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Correspondence on staff appointments, 1880 - 1911

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/77

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the appointment of staff at the Cape Observatory:

Letter on the appointment of a mechanic and two Kroomen, 24 August 1880.

Correspondence regarding the appointment of W.H. Cox as Junior Assistant, January-September 1883.

Correspondence concerning the appointment of J. Read, R. Woodgate and A. Cochrane as computers, and general correspondence between D. Gill and W.H.M. Christie on the difficulty of finding computers, March 1889 - February 1890.

Correspondence between D. Gill, W.H.M. Christie and the Admiralty regarding the revision of staff scales of pay, 30 October 1883 - 6 October 1884.

Correspondence between D. Gill, W.H.M. Christie and the Admiralty on age limits for the employment of computers, December 1884.

Correspondence between D. Gill, W.H.M. Christie and the Admiralty regarding regulations for second class assistants, July 1893.

Correspondence between T. Halm and the Civil Service Commission on the notification of vacancies, July 1909.

Notices of the appointments of computers between 23 February 1897 and 16 November 1911.















Dates

  • 1880 - 1911

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

N2

Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:29:39+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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