Correspondence on estimates and expenditure, 1954 - 1956
Scope and Contents
Correspondence regarding estimates of expenditure for the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including papers on the upkeep of the grounds; Navy Estimates; statements of the instrument situation for the years 1952, 1954 and 1955; Appropriation Accounts for 1953-1954 and 1954-1955; R.G.O. Sketch Estimates for 1955-1956 and 1954-1955; Liability Statements; estimated overseas expenditure and receipts; correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and C. Jowsey regarding the contract for the Schmidt Telescope and the Braunbek Coils; correspondence regarding the type of radio receivers and an automatic frequency recorder to be installed at Herstmonceux, including estimates; a memorandum prepared by the Civil Engineer-in-Chief, giving a brief account of the transfer of the Royal Observatory from Greenwich to Herstmonceux, showing costs and progress; and notes concerning the R.G.O., supplied to the Cabinet Section for use in a Parliamentary debate on Navy Estimates.
- 1954 - 1956
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Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Finding aid date
- From the Series: Jones, Harold Spencer, Sir, 1890 - 1960 (Knight, astronomer) (Person)