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Recordings of the proceedings of the Hanbury Brown Conference, Herstmonceux Castle, 23-26 Sep. 1986, 1986-09-23 - 1986-09-26

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 86/6/2/4

Scope and Contents

Eleven tapes of lectures and discussions during the conference covering 'Modern instrumentation and its effect on astronomy'. The conference was to commemorate the 70th birthday of Robert Hanbury Brown. Speakers were: Sir Richard Lovell, Sir F.G. Smith, A. Hewish, R. Schilizzi, J. Davies; D. Downes, A. Readhead, J. Dainty, J. Davis, G. Weigelt, J. Baldwin, J. Noorman, J. Angel, C. Hazard, K. Taylor, L. Woltjer, G. Illingworth, C. Wynne, A. Boksenberg, C. Mackay, P. Jordan, P. Wallace, N. Parker, V. Radhackrishnan, and R. Hanbury Brown.

Also, programme for the event and handwritten outline of the recordings.


  • Creation: 1986-09-23 - 1986-09-26


Conditions Governing Access

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11 cassette(s) (11 compact cassette tapes) : audio tape & paper

6 page(s)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

TDK AD90 cassette tapes

Former / Other Reference

RGO 86/28 & MISC 3/22

Finding aid date

2015-03-30 11:26:05+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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