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Papers on the astronomical day, 1919 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/2

Scope and Contents

Papers concerning the change in reckoning of the astronomical day, including 'The Report of the Committee on the 24 Hour Method of Expressing Time', 1919; correspondence with the Hydrographer concerning documents; correspondence between D.H. Sadler and the Royal Astronomical Society; and handwritten notes by Sadler on the history and timetable of the proposed change.


  • Creation: 1919 - 1970


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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

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Finding aid date

2006-08-18 12:15:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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