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Correspondence on the Cape Observatory, 1949 - 1956

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/400

Scope and Contents

Correspondence with government departments regarding the Cape Observatory, covering staffing, the siting of the 40-inch telescope for the Cape Observatory, Markowitz's lunar camera scheme, the proposed transfer of the naval base at Simontown, the Gill Clock, and a proposal for co-operation between the Cape Observatory and the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria.

Dates

  • 1949 - 1956

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

N1

Finding aid date

2006-06-07 12:26:01+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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