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History of Fusion

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HIFU
Scope and Contents Papers on the early days of controlled thermonuclear fusion research in the UK, 1945-60, collected by Dr J .D. Lawson, FRS. Includes the printed report "Fusion research in the UK, 1945-60" by John Hendry and John D. Lawson, published by the Authority Historian's Office, AEA Technology Harwell, Oxfordshire (box 1). The rest of the archive consists mainly of papers mentioned in the report, other historical material, letters from Peter Thonemann to Hendry and Lawson,...
Dates: 1945-08 - 1993-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of John David Lawson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LWSN
Scope and Contents

This is a small collection covering aspects of Lawson’s professional career as a physicist in government laboratories from immediately after the Second World War to his death.

Dates: 1945 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

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Cockcroft, John Douglas, Sir, 1897 - 1967 (Knight, nuclear physicist and first Master of Churchill College) 1
Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 1
Thonemann, Peter Clive, 1917 (physicist) 1
 

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