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General correspondence, C-G, 1921 - 1941

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/14

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous correspondence:

Correspondence with J.A. Carroll, 1933-1935 and 1938-1941, regarding new calculating machines, possible candidates for the Nautical Almanac Office and various papers required by L.J. Comrie.

Correspondence with Mrs M.E. Clarke, 1928-1937, concerning her appointment at the Nautical Almanac Office as Miss Williams and subsequent discharge on marriage.

Correspondence with the Revd M. Davidson, 1935-1940.

Correspondence with P. Davis, 1934-1936.

Correspondence with W. Edwards Denning of the United States Department of Agriculture, 1937, concerning tables published in the 'Nautical Almanac'.

Correspondence with and concerning G. Deutschland, 1938-1939. Deutschland came to England in early 1939 to escape from the Nazis and was eventually given work by the Nautical Almanac Office.

A short history of the 'Nautical Almanac' issued in connection with the visit of delegates to the Empire Surveyors Conference, 16 July 1931. There are also copies of L.J. Comrie's remarks and the programme for a visit to the Royal Observatory.

Correspondence with J.K. Fotheringham, 1921-1939, concerned mainly with his calendar article for the 'Nautical Almanac'.

Correspondence with S.F. Grace, Liverpool, 1934, on setting up an applied mathematics laboratory and on calculating machines.

















Dates

  • 1921 - 1941

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Finding aid date

2006-08-18 12:16:13+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

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