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Physics

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Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 65 Collections and/or Records:

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R V Jones Associated Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RVJO AS
Scope and Contents

These papers were deposited by Steuart Campbell, who corresponded with R V Jones in the 1980s. The contents are mainly letters from R V Jones, sent to Campbell between 1980 and 1988.

Dates: 1980 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is owned by Churchill College. The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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).
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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).
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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).
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Sir George Gabriel Stokes: Miscellaneous Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7656
Scope and Contents 1. Correspondence The letters are divided into two main parts. The largest group of correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, then chronologically within these sections. The remaining letters are arranged chronologically in the following subject groupings: LB1.1 to LB1.22 Letter book containing letters written to Stokes in 1846. LB2.1 to LB2.34 Letter book containing correspondence between Stokes and George Baden Powell in 1847 and 1848. RS1 to RS2415 Royal Society of...
Dates: 1830-1902 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: RESTRICTED - copy microfilm CM04928-CM05027 to be used
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Sir Gordon Sutherland: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8353
Scope and Contents The collection provides some documentation for most aspects of Sutherland's career, apart from his two periods at the University of Michigan, for which there is virtually no material. For the 1930s there is extensive correspondence, but no laboratory records, and for the wartime period there is a very full sequence of letters exchanged with H.W. Thompson, 1937-1947. Section C contains papers relating to the National Physical Laboratory, and Section D documents Sutherland's involvement with...
Dates: 1921-1982 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts
 Fonds — Multiple Containers

Sir Joseph John Thomson: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7654
Scope and Contents Part I. Correspondence A-Z Correspondence. PP Other personal papers. Part II. Research, lectures and speeches BD Drafts of books. PD Drafts of published scientific papers and lectures. ED Drafts of contributions to dictionaries and encyclopaedia. UD Drafts of unidentified or unpublished works. SN Notes for speeches. NC Notes and calculations. PH Photographs and diagrams. UL University lecture notes. EX Draft Examination questions. Part III. Thomson's work outside physics Government...
Dates: 1880-1939 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Sir William Lawrence Bragg and others: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8328
Scope and Contents Sir William Lawrence Bragg: letters and notes regarding a book on crystals (1929, 1 folder, c. 23 items) Notes headed 'X ray Optics (crystal physics)', handwritten and typed. Notes beginning '(1) Temperature factors', handwritten. Letter from Miss W.E. Deighton, sending copies of letters between Mr Astbury and Sir William Henry Bragg, about 'the book', Feb. 1929. Correspondence between William Henry Bragg and W.L. Bragg, Jan. - Feb. 1929, about a proposed book on crystals, including a...
Dates: 1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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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.
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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.
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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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The Papers of Brigadier Ralph Alger Bagnold

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BGND
Scope and Contents

The collection comprises documentation of Bagnold's desert expeditions, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and scientific research, supplemented by maps and photographs. The collection includes drafts of Bagnold's autobiography ("Sun, Wind, War and Water", 1991) and draft chapters on the history of the LRDG, as well as some personal papers and correspondence.

Dates: 1902 - 1990
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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.
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The Papers of C. T. R. Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CTRW
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising correspondence, mainly about barrage balloons and airships, 1917-40, photographs and offprints.

Dates: 1888 - 1959; 1888 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Dame Athene Donald

Reference Code: GBR/0014/DNLD
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection relates to Donald's scientific career and research: including publications; academic conferences; papers relating to scientists collaborating and working for Donald; scientific findings and data. It also includes material, including articles, relating to Donald's role as a gender equality champion and a copy of her blog.

Dates: 1970 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Closed until listed.
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The Papers of Dr (Vernon) Ellis Cosslett

Reference Code: GBR/0014/COSS
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and papers concerning the development of the Electron Microscope

Dates: 1935-08 - 1988-08
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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The Papers of Edward George Bowen

Reference Code: GBR/0014/EGBN
Scope and Contents The papers provide a detailed and most interesting account of developments in radar with which Dr Bowen was involved from 1935 until 1978. Sections 1 to 3 deal respectively with early warning, airborne and centimetre wave radar while Section 4 is concerned with the wartime Tizard Mission to the United States and work being done there on microwave radar. Each of these Sections is preceded by an account by Dr Bowen of the field covered by the papers therein. Section 5 contains the daily...
Dates: 1931 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Gabriele Rabel

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RABL
Scope and Contents Throughout her life, Dr. Gabriele Rabel kept diaries in which she described in great detail her work in biology, theoretical physics, philosophy and philology, her life in Germany and Austria from the end of the 19th century until the late 1920s, and in the United States at the end of the 1920s and some of the famous scientists and philosophers with whom she worked and under whom she studied. At the age of 80, settled near Cambridge, she resolved to translate passages from these diaries...
Dates: 1893 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Jack Ratcliffe

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RACL
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to physics, including articles, lectures, research notes and correspondence.
With biographical material, 1987-9.

Dates: 1920 - 1986
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Karl Weissenberg

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WEIS
Scope and Contents

Papers comprising articles, lectures, notes, correspondence, photographs and textile samples.

Dates: 1938 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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The Papers of Kenneth George Budden

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BDDN
Scope and Contents

Unpublished memoir, lecture notes, laboratory note books and other papers

Dates: 1933 - 1985
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently uncatalogued and not open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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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.
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The Papers of Professor Anthony Kelly

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KLLY
Scope and Contents

The collection includes: research and teaching materials relating to Kelly's work on materials science (including articles, lecture notes and research files); material on consultancy work for Rolls Royce and ICI among others; papers on travel and personal interests such as sailing; and material relating to the University of Surrey and Churchill College.

Dates: 1950 - 2014
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is currently closed pending cataloguing. Please contact Churchill Archives Centre for further details.
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The Papers of Professor Antony Hewish

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HWSH
Scope and Contents

Comprising pulsar discovery charts; lecture notes, laboratory notebooks and logbooks, and correspondence and memorabilia, mainly about the award of the Nobel Prize.

Dates: 1949 - 2013
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge.
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