Papers of Herstmonceux Conferences, 1960 - 1996
Scope and Contents
RGO 56 contains a wide range of papers relating to the Herstmonceux Conferences, including correspondence, programmes, forms, list of participants, seating plans, menus and invoices. There are also black and white group photographs of the delegates.
- Creation: 1960 - 1996
- From the Management Group: Royal Greenwich Observatory (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
The Herstmonceux Conferences were held once a year from 1957 at Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, and subsequently at Cambridge. The delegates were invited from throughout the world, and attended a series of lectures and talks on topics of astronomical interest.
3 archive box(es) (3 boxes) : paper/photograph
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material regarding the Herstmonceux Conference has been added periodically to the R.G.O. Archives. Details of later accessions can be found in the relevant sections of the catalogue.
This description was created by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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