Correspondence on instruments, 1945 - 1949
Scope and Contents
Correspondence regarding astronomical instruments, including letters from A. Hunter regarding a tripod to support a 16-inch coelostat mirror, 1949; correspondence with Carl Zeiss regarding a 100mm transit instrument, 1948, including a leaflet on the instrument; letters from the Optical Works Ltd regarding the Schmidt telescopes, including a photograph and a catalogue, 1947; and correspondence with H.E. Piggot, 1945-1946, regarding an Australian sundial designed by W.E. Cooke in 1908, and the forwarding of the sundial to the Royal Observatory.
- 1945 - 1949
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Language of Materials
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Finding aid date
- From the Series: Jones, Harold Spencer, Sir, 1890 - 1960 (Knight, astronomer) (Person)