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Correspondence and speeches, 1910 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 8/160

Scope and Contents

A miscellaneous collection of papers relating to Frank Dyson:

1. Envelope containing letters to Dyson from W.H.M. Christie, 9 September 1910, A. Montagu Butler, 9 September 1910, and James [ ], 12 September 1910, regarding Dyson's appointment as Astronomer Royal.

2. Undated photocopy of a letter from Dyson, Weld Club, Perth, W. Australia, to his wife Carrie, 2-3 August 1914.

3. Printed booklet containing Latin pieces assigned to various individuals, including Dyson, relating to the gathering at the Senate House, Cambridge University, 4 June 1929.

4. Undated photocopy of a typed speech on religion and science.

5. Sketch of Albert Einstein's head.


  • Creation: 1910 - 1980


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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1 envelope(s) (1 envelope)

Language of Materials



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited by Watson Dyson via N.M.M., October 1979 - June 1980.

Finding aid date

2006-04-24 15:03:00+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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