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Staff correspondence, 1971 - 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 11/21

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Sir Richard Woolley and E.M. Burbidge concerned mainly with travel and accommodation, 1971. There is also correspondence with senior staff of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, mostly A. Hunter and B. Pagel, 1971-1972, mainly regarding staff matters, such as appointments to short-term vacancies. These letters include correspondence on a letter which appeared in 'The Times' criticising the siting of the Isaac Newton Telescope at Herstmonceux. There is also a letter from A. Hunter to W.H. McCrea suggesting that he might write a history of the Royal Observatory (the book was eventually published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office in 1975).

Dates

  • 1971 - 1972

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

EMB 20.2

Finding aid date

2006-07-13 12:12:17+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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