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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 130 Collections and/or Records:


The Papers of Sir Martin Ryle

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RYLE
Scope and Contents The scientific papers and correspondence relate to Ryle's work both as an individual and his international interests. The material includes: papers on Ryle's wartime work for the Telecommunications Research Establishment; material from the Radio Astronomy Group at the Cavendish Laboratory, particularly on the development of Cambridge Radio Observatories; research notes and papers; papers relating to Ryle's anti-nuclear activism and interest in alternative forms of energy; publications and...
Dates: 1924 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

'The Seattle Korean (?) Planisphere', 1974 - 1984-10-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/77
Scope and Contents The documents relate to Joseph Needham's purchase of a 'Chinese-style planisphere manuscript written in colour on silk' from the Wolbert family of Bellingham near Seattle, U.S.A.
Dates: 1974 - 1984-10-13

"The sublime and the beautiful: images from deep space" chosen by Alex Boksenberg and arranged by Paul Richens, 2000-01 - 2000-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAC/102/11/2/16
Scope and Contents Includes: information about sales of prints; publicity material including information about the Hubble telescope and images; postcards.
Dates: 2000-01 - 2000-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Hanging Committee papers are open.

Two Chapters on Cosmography, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.5: 21-22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers either in Newton's hand or concerning his life and work. Subjects covered include the Royal Society, education, cosmography, mechanics, mathematics, astronomy and shipbuilding.
Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Volume of photographs re the Labrador Eclipse Expedition of 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5b
Scope and Contents Frontispiece . Eclipse Expedition ParticipantsPage 2: Photo 1. View of Dominion Observatory with inset portrait of J.S. Plaskett.Page 3: Photo 2. ‘Quebec’. View of city from across river. Credited photographer: Near.Page 3: Photo 3. ‘Before Leaving’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Marsh.Page 4: Photo 4. ‘Leaving the "King"’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Near.Page 4: Photo 5. ‘On the way home’....
Dates: 1905
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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (
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