Astrophysique'.


  • Creation: 1958 - 1961


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 14:36:33+00:00

Includes index.

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