Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Archives of the University Observatory, its sister body the Solar Physics Observatory, and their successors, the combined Observatories and Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, 1818 - 1999
The archives comprise the records of internal governance, finance, building and equipment development and astronomical observation, together with several small assortments of personal papers of individuals associated with the University Observatory, its sister and successor bodies, such as G.B. Airy, H.F. Newall and R.O. Redman.
Papers regarding the refurbishment of the Equatorial Group Telescopes, concerned principally with the photometry telescope planned for installation in Dome 'C' and discussing the most suitable type of telescope. There are correspondence and memoranda of R.O. Redman of the Cambridge Observatories, B.E.J. Pagel and Sir Richard Woolley; notes and calculations by Pagel; and a graph of results obtained using the Cambridge Schmidt Camera, dated 22-23 May 1955.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.