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Box RGO 101/1/XB/Y-Z & XC/Y-Z: Box 23

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Contains 2 Results:

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XB: Stevenson Telescope drawings, 1972 - 1983

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 101/1/XB
Scope and Contents A set of technical drawings of the Steavenson Telescope (spelled ‘Stevenson’ on the drawings). These were originally held in two rolls labelled 'XB Stevenson Telescope' and include drawings of sheet sizes V, W, X, Y and Z, V being the largest. The Steavenson Telescope was named after its original owner, W.H. Steavenson, who donated it to the RGO in c.1960/61 for use at the Cape Observatory. It returned to the RGO Herstmonceux in 1972 and was set up in Dome C where various...
Dates: 1972 - 1983
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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XC: SAAO Radcliffe, Pretoria instrument drawings, c.1960-1971 (bulk) and 1980

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 101/1/XC
Scope and Contents

A set of 101 technical drawings of instruments for the South African Astronomical Observatory, Radcliffe Pretoria. Originally in two rolls labelled 'XC SAAO Radcliffe Pretoria'. Includes drawings of sizes V, W, X, Y and Z.

Dates: c.1960-1971 (bulk) and 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).