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Correspondence on mirrors and micrometers, 1912 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/41

Scope and Contents

Correspondence relating to mirrors, micrometers and spectrophotometry, including the following material:

Correspondence with J. Cooke and Sons on a speculum mirror, 1912.

Correspondence with Troughton and Simms on a Duplex micrometer, 1910-1912.

Correspondence with the Cambridge Instrument Co. and the National Physical Laboratory on spectrophotometry, 1926-1930.

Correspondence concerning a new measuring micrometer for the Cookson Plates and a second micrometer, 1931.

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1929-1930, including letters on a prismatic astrolabe and on the sale of a transit instrument to the Helwan Observatory, Egypt.


  • Creation: 1912 - 1931


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-04-24 14:56:43+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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