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Papers relating to building works and housing of scientific instruments, 1891-1903, 1922-1923

MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 42
Held at the Weston Library

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Papers relating to the purchase of scientific instruments including a new telescope and the building to house it. Contains 3 blueprints, 1898-1903

Other specifications relating to the above works, including:

  1. Specificaiton of Gallaries, Staircase and Panelling for Walls of the Equatorial Room of the Radcliffe Observatory, 1899
  2. Specification of Elevating Floor for the Radcliffe Observatory, 1899
  3. Specification of a Revolving Dome for the Radcliffe Observatory, 1899

Letters relating to the proposal of the Sarah Acland Home Committee to obtain a portion of the Observatory grounds, 1891-1896

Specifications, receipts and correspondence relating to the repair of the roof of the Observer's house, 1922-1923


  • Creation: 1891-1903, 1922-1923


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. D.D. Radcliffe c. 42

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom