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Wilfrid Bennett Lewis: Undergraduate Lecture Notebooks

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8727

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the twenty-three notebooks Lewis left in the care of his brother Mr J A Lewis when he emigrated to Canada in 1946. The notebooks contain chiefly lecture notes and practical work for Lewis's undergraduate degree courses at Cambridge 1927-30. Notebook 1 contains physics notes which predate his university career and notebook 22 contains postgraduate work. Lectures by G F C Searle are identified in notebooks 11 and 12.


  • 1926-1931 (Circa)


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


23 volume(s) (23 volumes)

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Other Finding Aids

An online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website at

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was received in March 1988 via Mr R T Lewis, University of Bath, nephew of W B Lewis.

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Repository Details

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