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Douglas Rayner Hartree: Calculations on Schubaurer's Ellipse

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8329

Scope and Contents

Four folders of handwritten calculations, c. 1930s: Schubaurer's Ellipse - 0.2 to 0.4, 0.4 to 1.0, 1.0 to 1.8, and 1.8 to 2.0. Loose items: a letter from L.J. Comrie to Hartree, 17 September 1937, discussing a calculation; a letter from Bertha Jeffreys, Lady Jeffreys, to A.E.B. Owen, 5 December 1986, forwarding a letter from Prof. L. Howarth of Bristol, confirming that the papers were likely to be those of Hartree, and citing his publications on these experiments.

Dates

  • 1930-1986 (Circa)

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

1 file(s) (1 box-file)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 1980.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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