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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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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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Lady Isabel Marian Schonland: papers, photographs and printed material relating to South African affairs

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8703
Scope and Contents Papers, correspondence and research materials concerning Schonland's authorship of parts of the narrative of the 'Union War Histories', a history of South Africa's involvement in the Second World War, and her work in promoting harmonious race-relations in South Africa, including work with the Institute of Race Relations. The collection includes papers relating to a survey commissioned by the South African Institute of Race Relations on 'the needs of Urban African Women'. A small amount of...
Dates: 1939-1964 (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 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).
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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 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 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 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 Norman Feather

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEAT
Scope and Contents

This collection consists solely of Feather's scientific papers and contains original experimental records and calculations, correspondence with other scientists, unpublished wartime reports and offprints of published papers.

Dates: 1915 - 1978
Conditions Governing Access: Boxes 1-46, Acc.660/1-4 and most of Acc.1505 are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Professor William Burcham

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BCHM
Scope and Contents

The collection relates to Burcham's scientific career, especially his work in the high voltage laboratory under M L E Oliphant and P I Dee which was set up to pursue the findings of Sir John Cockcroft and E T S Walton in splitting atomic nuclei.

Dates: 1913 - 2004
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 Sir Denys Wilkinson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WILN
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of reports and correspondence on the development of nuclear physics in Britain, including: papers on nuclear physics at Oxford, during the 1950's and 1960's; papers on the National Institute for Research in Nuclear Science, 1957-60's; papers on the Nuclear Physics Board, 1960's; correspondence files, 1950's-1960's; Wilkinson's memoirs on his work at Cambridge and Oxford during the 1950's; some material on the (London) Physics Club.

Dates: 1950-08 - 1992-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are closed until catalogued.
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The Papers of Sir George Paget Thomson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/TMSN
Scope and Contents

These files mainly contain routine correspondence and reports regarding the early development of the atomic bomb.

Dates: 1939 - 1942
Conditions Governing Access: TMSN 5 is CLOSED until cleared by UKAEA at Harwell.
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The Papers of Sir John Cockcroft

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.

Dates: 1872 - 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 Sir John McGregor Hill

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HILL
Scope and Contents

Scientific correspondence and papers, mainly on nuclear power.
The collection is divided into three sections:
Section A: Biographical
Section B: Publications, Speeches and Lectures
Section C: Correspondence



Dates: 1946 - 1994
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) 6
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