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Letter to 'Mr Eppstein', 1936-04-28

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/18a

Scope and Contents

Copy of a letter from [Rutherford] to ‘Mr Eppstein’ acknowledging receipt of his letter about the National Conference on Refugees to be held from May 20-22. Rutherford recognises the importance of these meetings but is in some difficulty in answering Eppstein [see Ms Add.7653/1/i/A/18] as he is President of the Academic Assistance Council, which is entirely non-political, and were he to preside over a meeting of a political character there would be repercussions for the AAC. He asks Eppstein for information about the speeches to be made that day. The difficulties would be removed if the meeting dealt mainly with the refugee problem.


  • 1936-04-28

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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.


1 collection (One folio, paper, a carbon-paper copy typescript letter written on the recto only, left unsigned by Rutherford.)

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