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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence with the Chief Assistant, 1894 - 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/19
Scope and Contents Correspondence of the Chief Assistants with the Astronomer Royal during the latter's official absences.(1) Letters from F.W. Dyson to the Astronomer Royal, 1894-1895, covering the following subjects:1. Forwarding of mail from the Admiralty on the subject of chronometers.2. Forwarding personal mail.3. Repairs to the Royal Observatory letterbox and a request for instructions.4. Administrative matters.5. Information on the use and the repair of...
Dates: 1894 - 1906

Papers on Universal Time, 1884 - 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/146
Scope and Contents From the Series: The collection contains a wide range of papers relating to the activities of the Greenwich Observatory during Christie's period in office, with some additional material from Airy and Dyson's time. The early papers are concerned primarily with administration, including superintendence by the Government; internal regulations; buildings and grounds; moveable property; accounts with tradesmen; printing and publications; and the appointment and affairs of supernumerary computers. The later series...
Dates: 1884 - 1898