File: Radio Telescope Miscellaneous

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous correspondence re Mark I Telescope. Including: Site Committee disputes with steel erectors, opening of telescope, danger of being marooned in swinging laboratory, cables not included in contracts, possibility of lightning damage, "very limited list" of persons allowed access to telescope, tests of telescope machinery and electrical supply systems, cross letter from Husband on (dis)use of telescope for following Sputnik, tracking of satellite. Correspondents: H. C. Husband; William Mansfield Cooper (vice-chancellor, University of Manchester); Ernest Renold; Kington (Husband & Co).