Correspondence on the Radcliffe Observatory, 1950 - 1956
Scope and Contents
Correspondence regarding the Radcliffe Observatory, Pretoria, 1950-1956, including appointments; the Radcliffe Travelling Fellowship; the Board of Visitors' Reports; reports on the Wolverton Estate; reports of the Radcliffe Trustees' Annual Meetings and agenda papers; estimates of expenditure for the Observatory; Radcliffe Trust balance sheet and accounts; maintenance accounts, receipts and payment accounts; and Pension Funds. The papers also include the following items:
A folder of papers concerning Brick Kiln Farm, Wolverton (part of the Radcliffe Estate), 1956, including sketches and a revised layout plan with a report.
Correspondence regarding the Wilfred Hall Telescope, 1953.
Correspondence regarding the Pretoria Cassegrain II Mirror and also the aluminizing plant, 1952.
Correspondence concerning the Coude Spectrograph for the 74-inch reflector at the Radcliffe Observatory, 1952.
Correspondence regarding the use by the Cape Observatory of the 74-inch telescope, 1951.
Memorandum on 'Aluminizing in South Africa', 1951.
Correspondence concerning the coude convex mirror and the Radcliffe Observatory Spectrograph, 1951.
- 1950 - 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)