Found in 152 Collections and/or Records:
A Scheme for Establishing the Royal Society, c 1665-c 1727
Additional publications and lectures, 1949-1964
Alphabetical files, 1914 - 2002
This series of files were in alphabetical order. A lot of the material relates to references and honours and is therefore closed on data protection grounds.
"Are there Men in the Moon?", 8 Mar 1942
Cutting from the Sunday Dispatch of an article by WSC asking whether life exists elsewhere in the universe. Written shortly before the war, but not published until 1942.
Audio-visual, 1975 - 2002
This series includes a number of short films and documentaries about Max and his work. It also includes some material prepared by other scientists of the time.
Containing data on size of sand grains from the Libyan Desert.
Correspondence, 1921 - 1967
Correspondence, 1914 - 2002
This series mainly comprises reference requests for employment and nominations for awards, including the Nobel Prize. Also included are off-prints of scientific and philosophical papers. The material relating to groups and organisations has been arranged into a separate series.
'History of New Museums', 1716 - 1891
This collection of records assembled by John Willis Clark, documents the development of the former Botanic Garden in central Cambridge as the site - the New Museums site as it became known - for teaching and research in science subjects. Clark, who was Superintendent of the Museum of Zoology and Secretary of the Museums and Lecture Rooms Syndicate 1865-91, provided a contents list at the start of each volume. This has been transcribed in the descriptions below.
Index of Reprints, c.1925-1982
Laboratory notebooks, 1927-03-31 - 1946-04-19
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.
Literary, 1937 - 2002
This series includes published scientific papers, articles about scientific and other issues, some obituaries, book reviews published in New York and London, and notes for both lectures and speeches.
Literary: articles: News of the World 4., Oct 1937 - Nov 1937
Literary: articles: News of the World 5., Nov 1937
Annotated proofs and press cuttings of the following articles by WSC: "Mankind is Confronted by One Supreme Task" on the need to control scientific progress; "A Federation for Peace is the Hope of the World" on the impersonality of modern war and the need for a strong League of Nations.Also includes: annotated proofs from "Thoughts and Adventures".
Literary: correspondence, mainly readers' comments on volume 4 ("The Hinge of Fate") of WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War")., Oct 1950 - Aug 1961
Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), J-Pownall., Jan 1946 - Apr 1950
Literary: correspondence with consultants and others on WSC's war memoirs ("The Second World War", mainly volumes 1 to 4), Pr-Z., Jul 1947 - Jul 1950
Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 4., Oct 1938
Literary: News of the World articles by WSC: 4., 1939
Includes proofs for three unpublished articles (indicated by a 1962 note): "The Mysteries of the Body" on cells, organs, blood, the digestive system, the liver, the nervous system and the brain, the senses, reproduction, and genetics; "Are We Alone in Space?" on the necessary conditions for life to develop outside the Earth; "The River of Life" on the origin of life on Earth up till human life (with a supplement from the Illustrated London News showing human evolution).