Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
Sketch of the life and work of A. M. Liapounov by B.M. Lyapunov, which appeared in the Reports of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1930, with related works, translated into English by A. J. Pressland, 89 folios: (fo. 1) the Russian Academy sketch; (fo. 46) lecture by A. M. Liapunov 'On the form of celestial bodies'; (fo. 77) obituary notice for Liapounov. Contributors include A. J. Pressland.
Notebooks describing experiments carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory: Box 1: to 1900 Box 2: 1902-1905 Box 3: 1906-1922 Box 4: 1911-1934
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.
Contains material relating to family history (MS Add. 10214/1) and letters (MS Add. 10214/2) including:
hints for an excursion letter to Monsieur Verrier, 1864; letters to Professor Sedgwick, 1846-1847; letters to daugther and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Routh 1866-1884; notes written by Hilda Routh 1898; postcard to S.W. Coles 1940.
A fair copy of a Catalogue of Stars Visible on the Horizon of Calcutta, drawn up by J. W. F. Herschel to accompany the ten feet reflecting telescope sent to his relations including medical doctor, Duncan Stewart, eldest brother of Lady Margaret Herschel, employed by the East India Company, 1825-1855.
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.
Mechanical Sciences Tripos notebooks compiled by James Stuart Glass of Queens' College, Cambridge.
138 folios. Fos 2, 3, 13-22, 26-33, 46-54, 63-67, 74 and 92-138 are blank. On fo. 1v: 'F. W. Lodington Ex dono J. Speare 1816'.
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.
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.
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".