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Herbert Watson: Notes taken at J.J. Thomson's lectures

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8167

Scope and Contents

Notes on lectures given by J.J. Thomson on a wide range of subjects. There are ninety-one numbered pages; the rest of the volume is unused. At the front are two letters concerning the collection: from H.E. Watson to Professor N.F. Mott, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 19 September 1961, and an unsigned letter to Watson, 13 August 1962.


  • Creation: 1910-1911


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1 notebook(s) (1 notebook)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 1976.

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Cambridge University Library holds correspondence and papers of J.J. Thomson, MS.Add.7654.

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