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Associated Papers of Lise Meitner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR AS
Scope and Contents

This small collection comprises material relating to Professor Lise Meitner, namely correspondence by her and concerning her.

Dates: 1918 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cockcroft Associated Material

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT AS
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to Cockcroft, particularly his research work and correspondence with the Cavendish Laboratory, and lectures by and concerning him.

Dates: 1938 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Cosslett Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS AS
Scope and Contents

Drawings relating to the construction of the first UK high voltage transmission electron microscope at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

Dates: 1960 - 1964
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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.
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Papers of Piotr Leonidovich Kapitza

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KPZA
Scope and Contents

The material was mainly collected by Professor David Schoenberg while he was writing the Royal Society Memoir of Kapitza in 1985. Régis Brun provided additional correspondence to, from and about Kapitza in 2007. This is a small collection of papers, pamphlets, letters and extracts from published sources relating to Kapitza. It includes xerox copies.

Dates: 1900 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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R V Jones Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RVJO AS
Scope and Contents

These papers were deposited by Steuart Campbell, who corresponded with R V Jones in the 1980s. The contents are mainly letters from R V Jones, sent to Campbell between 1980 and 1988.

Dates: 1980 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is owned by Churchill College. The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises documentation of Bagnold's desert expeditions, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and scientific research, supplemented by maps and photographs. The collection includes drafts of Bagnold's autobiography ("Sun, Wind, War and Water", 1991) and draft chapters on the history of the LRDG, as well as some personal papers and correspondence.

Dates: 1902 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Bruno Pontecorvo

Reference Code: GBR/0014/PNVO
Scope and Contents

Personal papers and correspondence relating to Bruno and Marianne Pontecorvo and their family, including Bruno's scientific correspondence.

Dates: 1917 - 2004
Conditions Governing Access: With some exceptions marked in the catalogue, the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of C. T. R. Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CTRW
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, mainly about barrage balloons and airships, 1917-40, photographs and offprints.

Dates: 1888 - 1959; 1888 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Dame Athene Donald

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNLD
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection relates to Donald's scientific career and research: including publications; academic conferences; papers relating to scientists collaborating and working for Donald; scientific findings and data. It also includes material, including articles, relating to Donald's role as a gender equality champion and a copy of her blog.

Dates: 1970 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until listed.
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The Papers of Dr (Vernon) Ellis Cosslett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning the development of the Electron Microscope

Dates: 1935-08 - 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of E T S Walton

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WLTN
Scope and Contents

The material at Churchill Archives Centre comprises Walton's Cavendish Laboratory notebooks with associated papers and correspondence.

Dates: 1927 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Edward George Bowen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EGBN
Scope and Contents The papers provide a detailed and most interesting account of developments in radar with which Dr Bowen was involved from 1935 until 1978. Sections 1 to 3 deal respectively with early warning, airborne and centimetre wave radar while Section 4 is concerned with the wartime Tizard Mission to the United States and work being done there on microwave radar. Each of these Sections is preceded by an account by Dr Bowen of the field covered by the papers therein. Section 5 contains the daily...
Dates: 1931 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Edward Shire

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SHRE
Scope and Contents

The papers include: physics notebooks; lecture and teaching notes, 1927-73; papers on the invention and patenting of the proximity fuze [proximity fuse]; copy of a paper by Professor John Cockcroft, "A General Account of Army Radar"; copy of the Los Alamos lectures on nuclear physics, 1943; journals from the Home Office Scientific Adviser's branch, 1961-66 and 1973; and a Home Office civil defence data book, as well as correspondence with John Maynard Keynes, 1936-1944.

Dates: 1926 - 2009
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Egon Bretscher

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRER
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise diaries, correspondence, notebooks, official reports, articles, lectures, press cuttings and photographs, 1918 - 1973. The collection also contains recordings of lectures given by Ernest Rutherford in Göttingen, 1931- 1938.

Dates: 1918 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Gabriele Rabel

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RABL
Scope and Contents Throughout her life, Dr. Gabriele Rabel kept diaries in which she described in great detail her work in biology, theoretical physics, philosophy and philology, her life in Germany and Austria from the end of the 19th century until the late 1920s, and in the United States at the end of the 1920s and some of the famous scientists and philosophers with whom she worked and under whom she studied. At the age of 80, settled near Cambridge, she resolved to translate passages from these diaries...
Dates: 1893 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Jack Ratcliffe

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RACL
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to physics, including articles, lectures, research notes and correspondence.
With biographical material, 1987-9.

Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Karl Weissenberg

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WEIS
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising articles, lectures, notes, correspondence, photographs and textile samples.

Dates: 1938 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Kenneth George Budden

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BDDN
Scope and Contents

Unpublished memoir, lecture notes, laboratory note books and other papers

Dates: 1933 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently uncatalogued and not open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lise Meitner

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MTNR
Scope and Contents The papers include: material on Professor Meitner's many honours; diaries; notebooks, including laboratory notebooks, scientific memoranda, calculations and lecture notes; offprints of articles; correspondence, including general and miscellaneous correspondence and correspondence with family and colleagues; material on the Nobel Prize, mainly recommendations and descriptions of work by candidates; birthday greetings; photographs; personal papers, including school reports, official documents...
Dates: 1862 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Hinton of Bankside

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HINT
Scope and Contents Includes two copies of Lord Hinton's unpublished memoirs covering his life and career from 1901-70; lectures and talks, 1950s & 1960s; and planning and progress charts for the United Kingdom's atomic energy programme, 1946-54, with an interesting and informative covering letter by Hinton dated April 1982. The bulk of the material concerns Hinton's involvement with the development of nuclear energy in UK, but there are also papers and lectures relating to his report for the...
Dates: 1946 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Lord Marshall of Goring

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MRSL
Scope and Contents

Includes material relating to Marshall's work for the UKAEA and CEGB, copies of his correspondence, lectures and other papers

Dates: 1949 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is mostly open for consultation by researchers with prior permission at Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Professor Anthony Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLLY
Scope and Contents

The collection includes: research and teaching materials relating to Kelly's work on materials science (including articles, lecture notes and research files); material on consultancy work for Rolls Royce and ICI among others; papers on travel and personal interests such as sailing; and material relating to the University of Surrey and Churchill College.

Dates: 1950 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently closed pending cataloguing. Please contact Churchill Archives Centre for further details.
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The Papers of Professor Antony Hewish

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HWSH
Scope and Contents

Comprising pulsar discovery charts; lecture notes, laboratory notebooks and logbooks, and correspondence and memorabilia, mainly about the award of the Nobel Prize.

Dates: 1949 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Professor James Cassels

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CASS
Scope and Contents

The papers held at Churchill Archives Centre include a small amount of biographical and personal material, public or official correspondence, and material relating to government policy on energy (mainly in the 1980's).

Dates: 1967 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. One file, CASS 1/6, is closed in line with the depositors wishes.
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Cockcroft, John Douglas, Sir, 1897 - 1967 (Knight, nuclear physicist and first Master of Churchill College) 6
Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell 3
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority 3
Cosslett, Vernon Ellis, 1908 - 1990 (electron microscopist) 2
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Jones, Reginald Victor, 1911 - 1997 (physicist and intelligence scientist) 2
Meitner, Lise, 1878 - 1968 (Professor of Nuclear Physics) 2
Thomson, George Paget, Sir, 1892 - 1975 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 2
Allibone, Thomas Edward, 1903 - 2003 (physicist) 1
Bagnold, Ralph Alger, 1896 - 1990 (Brigadier, geophysicist) 1
Bowen, Edward George, 1911 - 1991 (radiophysicist) 1
Bretscher, Dr Egon, 1901 - 1973 (nuclear physicist) 1
Budden, Kenneth George, 1915 - 2005 (physicist) 1
Bullard, Edward Crisp, Sir, 1907 - 1980 (Knight, marine geophysicist) 1
Burcham, William Ernest, 1913 - 2008 (nuclear physicist) 1
Cassels, James Macdonald, 1924 - 1994 (physicist) 1
Chadwick, James, Sir, 1891 - 1974 (Knight, physicist) 1
Churchill College 1
Dirac, Paul Adrien Maurice, 1902 - 1984 (physicist) 1
Donald, Athene, Dame, 1953 (née Griffith, Professor of Experimental Physics and Master of Churchill College) 1
Eastwood, Eric, Sir, 1910 - 1981 (Knight, engineer) 1
Feather, Norman, 1904 - 1978 (Professor, physicist) 1
Hill, John McGregor, Sir, 1921 - 2008 (Knight, nuclear physicist) 1
Hinton, Christopher, 1901 - 1983 (Baron Hinton of Bankside, nuclear engineer) 1
Kapitza, Piotr Leonidovich, 1894 - 1984 (physicist) 1
Kelly, Anthony, 1929 - 2014 (materials scientist, Vice-Chancellor of Surrey University) 1
Kemmer, Nicholas, 1911 - 1998 (Professor of Mathematical Physics) 1
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883 - 1946 (Baron Keynes, economist) 1
Lawson, John David, 1923 - 2008 (nuclear physicist) 1
Marshall, Walters Charles, 1932 - 1996 (Baron Marshall of Goring, physicist) 1
Pontecorvo, Bruno, 1913 - 1993 (nuclear physicist) 1
Rabel, Gabriele, 1880 - 1963 (physicist and biologist) 1
Randall, John Turton, Sir, 1905 - 1984 (Knight, biophysicist) 1
Ratcliffe, John Ashworth, 1902 - 1987 (physicist) 1
Rotblat, Joseph, Sir, 1908 - 2005 (Knight, physicist and peace campaigner) 1
Rutherford, Ernest, 1871 - 1937 (Baron Rutherford of Nelson, physicist) 1
Ryle, Martin, Sir, 1918 - 1984 (Knight and Professor of Radio Astronomy) 1
Schonland, Basil Ferdinand Jamieson, Sir, 1896 - 1972 (Knight, physicist) 1
Shire, Edward Samuel, 1908 - 1978 (physicist) 1
Thonemann, Peter Clive, 1917 (physicist) 1
University of Surrey 1
Walton, Ernest Thomas Sinton, 1903 - 1995 (nuclear physicist) 1
Weissenberg, Karl, 1893 - 1976 (physicist) 1
Wilkinson, Denys Haigh, Sir, 1922 - 2016 (Knight, Professor of Physics) 1
Wilson, Charles Thomson Rees, 1869 - 1959 (physicist) 1
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