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Academic assistance council/society for the protection of science and learning

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Adams, Walter 1933-1936, 1933-10-01

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/5
Scope and Contents Writing from the Academic Assistance Council in the Royal Society, Adams sends an agenda for a meeting and writes about the speakers. Austen Chamberlain wants there to be no implication of hostility towards Germany in the speeches and preferably no reference to Germany; Rutherford has also wished to keep the meeting apolitical. The four societies combining in the appeal do not intend the assistance to be solely for refugees from one country as is the case with other societies. No dinner...
Dates: 1933-10-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The MS Add.7653 Ernest Rutherford papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. The only limitations to use are in respect of the low-level radioactivity of a small number of items in the collection. Further advice is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room staff.
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Letter from [Mark Oliphant] to Adams, Walter 1933-1936, 1935-09-23

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/9
Scope and Contents In reply to the previous letter [Mark Oliphant] writes to Walter Adams that Oskar Heil is not a Jew and it is not for thar reason he wishes to spend a year in the Cavendish. Heil is of independent means and has been accepted by the Laboratory. Frau [Agnesa Arsenjewa] Heil is Russian and that is the reason for the difficulty with the Home Office. She has applied for a visa and has been refused and [Oliphant] was asked to write to explain the situation to the Home Office. Asks that Adams...
Dates: 1935-09-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The MS Add.7653 Ernest Rutherford papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. The only limitations to use are in respect of the low-level radioactivity of a small number of items in the collection. Further advice is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room staff.
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Letter to Adams, Walter 1933-1936, 1935-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7653/1/i/A/10
Scope and Contents Rutherford introduces [Mathilde] Hertz, daughter of [Heinrich Hertz], who has some Jewish ancestry and who cannot now live in Germany. As a zoologist 'of standing', Rutherford encloses a letter from Professor [Augustus Daniel] Imms saying he will allow her to work in 'the laboratory' [the Entomological Department of the Rothamsted Experimental Station?]. Rutherford is impressed with her personality and Dr Uvarow [Boris Petrovitch Uvarov] of the [Natural History Museum] Entomological...
Dates: 1935-11-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The MS Add.7653 Ernest Rutherford papers are owned by the University of Cambridge and are open for consultation under the normal regulations of the University Library's manuscripts collections; see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/deptserv/manuscripts/. The only limitations to use are in respect of the low-level radioactivity of a small number of items in the collection. Further advice is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room staff.

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