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Correspondence on Siding Spring Observatory, 1969-06-26 - 1969-07-25

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 37/479

Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the building design and layout at the Siding Spring Observatory, including Redman's correspondence with Hermann Wehner concerning the modified darkroom-layout, with a drawing, and also the dome layout, which Redman has discussed with R. Griffin, R.V. Willstrop and W. Sargent; a letter from M.H. Jeffery enclosing a copy of Macdonald, Wagner and Priddle's report on mountain top development, 11 July 1969; a letter from Jeffery, 23 July 1969, referring to his visit to Britain in August; and a letter from A.W. Rodgers, 23 July 1969, giving his views on the dome layout and the provision of social facilities for observers.


  • Creation: 1969-06-26 - 1969-07-25


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36 page(s)

Language of Materials


Finding aid date

2007-03-15 14:54:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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