Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937 (Baron Rutherford of Nelson, physicist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1871 - 1937

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — Volume: MS Add.7653 Press cuttings

Ernest, Baron Rutherford of Nelson (1871–1937): Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653
Scope and Contents Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), Baron Rutherford of Nelson, was born in Nelson, New Zealand. In 1895 he came to England to be a research student under J.J. Thomson at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge. His first professorial appointment was at McGill University in Montreal, 1898-1907, where he and Frederick Soddy advanced the transformation theory, the still-accepted interpretation of the phenomenon of radioactivity. While in Canada Rutherford also made contact with two other outstanding...
Dates: 1890-1938
Conditions Governing Access: 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 http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. 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.
 Fonds

Ernest, Lord Rutherford: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8249
Scope and Contents List of subscribers to a presentation made to Rutherford, McGill University, Montreal, 1 May 1907. Letter from Rutherford to 'Mr Becker', 1 Feb. 1909. Letter from the Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft, Leipzig, to Rutherford, 28 May 1912, with a rough translation by Rutherford. Contract between the Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft and Rutherford, 7 Aug. 1912, with a rough translation by Rutherford. Letter from W. Vaughan, Montreal, to Rutherford, 16 Aug. 1912. Statement of accounts due to...
Dates: 1907-1936
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Ernest, Lord Rutherford of Nelson: Letters to George Briggs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8832
Scope and Contents

13 letters from Rutherford concerning his and Briggs' work in nuclear physics, especially the velocity of a-rays, and containing details about members of staff and the Cavendish Laboratory.

Dates: 1924-1935
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Ernest Rutherford: Letters to A.B. Wood

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8404
Scope and Contents

Typescript and manuscript letters from Ernest Rutherford to A.B. Wood, with a covering note of 28 March 1984.

Dates: 1913-1935
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Strutt, 3rd Lord Rayleigh: Sound detection papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8243
Scope and Contents Papers sent to Lord Rayleigh regarding sound detection in water. 1. R.A.S. Paget, Board of Invention and Research, letter to Rayleigh, 6 October 1915, 1 page, enclosing no. 2. 2. Sir Ernest Rutherford, Manchester University, 'Report on methods of collection of sound from water and the determination of the direction of sound', 30 September 1915, 11 pages. 3. R.A.S. Paget, letter to Rayleigh, 25 October 1915, 2 pages, enclosing no. 4. 4. A. Mallock, 'Experiments on the determination of the...
Dates: 1915-1916
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item — Box: MS Add.7655/I-III: Box 1

Letter from Barclays Bank, Cambridge, to Lord Rutherford, 24 Dec. 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/III/b/9
Scope and Contents From the File:

Letters written after the death of J.C. Maxwell relating to various aspects of Maxwell's life and work

Dates: 24 Dec. 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue
 Item — Box: MS Add.7655/I-III: Box 1

Letter from Ernest Rutherford to John Guthrie Tait, 19 Dec. 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/III/b/3
Scope and Contents From the File:

Letters written after the death of J.C. Maxwell relating to various aspects of Maxwell's life and work

Dates: 19 Dec. 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue
 Item — Box: MS Add.7655/I-III: Box 1

Letter from Ernest Rutherford to John Guthrie Tait (copy), 12 Dec. 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/III/b/2
Scope and Contents From the File:

Letters written after the death of J.C. Maxwell relating to various aspects of Maxwell's life and work

Dates: 12 Dec. 1929
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue

Filtered By

  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) X

Additional filters:

Type
Collection 6
Archival Object 3
 
Subject
Physics 1