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Astronomical observatories

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Correspondence on observatories, 1894 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/93
Scope and Contents (1) Correspondence regarding Commonwealth and colonial observatories, 1911-1935, including the following material:Correspondence regarding equipment for the Mount Faber Observatory, Singapore, 1928-1930, including a transit instrument and micrometer.Correspondence concerning the closure of the Apia Observatory, Samoa, by the New Zealand Government, 1919-1935.Correspondence on the supply and testing of a 4-inch transit instrument and clock for the Colombo Observatory,...
Dates: 1894 - 1937
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 Indian observatories, 1945 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 9/457
Scope and Contents Correspondence with Indian observatories and the Colombo Observatory, including correspondence with S. Basu, Director of the Colaba and Alibag Observatories, 1954; correspondence regarding the Golden Jubilee of the Magnetic Observatory, Alibag, 1954; correspondence concerning the Nizamiah Observatory, 1950; correspondence with Dr K.R. Ramanathan regarding the Meteorological Department of the Government of India, 1947; and a post-war plan for astronomical and astrophysical observatories in...
Dates: 1945 - 1954
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.