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Microfilms of RGO Archives Collections, 1964 - 2004

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 36

Scope and Contents

Microfilms of records in the R.G.O. Archives. There are three main series - RGO 1-3 (John Flamsteed, Edmond Halley, James Bradley and Nathaniel Bliss), RGO 6 (G.B. Airy) and RGO 14 (Board of Longitude) - and a fourth, miscellaneous series.


  • Creation: 1964 - 2004


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


358 item(s) (358 microfilms) : microfilm

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

A handlist for RGO 36/3 can be found in the 'RGO Handlist (Staff Desk)' in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Most of the microfilms were made by the Public Record Office and presented subsequently to the R.G.O. Archives. The remaining microfilms were produced by Cambridge University Library and other institutions.


This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. It was emended in Jan. and Mar. 2009 by Zoe A. Rees and in Sep. 2017 by Dr Emma Saunders.

Date information

DateText: start date approximate.

Finding aid date

2007-02-05 12:20:12+00:00

Includes index.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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