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Ernest Rutherford: Letters to A.B. Wood

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8404

Scope and Contents

Typescript and manuscript letters from Ernest Rutherford to A.B. Wood, with a covering note of 28 March 1984.


  • Creation: 1913-1935


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Letters presented by A.B. Wood's widow to Mr A.D. Wilson who presented them to the Library in 1984.

Related Materials

Cambridge University Library holds other papers relating to Ernest Rutherford, MSS.Add.7653, 8249 and 8832.


Extracts from the letters are printed in David Wilson, Rutherford: simple genius (London, 1983).
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