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Correspondence with the Royal Observatory, 1939 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/10

Scope and Contents

Two sets of correspondence with the Royal Observatory, Greenwich:

1. Correspondence regarding the appointment of R.H. Corham to the Nautical Almanac Office, the employment of P.J. Melotte and other Royal Observatory staff on calculations for H.M.S. 'Vernon', and other matters.

2. Correspondence regarding extending the wartime work of the Nautical Almanac Office, reports of bomb damage at the Royal Observatory and the printers Hammonds, and letters on arrangements for continuing foreign cooperation without Germany.


  • Creation: 1939 - 1941


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Pkts 14-15

Finding aid date

2006-08-18 12:16:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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