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RGO Laurie Project's 'Staff Memories' series of sound recordings, 1986 - 1987

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 86/4

Scope and Contents

A series of recordings produced by the Laurie Project to present an anecdotal and personal record of the Observatory's history. The interviewees were ex- and current members of staff, recounting their memories of the Observatory. Some interviewees include memories of the First World War period, though most concentrate on the post-war period.

A partial set of transcripts is catalogued at RGO 86/4/21.


  • 1986 - 1987

Conditions Governing Access

Please request access copies catalogued at RGO 86/4/19. The provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply to access. Item RGO 86/4/13 is restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Crown Copyright


59 cassette(s) (59 compact cassette tapes) : audio tape & paper

7 folder(s)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

RGO Internally generated records


The Laurie Project, RGO

Finding aid date

2015-03-19 14:42:14+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.