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Russia

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on chronometers, 1947 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/353
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the inspection, rating, supply and testing of watches, chronometers and clocks by the Royal Greenwich Observatory Chronometer Section, including the following items:Booklet on 'Balance and Spring' by R.A. Fell.Correspondence concerning quartz crystal chronometers supplied by the Seikosha Watch Company, Tokyo, Japan, 1963.Correspondence regarding the repair of mine clocks, 1962-1963.Correspondence regarding the historical chronometer...
Dates: 1947 - 1963
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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Correspondence on chronometers, 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/355
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the supply of chronometers to the Russian Government.

Dates: 1944
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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Correspondence on International Geophysical Year, 1952 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/565
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including the following items:Copy of a United Kingdom programme for International Geophysical Year, revised to July 1955.Correspondence concerning the longitudes of the International Geophysical Year stations, 1956.List of stations in China for International Geophysical Year, 1956.Correspondence concerning the loan of instruments and photographs for an exhibition at the Science Museum,...
Dates: 1952 - 1956
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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Correspondence on International Geophysical Year, 1956 - 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/566
Scope and Contents (1) General correspondence regarding International Geophysical Year, including committee and sub-committee papers, minutes of meetings, I.G.Y. programmes, observations, and correspondence with British and international institutions and observatories. The papers include the following items:Correspondence with Dr J.M. Stagg concerning geomagnetic data, 1957-1960Correspondence with Dr W. Markowitz, H.M. Smith and J.D. Balfe concerning the Lunar Camera Programme, May...
Dates: 1956 - 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).
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Correspondence on magnetic data, 1937 - 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence and requests concerning magnetic data, including the following material:Correspondence with the Hydrographer regarding the R.R.S. 'Research', 1948.Correspondence with the Royal Aircraft Establishment regarding titled cameras and with the Hydrographer regarding magnetic variation, 1946.Correspondence with S. Chapman regarding polar flights, 1945, with charts.Correspondence with Dr Fleming regarding the magnetic north pole,...
Dates: 1937 - 1948
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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Correspondence on the Indian Survey, 1893 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/82
Scope and Contents

Correspondence regarding the Indian Survey, including triangulation stations and instruments, with a chart showing the connection between the triangulations of India and Russia, 1914.

Dates: 1893 - 1932
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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Correspondence with foreign observatories, 1957 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/780
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various overseas observatories, S-Z, including the following items:Saudi Arabia: correspondence regarding the setting up of a large telescope in Riyadh, and minutes and correspondence concerning a special committee to advice Riyadh University.South America: correspondence with the National Observatory of Argentina.Spain: correspondence regarding the Seville Observatory and its lease by the Royal Greenwich Observatory from the Jesuit...
Dates: 1957 - 1968
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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Correspondence with Russian institutions, 1964-02-12 - 1967-05-11

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/570
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with Soviet Union observatories and universities, including Professor A.A. Mikhailov and Z.I. Kadla of the Pulkova Observatory, Leningrad.

Dates: 1964-02-12 - 1967-05-11
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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Correspondence with Russian observatories, 1946 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/472
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1946 - 1959
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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Miscellaneous papers, 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/675
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1959
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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Papers on general administration, 1965 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/699
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1965 - 1968
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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Papers on standards, 1809 - 1843

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/345
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1809 - 1843
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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Papers on the Committee on Space Research, 1958 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/599
Scope and Contents Agenda and minutes of meetings of the British National Committee on Space Research and sub-committees; letters concerning attendance at meetings; and reports on meetings, activities and proposals. The papers include the following items:Report by Sir Graham Sutton on the 13th General Assembly of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics at Berkeley, California, August 1963.Papers on a report to the Committee on Space Research, 1963.Correspondence on a grant...
Dates: 1958 - 1963
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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Papers on the International Astronomical Union, 1948 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/619
Scope and Contents Papers regarding the International Astronomical Union, including the following items:Statement concerning Professor P. Swings's nomination for a Gold Medal, 1952.R. Atkinson's comments on a circular by Dr Sadler, 1952.Correspondence regarding the publication of the reports of various commissions, 1952.Correspondence with Professor Lindblad concerning candidates for the new Executive Committee, 1952.Correspondence with Dr Jackson regarding funding,...
Dates: 1948 - 1952
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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Papers on the National Committee for Astronomy, 1949 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/583
Scope and Contents Papers relating to National Committee for Astronomy, including letters regarding meetings, minutes of meetings, reports, proposals and other material, including correspondence regarding grants for Dr Ferraro and others for visits to Moscow for spectroscopy meetings. The papers also include the following items:Papers regarding rockets and satellites, including the first Russian satellites, 1957-1958.Correspondence with Dr Merton, Professor McCrea and others regarding...
Dates: 1949 - 1958
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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Papers on the Nautical Almanac Office, 1938 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/26
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Nautical Almanac Office and related papers, in fifteen sections, including the following material:(1) Astronomical navigation tablesCorrespondence with D.H. Sadler regarding George G. Hoehne's 'Practical Celestial Air Navigation Tables', 1943.Correspondence with D.H. Sadler regarding astronomical tables, 1942.Memorandum by Sadler titled 'Polar Navigation. A Device for Drawing Position Lines within 15 Degrees of the Pole',...
Dates: 1938 - 1956
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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Papers on the U.S.S.R., 1946 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 16/308
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1946 - 1973
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, R-Z, 1956 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/916
Scope and Contents Personal correspondence of Sir Richard Woolley regarding lectures, dinners, membership of various institutions, newspaper interviews, book reviews and other subjects. There is correspondence with tradesmen, insurance companies and hotels; with various societies, universities, schools, observatories and other institutions; and with individuals. The correspondents include S.D. Pickelman, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; the Royal Society of Arts; the Royal Society of Health; Russian...
Dates: 1956 - 1958
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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