Found in 90 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, notes and other papers regarding observatories, including sections on foreign observatories; English observatories; the Solar Physics Observatory, Cambridge; colonial observatories, including those in Canada and South Africa; Commonwealth observatories, including those in Australia; the Norman Lockyer Observatory; the Royal Observatory, Edinburgh; and Denmark.
Correspondence regarding Swedish and Finnish observatories, including correspondence with Professor B. Lindblad of the Stockholm Observatory and Gustaf Järnefelt, Director of the Astronomical Observatory, Helsinki.
Correspondence regarding Spanish observatories, including correspondence with M.M. Loron, Madrid Observatory; Captain Francisco Fdez de la Puente of San Fernando; Admiral Wenceslao Benitez; Jose Rodrigues Navarro, the Geographic Institute, Madrid; Father Romano, Observatory de Ebro Tortosa; and Dr J. Tinocco, Madrid Observatory.
Correspondence relating to the observatory at Sydney, including orders and requests for new instruments, the transport of new instruments and their insurance, the filling of vacancies, and financial transactions with the Oriental Bank Corporation. The correspondents include Sir W. Denison, W. Hopkins, W.H. Miller, E. Sabine and B. Stewart, as well as government departments and various instrument makers.
Correspondence with Australian observatories and universities, including Dr A.W. Rodgers of the Mount Stromlo Observatory. There is also a copy of a memorandum from O.J. Eggen to Sir Ernest Titterton and D.K.R. Hodkin of the Australian National University regarding Sir Richard Woolley's Honorary Professorship.
Correspondence with Belgian observatories, including correspondence with P.F. Swings of the Institute of Astrophysics, University of Liege, and correspondence with M. Vandekerkhove, Royal Observatory, Belgium, regarding the death of His Majesty King George VI.
Correspondence with Belgian observatories, including P. Bourgeois of the Royal Observatory, Belgium.
Correspondence with colonial observatories, including those in Canada and South Africa.
Correspondence with Commonwealth observatories, principally those in Australia.
Correspondence with various English observatories, including letters regarding the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Grants, Whitehall; the Jeremiah Horrocks and Wilfred Hall Observatories; observatories attached to universities; and the Armagh Observatory.
Correspondence with foreign observatories, including those in Finland, Belgium, Mexico, South Africa (the Union Observatory), Italy, Sweden, Japan, Switzerland, Rome, Argentina and Brazil.
Correspondence with German observatories, including correspondence with Professor O.H.L. Heckmann, Dr H. Haffner, J. Dick and Professor G. Rienacker.
Correspondence with Canadian, New Zealand and other overseas observatories and universities, including J.F. Heard, Director of the David Dunlap Observatory, Richmond Hill, Ontario, and R.T. Wallace, Dean of Administration at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Correspondence with Soviet Union observatories and universities, including Professor A.A. Mikhailov and Z.I. Kadla of the Pulkova Observatory, Leningrad.
Correspondence with Russian observatories, including correspondence with M.S. Zverev, President of the Commission of the International Astronomical Union; V.B. Mkonov, Crimean Astrophysical Observatory; Professor B.A. Orlov, Pulkowa Observatory, Leningrad; and E. Federov, Chief of the Hydrometeorological Service of the U.S.S.R.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.