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Subject Source: Local sources

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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