Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence regarding the supply of chronometers to the Russian Government.
Correspondence regarding the Indian Survey, including triangulation stations and instruments, with a chart showing the connection between the triangulations of India and Russia, 1914.
Correspondence with Soviet Union observatories and universities, including Professor A.A. Mikhailov and Z.I. Kadla of the Pulkova Observatory, Leningrad.
Correspondence with Russian observatories, including correspondence with M.S. Zverev, President of the Commission of the International Astronomical Union; V.B. Mkonov, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; Professor B.A. Orlov, Pulkowa Observatory, Leningrad; and E. Federov, Chief of the Hydrometeorological Service of the U.S.S.R.
Miscellaneous papers, including a handwritten paper by Sir Richard Woolley on the minimum mass of a star; a note by Woolley on observations of the Sun in very long wave lengths; a letter from D. Lynden-Bell of Clare College, Cambridge, regarding a method of finding general solutions of the Lionville equation without assuming any special velocity distribution such as the ellipsoidal 'law'; and a report by Woolley on his impressions of a visit to Russia.
Correspondence and papers regarding general administrative matters at the Royal Greenwich Observatory, including memoranda on hours worked; correspondence concerning the introduction of Science Research Council conditions of service management with regard to the Isaac Newton Telescope; reports by G.H. Herby on Soviet astronomy; material on the provision of information for the annual report; and disclaimer notices on car parks.
Printed papers on standards, including English Acts of Parliament; conversion tables for Scottish Measures; Russian, Bavarian and Sardinian Laws concerning weights and measures; and newspaper cuttings. There are also unprinted petitions, reports and comparisons, including petitions from the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, and a draft of a former bill (1758) relating to weights and measures.
General correspondence and other papers regarding the U.S.S.R., principally the Institute for Theoretical Astronomy of the Academy of Sciences, Leningrad, including material on the exchange of data.
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