Scope and Contents
The collection is comprised of a large number of biographical and personal materials, materials related to Roughton's work in the Department of Colloid Science at Cambridge (with much of the material related to Roughton's retirement), a small amount of material documenting Roughton's publications, and a few pieces of Roughton's scientific correspondence. The principal deposit of Roughton papers is housed at the American Philosophical Society Library, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Conditions Governing Access
Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
c. 250 item(s) (c. 250 items)
Language of Materials
Other Finding Aids
This is an abbreviated record. A hard copy of the full catalogue is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room. A full online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website at http://tinyurl.com/francisroughton
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were received in April 1999 from Dr Rosemary Summers, daughter.
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