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Herstmonceux

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on the Observatory's removal, 1938 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/1
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers concerning the removal of the Royal Observatory to Herstmonceux, including material on site requirements; lists of sites considered; minutes of the Board of Visitors Committee regarding the need to move the Observatory; correspondence with E.V. Appleton of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; and papers on the curtailment of the Observatory's activities due to its move and the Second World War.

Dates: 1938 - 1949
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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Personal correspondence, A-H, 1959 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/910
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding invitations, awards, lectures, committees, dinners and other subjects. There is correspondence with newspapers and magazines concerning books and articles; with tradesmen, banks and insurance companies; with individuals, including Dr Atkinson, Sir Edward Appleton, Sir Allen Brown at Australia House, G. de Beer, Professor Bondi, K. St. B. Collins, Sir N. Cooper-Key M.P., Sir John Carroll, Sir Durnford Slater, Sir H. Spencer Jones,...
Dates: 1959 - 1960
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).