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Papers of Professor Charles Glover Barkla

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-296

Scope and Contents

  1. Lectures and notes, 1903, 1917 (E91.105)
  2. Citation for the Nobel Prize for Physics, 1917 (E96.23)
  3. Congratulatory telegrams on the award of the Nobel Prize for Physics, 1918-1919 (E96.10)


  • Creation: 1903-1919


1 box (24 letters (approx); 1 Diploma)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lectures and notes transferred from Dept. of Natural Philosophy via King's Buildings Libraries, Edinburgh University, December 1991, Accession no. E91.105. Nobel Prize citation transferred from Dept. of Physics, June 1996, Accession no. E96.23. Congratulatory material received April 1996, Accession no. E96.10.

Related Materials

The local Indexes show another reference to Barkla related material (check the Indexes for more details): letters to Barkla from Professor Sir D. F. Tovey (1875-1940) mainly about meetings of the Faculty of Music, Edinburgh University, 1918-1938, at Gen. 1971/5/1-3, 5-15. In addition, the UK National Register of Archives (NRA), updated by the Historical Manuscripts Commission, notes: correspondence and papers, Private, NRA 22850 Barkla; letters to Sir Owen Richardson, University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library, NRA 22337 Richardson; letters (10) to Lord Rutherford, 1909-1921, Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Ref. Add 7653.

Papers of Professor Charles Glover Barkla (1877-1944)
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