Lindsay, E.M.

Historical Archives of the Armagh Observatory

Armagh Observatory

The Historical Archives of the Armagh Observatory comprise documents relating to the Buildings and Administration, Astronomical Drawings, the Papers of the Directors and Staff, and Documents concerning Railways. The papers detailing the administration of the Observatory include items such as the printed Act of the Irish Parliament setting up the Observatory in 1791, with the 1938 amendment, Minute ...

Papers of E.M. Lindsay

Armagh Observatory

The E.M. Lindsay papers reflect the lifetime interests and work of Dr E.M. Lindsay. He was Director of the Armagh Observatory from 1937 until 1974, and instrumental in obtaining a secure funding line for the Observatory. Lindsay also founded the Armagh Planetarium in 1968. The papers consist of letters and manuscripts of his major publications on the Milky Way and its neighbour galaxies, the Magel ...