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Correspondence on the Observatory's removal, 1938 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/4

Scope and Contents

Correspondence concerning the removal of the Royal Observatory to Herstmonceux and the proposed new sites, including estimates for the cost of building and re-erecting the telescopes on the new site; minutes of the proceedings of the Board of Visitors of the Royal Observatory, 2 June 1945; a report on the new site by the Board of Visitors; details of inspections of proposed sites; meteorological reports; and correspondence with the Southern Railway Company.


  • 1938 - 1946

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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 14:53:54+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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