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Papers on the Yapp Telescope, 1958 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/923

Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Yapp 36-inch Reflecting Telescope and the 30-inch Reflecting Telescope, concerned primarily with Cassegrain grating spectrographs, and including minutes of a meeting and designs for the apparatus. The papers also include correspondence between G.E. Manville; G.M. Sisson of Sir Howard Grubb, Parsons and Co. Ltd; Bausch and Lomb; H. Butler of the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; the United States Naval Observatory; B.E.J. Pagel; Sir Richard Woolley; and O.J. Eggen of the Royal Greenwich Observatory.


  • Creation: 1958 - 1961


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Finding aid date

2006-06-30 14:36:59+00:00

Includes index.

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