Papers, 1947-1975.


Papers, 1947-1975.

Very large correspondence, with some memoranda. Includes: A. Correspondence and papers concerning Redman's work, mainly in connection with large telescopes and their instrumentation in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth. B. Documentation of important topics and events, such as: Isaac Newton Telescope project at Herstmonceux; Anglo-Australian Telescope project at Siding Springs, New South Wales; early developments in the Northern Hemisphere Observatory project; consultation on the European Southern Observatory; consultation of Mauna Kea Observatory, Hawaii. C. The following is a partial list of the names of correspondents and others as they appear in the handlist to this class of papers in RGO Archives. It must be remembered that this is not necessarily an exhaustive list of names as they appear in the papers themsevles. Researchers interested in a particular period are invited to write to the RGO Archivist at the above address if they are interested in particular individuals whose names do not appear below, but who could possibly have been in correspondence with the person or institution responsible for creating the class. Correspondents: H. Abt; Miss G. Adam; C. Allen; A. Argue; H. Babcock; W. Bassett;; A. Blaauw; P. Blackett; A. Boksenberg; H. Bondi; E.G. Bowen; I.S. Bowen; R. Boyle; A. Chamberlain; J. Cima; W. Curtis; J.G. Davies; R.D. Davies; T. Deeming; M. Disney; H. Elasser; J. Fendley; E. Findley-Freundlich; S. Gascoigne; F. Graham; Sir H. Grubb; B. Guthrie; Miss S. Hall; G. Harding; T. Hardy; F.J. Hargreaves; G.L. Hargreaves; O. Heckmann; J. Hindman; A. Hoag; Sir W. Hodge; Sir F. Hoyle; A. Hunter; E. Kibblewhite; Z. Kopal; R. Kraft; I. Learmouth; B. Lindblad; W. McCrea; D. McNalley; G. Meagher; Miss J. Melville; O. Mohler; G. Odgers; J. Oke; J. Oort; M. Ovenden; B. Pagel; Miss A Pemberton; E. Phillips; H. Plaskett; V. Reddish; R. Redman; A. Sandage; Dr. Schmeidler; L. Searle; L. Secord; H. Siedentopf; Sir H. Spencer-Jones; R. Stoy; K. Strand; A. Unsold; and C. Zeiss, among others.

664 pieces.


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Born in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Redman was educated locally and at St. John's College, Cambridge, graduating in mathematics in 1926. Perhaps influenced by Arthur Eddington and F.J.M. Stratton in the same way as his close contemporary at Cambridge, R v d r Woolley (see classmark RGO 10), he decided to make his career in practical astronomy. After graduating he became a research student at the Cambridge Observatories, then took up a Travelling Fellowship to the Dominion Astrophysical...