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Wilfrid Bennett Lewis: Undergraduate Lecture Notebooks

 Fonds
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.

Dates

  • 1926-1931 (Circa)

Creator

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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

23 volume(s) (23 volumes)

Language of Materials

English

Other Finding Aids

An online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website at http://tinyurl.com/wilfridlewis

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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