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Adam, Sir Frank Forbes, 1846-1926 (1st Baronet)



  • Existence: 1846 - 1926

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letter from Adam, Frank Forbes 1919, 1919-03-09

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/2
Scope and Contents

Written from Hankelow Court, Audlem, Cheshire, Adam wishes to reassure Rutherford over a matter of "some delicacy" about the financial considersations of his answering the "call from Cambridge" and that all his reasonable requirements would be readily met by the University. Later that year Rutherford accepted an invitation to succeed Joseph Thomson as Cavendish Professor of Physics in the University of Cambridge.

Dates: 1919-03-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The MS Add.7653 Ernest Rutherford papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see The only limitations to use are in respect of the low-level radioactivity of a small number of items in the collection. Further advice is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room staff.