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Railway transport

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on approaching railways, 1881 - 1890

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 7/59
Scope and Contents Correspondence with the local committee for promoting railway communication between Greenwich and Woolwich concerning the possible interference of trains with the instruments of the Royal Observatory, 1887-1888.Correspondence concerning the proposed extension of the London Chatham and Dover Railway Co. Ltd, 1881-1888, including a printed copy of the Railway Extensions Act and notes by W. Ellis.Correspondence concerning the Bexley Heath Railway extension, 1883-1888, including: 1....
Dates: 1881 - 1890
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 buildings and grounds, 1873 - 1876

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 6/52
Scope and Contents Correspondence concerning the painting of the exterior of the Royal Observatory, 1873.Letter regarding the appointment of Col. C. Pasley, Royal Engineers, as Director of the Engineering and Architectural Works, 1873.Note concerning the raising of the wall curb in the South Dome, 1875.Note concerning the insertion of fire plugs on the large maps in the Octagon Room, 1873.Measurements and cost of slate shelves in the Records Room from 1851 to 1867.Plan of...
Dates: 1873 - 1876
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).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.