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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 Rutherford from the Cambridge University Press, 1 Jan. - 31 Dec. 1912. Letter from W. Macgregor, Brisbane, to Rutherford, 16 June 1913. Letter (copy) from Rutherford to the Chairman of the Council, Manchester University, 24 June 1913. Certificate of Rutherford's election to the Royal Institution, with a covering letter from Henry Young, Assistant Secretary, 7 July 1913. Letter from the Inland Revenue to Rutherford, 18 July 1913. Insurance policy for radium sent by Rutherford to W. Vaughan, Montreal, 28 Mar. 1914. Letters (3) from Robert Harrison, Royal Society, to Rutherford, 11, 26 and 29 May 1914. Certificate of Rutherford's resignation under the National Registration Act, 10 Sep. 1915. Draft of a letter from Rutherford to two insurance companies, 5 May 1917. Valuation of the contents of Rutherford's house, Newnham Cottage, Cambridge, December 1922. Letter from Rutherford to John Collin, 5 Dec. 1923. Letters (4) between Rutherford and the Inland Revenue, 26 Jan. -28 Feb. 1924, with a letter attached from S. Chaffers to Rutherford, 10 Oct. 1919. Letter from John Collin to Rutherford, 17 Apr. 1931. Letter from George Rutherford, Buckland, New Zealand, to Ernest Rutherford, 26 Dec. 1932, enclosing a letter to George Rutherford from the Bank of New Zealand. Letter from Jim Rutherford, New Plymouth, New Zealand, to Ernest Rutherford, 11 Apr. 1935. Letter from S.C. Roberts to Rutherford, 24 Dec. 1936. Letter from 'Bay' to 'Grandpapa', 'Monday'.


  • Creation: 1907-1936


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Deposited on indefinite loan by Messrs Francis&Co., Cambridge, 1980.

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