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Horology

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on horology, 1911 - 1921

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/119
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers and the British Horological Institute regarding the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers annual prizes, the encouragement of horological inventions, and financial contributions to the inmates of Company House at the Clock and Watchmakers' Asylum and the Widows' House. There is also correspondence with R.T. Gould relating to his book on chronometers and the purchase of the original Blue Chronometer of Thomas Mudge (1777) for the Company...
Dates: 1911 - 1921
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Correspondence on horology, 1941 - 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/359
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Miscellaneous correspondence regarding horology, including letters concerning radiation hazards in the Chronometer Department of the Royal Greenwich Observatory, 1958; correspondence concerning the training of Abdul Salim as a watch repairer, 1955; and correspondence regarding the use of Ragasine oil in the watch industry, 1948-1949.

Dates: 1941 - 1958
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Correspondence on the British Horological Institute, 1951 - 1963

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/522
Scope and Contents Correspondence with various people, including Richard Woolley, Major Cowan, the 'Horological Journal' and H. Spencer Jones regarding meetings, memberships, dinners and awards relating to the British Horological Institute. There are minutes of the Institute's meeting on 28 March 1963; a committee report, 7 February 1963; and biographical notes on Major Cowan, Secretary of the B.H.I. The papers also include the following items:Correspondence with A. Danjon of the Paris Observatory...
Dates: 1951 - 1963
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Correspondence on the National College of Horology, 1947 - 1955

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/542
Scope and Contents Correspondence regarding the National College of Horology and horology in general, including the following items:Correspondence between H. Spencer Jones and T.H. Holmes regarding meetings of the Board of Governors of the National College of Horology, 1947-1955, including agenda and minutes of meetings, College account balance sheets, and diplomas for H. Spencer Jones' signature. There is also correspondence concerning lectures by Spencer Jones.Correspondence concerning the...
Dates: 1947 - 1955
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Correspondence on the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, 1954 - 1961

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/520
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers relating to the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, including accounts of the Clockmakers' Company for 1960, compiled 1961; correspondence with the British Clock and Watch Manufacturers' Association, 1958; correspondence with the Clockmakers' Company on meetings, nominations, share transfers and the Harrison Clock, 1954-1955; correspondence with the Association of British Science Writers, 1955; and correspondence with West Kent Scientific Society, 1954.

Dates: 1954 - 1961
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Ernest C. Atkinson Papers, 1906 - 1954

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 68
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Memorandum book, '1763 Observations at sea', 1763-09-20 - 1763-10-19

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 218/2/1
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A record of observations at sea with calculations and notes, including notes on observations of Jupiter's satellites and on his chronometers during his voyage to Barbados [to test John Harrison's chronometer H4].

Dates: 1763-09-20 - 1763-10-19
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Papers on clock and spectacle-maker's societies, 1895 - 1910

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Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/230
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to the Clock and Watchmakers' Asylum, 1905-1907, including a list of candidates for admission and committee reports.Correspondence relating to the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers, 1896-1902, including the Astronomer Royal's election to the Company on 12 October 1896; committee reports; appeals for funds for the Asylum; correspondence regarding a dinner to raise funds for the Clock and Watchmakers' Asylum; a cutting from 'City Press', 4 March 1899, concerning...
Dates: 1895 - 1910