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Correspondence on computers, 1882 - 1912

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/132

Scope and Contents

Letter from the Secretary of the Admiralty regarding an explosion in the Chronometer Room and injuries to W. Bartlett, 1901.

Letter from the Astronomer Royal concerning compensation for a computer, 1901.

Letter from a group of computers regarding the Civil Service examinations, 1901.

Printed notice, lists, conditions, etc., for clerkship examinations in the Civil Service, 1906.

Letter from a group of computers regarding unsatisfactory conditions, with a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1910.

Lists of names for extra clerks' posts at the Civil Service, 1910.

Reference for J. Sheppard, 1910.

Letter from F.W. Dyson concerning the names of computers applying to the Civil Service and a list of these names, 1910.

Written copy of the reference for J. Sheppard, 1910.

Reference for J. Sheppard from the Zenith Department, 1910.

Reference for J. Sheppard from the Time Department, 1910.

Letter from the Admiralty concerning the forms of reference, 1910.

Letter from F.W. Dyson to Mr Scott concerning applications for extra clerks, 1910.

Two printed sheets giving the conditions of employment in the Civil Service, 1910.

Letter from the Admiralty rejecting a computer on medical grounds, 1911.

Letter from F.W. Dyson to the Admiralty regarding the above, 1912.

Telegram from the Admiralty regarding the addresses of computers, with a reply, 1912.

Telegram from the Admiralty regarding conditions of employment, with a telegram in reply, 1912.

Letter from F.W. Dyson regarding a reply to the above telegram, 1912.

Letter from the London County Council regarding vacancies for clerks, 1911.

Printed paper regarding examinations for the Postmaster General's office, 1911.

Printed paper regarding application for clerkships in the Civil Service, 1911.

Printed paper regarding an open examination for the Customs and Excise, 1911.

Printed paper regarding examinations for various Civil Service jobs, 1911.

Written listing of the attendance of computers at various examinations [1911].

Letter from Customs, London, regarding the temporary computer F.G. Taylor, with a reply from the Secretary of the Royal Observatory, 1882.

Letter from H.H. Turner regarding the short notice of his transfer to the Civil Service, 1886.

Letter from the Civil Service Commission regarding the above, with a reply from the Astronomer Royal, 1886.

Letter from the General Post Office regarding H.H. Turner's appointment, with a reply from Turner, 1886.

Letter from H.H. Turner to Horace Mann of the Civil Service regarding notice of leave, 1886.

Letter from Horace Mann regarding periods of notice, 1886.

Letter from the Astronomer Royal to the Metropolitan Board of Works regarding leave and notice, 1889.

Telegram regarding the appointment of a computer to the Metropolitan Board of Works, 1889.

Letter from the Metropolitan Board of Works regarding the appointment of H.A. Wise, 1889.

Letter from W.H.M. Christie to Customs and Excise regarding the appointment of a computer to the clerkship, 1893.

Letter from W.H.M. Christie regarding appointments to the Civil Service and notice periods, with a reply from Customs and Excise, 1893.

Letter from W.H.M. Christie to Customs and Excise regarding the appointment of a computer to a clerkship, 1893.

Letter from the Civil Service Commissioners regarding notice, 1893.

Letter granting Sydney Phillips permission to attend an examination, 1886.

Two letters granting William Russell permission to attend examinations, 1890.

Letter granting William Russell permission to attend an examination, 1891.

Two letters granting Alfred Miskin permission to attend examinations, 1891.

Letter granting George Allworth permission to attend an examination, 1891.

Letter granting A.P. Miskin permission to attend an examination, 1892.

Letter granting David Edney permission to attend an examination, 1892.

Letter granting G.A. Allworth permission to attend an examination, 1892.

Letter granting Charles Davidson permission to attend an examination, 1892.

Letter granting H.H. Turner permission to attend an examination, 1893.





























































































Dates

  • 1882 - 1912

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

M1

Finding aid date

2006-03-30 10:43:57+00:00

Includes index.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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