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Papers relating to the Radcliffe Observatory, 1853-1926

MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 40/2

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Papers relating to the London & North Western Railway Tring and Oxford Bill, 1853

Appointment papers, including:
  1. Suggestions and opinions of Dr. Acland and the Astronomer Royal Dr. Robinson relating to the position of Observer, 1860
  2. Opinion of the Astronomer Royal as to the future manager and management, 1860
  3. Official remarks by the Astronomer Royal about the qualifications of the several candidates for the office of Radcliffe Observer (printed), 1878
  4. Application of Edward James Stone for the office of Radcliffe Observer (printed), 1878
Short account of the Observatory, by Dr. Main, 1872

Reports of the Radcliffe Observer. 1880, 1881, 1893, 1894 (2 copies), 1895, 1896 (2 copies), 1897 (2 copies), 1898 (4 copies), 1899, 1900, 1901 (printed)

W. Stone's report to the Radcliffe Trustees read at their meeting held July 27 1893

Correspondence relating to the Advisory Committe in Astronomy and associated applications to the Carnegie Instutution, 1902

Report by Messrs. E.J. Brooks & Son on the Observatory land, 1925

'Case for the Opinion of Mr. John Pearson', n.d.

Report by J. Willmot on the Observatory land, 1926


  • 1853-1926


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 40/2

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