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Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist)



  • Existence: 1892 - 1975

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


History of Fusion

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HIFU
Scope and Contents Papers on the early days of controlled thermonuclear fusion research in the UK, 1945-60, collected by Dr J .D. Lawson, FRS. Includes the printed report "Fusion research in the UK, 1945-60" by John Hendry and John D. Lawson, published by the Authority Historian's Office, AEA Technology Harwell, Oxfordshire (box 1). The rest of the archive consists mainly of papers mentioned in the report, other historical material, letters from Peter Thonemann to Hendry and Lawson,...
Dates: 1945-08 - 1993-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

The Papers of Sir George Paget Thomson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TMSN
Scope and Contents

These files mainly contain routine correspondence and reports regarding the early development of the atomic bomb.

Dates: 1939 - 1942
Conditions Governing Access: TMSN 5 is CLOSED until cleared by UKAEA at Harwell.
 File — Box: PRESS 3/1/2/12224 (PART)-12271

Thomson, G.P. and Thomson, J.J.: Correspondence with the Press, 1926 - 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PRESS 3/1/2/12261
Scope and Contents From the Series: The correspondence comprises incoming letters, including readers' reports.This series is known as ‘author files’ because the arrangement is focused upon the individual. Some contain correspondence only. The correspondence includes readers' reports from 1913 onwards.As the new Press Archive catalogue is not yet complete, please use the 'Former / Other Reference' to request these items.For the number of items (not the number of letters) see the number in brackets after the Former /...
Dates: 1926 - 1940
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Scholarly access to this material may be restricted if it contains information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Please apply in advance to the Cambridge University Press Archivist.

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University Archives (GBR/0265) 1
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Archival Object 1
Nuclear physics 2
Second World War (1939-1945) 1