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Physics

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Copy of report on Ronald Stansfield's work at the Cavendish Laboratory supervised by Lord Rutherford, 1936-7, and correspondence with and about Rutherford, 1910 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 47
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The collection comprises a wide variety of material from a number of different sources which have been deemed too small to be considered individual collections in their own right and have been grouped together under the heading "miscellaneous". Subjects covered include First and Second World Wars, the Falklands Campaign, and recollections of Sir Winston Churchill.

Dates: 1910 - 1972
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Series

Correspondence, 1921 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 20
Scope and Contents This is a wide-ranging series, covering a large proportion of Cockcroft's career from his time at university until his death. Retaining Cockcroft's own arrangement, the series has been split into sections including: general correspondence with scientists; correspondence with particular individuals; correspondence arranged by subject; correspondence with and on the numerous people who asked for Cockcroft's help in finding various positions, after the Second World War; miscellaneous papers;...
Dates: 1921 - 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

De motu Corporum Liber Secundus, c 1687

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3990
Scope and Contents

Draft of 'De Mundi Systemate', first printed in 1731.

Dates: c 1687
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Fonds

Minutes and officers's files of the New Pythagoreans, 1929 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.95
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1929 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Minutes of conjoint meetings of Special Boards for Medicine, Physics and Chemistry, and Biology and Geology, 1885 - 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1885 - 1925
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Minutes of the Faculty Board of Physics and Chemistry, predecessor and subordinate bodies, 1882 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/Min.V.83-8 etc
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

Minutes of Boards of Studies, from 1926 known as Faculty Boards, may cover governance, appointments, budgets, curriculum development, examining and accommodation.

Dates: 1882 - 1974
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer.
 Fonds

Miscellaneous Notes, c 1670-c 1680

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3974
Scope and Contents

On gems and other subjects.

Dates: c 1670-c 1680
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 Sub-Fonds — PC

Papers of the Faculty of Physics and Chemistry, 1964 - 1997

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/PC
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.

Dates: 1964 - 1997
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 50 years from the date of creation as a condition of transfer to the University Archives. Additionally, Degree and Appointments Committees papers are closed for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series

Physics, c 1650-c 1750

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9597/16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Macclesfield Collection principally comprises the archives of John Collins (1625-1683) and William Jones (1675-1749). As well as being mathematicians in their own right, both men corresponded with leading scientific figures of their day and so the collection includes autograph material by Isaac Newton, Edmond Halley, Henry Briggs, Roger Cotes, Henry Oldenburg and Robert Hooke.

Dates: c 1650-c 1750
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Please enquire at the Manuscripts Reading Room desk if you would like to view items from the Macclesfield Collection.
 Series

Physics: General, 1939-02-16 - 1990-06-27

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/87
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1939-02-16 - 1990-06-27
 Series

Physics: Magnetism and electricity 1, 1930 - 1991-04-13

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/94
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1930 - 1991-04-13
 Series

Physics: Magnetism and electricity 2, 1877 - 1994-04-14

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/95
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1877 - 1994-04-14
 Fonds

Records of the Del Squared V Club, 1900 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XXIX
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1900 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — IRCS

Records of the Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Superconductivity, 1987 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/IRCS
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Management Group:

The category - Teaching, learning and research records - comprises records relating to curriculum delivery and examination, further research and the award of degrees; also such adjuncts to study as laboratories, the Botanic Garden and University Library.

Dates: 1987 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the Ray Club, 1837 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.89
Scope and Contents From the Management Group:

The category - Student administration and support records - comprises records relating to student admissions at all levels, graduate students, visiting senior scholars, student careers advice and welfare, together with the records of clubs and societies.

Dates: 1837 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

St Bartholomew's Hospital papers, 1916 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RTBT 3
Scope and Contents The papers present a comprehensive record of Rotblat’s career at the Medical College, covering his teaching and departmental roles as well as his wider participation in the University of London’s educational policies. His teaching responsibilities are represented by a substantial quantity of manuscript lecture notes (for MB courses and postgraduate courses in physics and radiobiology), covering almost all his years at the Medical College. There is much material relating to the organisation...
Dates: 1916 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Series

The Elements of Mechanicks, c 1665-c 1727

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4005.5: 23-24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Papers either in Newton's hand or concerning his life and work. Subjects covered include the Royal Society, education, cosmography, mechanics, mathematics, astronomy and shipbuilding.

Dates: c 1665-c 1727
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
 File

The Lawes of Motion: How Solitary Bodies are Moved, c 1665-c 1672

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3958.5: 81-84
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The Portsmouth Collection is the principal collection of Isaac Newton's scientific and mathematical papers, including early drafts of the Principia, and his correspondence with Oldenburg, Halley Flamsteed and many of the other most prominent scientists of his day.

Dates: c 1665-c 1672
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Due to the fragile nature of the material access to the collection is restricted. It is available to view in the Cambridge University Digital Library at https://cudl.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/newton/1 with the exception of MS.Add.4007, which is open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

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