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Correspondence on domes, 1894 - 1920

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/54

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the supply of a new canvas wind screen for the South East Dome, 1908.

Correspondence with Ewart and Son concerning the copper ribs for the Lassell Dome, 1896.

Correspondence with T. Cooke and Sons and the Director of Works concerning the removal of the Lassell Dome, 1894.

Correspondence with Sir Howard Grubb concerning an accident to the Astrographic Dome and the supply of a new shutter, 1894-1895, with two black and white photographs depicting the broken shutter of the Astrographic Dome lying in the courtyard.

Correspondence concerning the provision of two wind-screens for the East Dome and Equatorial telescopes, 1895.

Correspondence with T. Cooke and Sons concerning the repair of the revolving gear of the 28" Equatorial Dome, 1899.

Correspondence with W.F. Rabbidge concerning the examination of the shutter gearing for the South East Dome, 1912.

Correspondence with His Majesty's Dockyard concerning accident repairs to the South East Dome, 1915.

Correspondence with the Royal Naval College concerning additional electrical points for the darkroom, 1920.

Correspondence with T. Cooke and Sons concerning the repair of the 'wheel-work for opening the Dome' of the 28" Equatorial, 1906.

Correspondence concerning repairs to the South East Dome, 1908.

Correspondence with T. Cooke and Sons concerning repairs to the Lassell Dome, 1902-1903.





















Dates

  • 1894 - 1920

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

D4

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:41:05+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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