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Nuclear physics

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

 Series

Articles, 1925 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 5
Scope and Contents This series includes both technical scientific articles and those written about other scientists, and the place of science within society. Most of the articles are from printed journals and other scientific publications.
Dates: 1925 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Atomic energy, 1945 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 18
Scope and Contents This series includes printed literature, reports and correspondence in relation to nuclear energy and disarmament.
Dates: 1945 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds — CAV

Cavendish Laboratory archives, 1876 - 1999

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/CAV
Scope and Contents The records relate chiefly to the erection and administration of the laboratory buildings and their contents. Indeed, the earliest records are vouchers for equipment purchased by James Clerk Maxwell, first Professor, in 1876-9. There are also smaller quantities of records relating to laboratory clubs, 1902-72, the celebration of the Clerk Maxwell centenary, 1931, research programmes, 1960-92, including the Cambridge Energy Research Group, and applications to work and study at the laboratory,...
Dates: 1876 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The archives are unrestricted, except for 80 years closure period imposed on personal files, catalogued as CAV 10, 14-15 under data protection legislation.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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, transcripts...
Dates: 1945-08 - 1993-08
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Nuclear physics and medical physics research, 1937 - 1991

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT 4
Scope and Contents The material in this section has been presented in two distinct groups to reflect Rotblat’s careers in nuclear and medical physics. Both of these groups are rich in manuscript experimental records and drafts of published work; the nuclear physics material, resulting from collaborations with many individuals, has a far greater quantity of scientific correspondence. The greater part of the nuclear physics papers date from his years at the University of Liverpool (1939-1949), though...
Dates: 1937 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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Sir James Chadwick, 1945 - 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT 2/5/1
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Rotblat and Chadwick with related papers. A large part relates to the running of the laboratory at Liverpool after Rotblat's return from Los Alamos (December 1944); Chadwick remained in the USA as Head of the British Mission attached to Los Alamos and most of his letters 1945-1947 are written from the USA. The plans for re-building at Liverpool, work on the cyclotron, staffing, grants etc. are covered, along with wider issues such as the Nuclear Physics Sub-Committee and...
Dates: 1945 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
 Fonds

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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required. 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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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 and...
Dates: 1862 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.
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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. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.

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