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Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

2 papers and U.R.S.I [Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale] Program of Meeting, 1927-1938

Identifier: Coll-37/C.361
Scope and Contents

The material consists of 'The existence of more than one ionized layer in the upper atmosphere'. A published version of Appleton's paper presented at U.R.S.I. [Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale] General Assembly, October 1927, announcing his discovery of the F layer; 'Some Observations on International Research on Atmospherics'. A typescript of Appleton's paper presented at Copenhagen meeting, 1931; and U.R.S.I Program of meeting, Washington D.C., 1938.

Dates: 1927-1938

2 papers: 'Wireless Telegraphy' and 'Wireless Transmission and the Upper Atmosphere', no date

Identifier: Coll-37/D.4
Scope and Contents

2 papers: 'Wireless Telegraphy', a 3 page manuscript draft of the first of 3 lecture, no date; and 'Wireless Transmission and the Upper Atmosphere', a 4 page manuscript draft, no date.

Dates: no date

Manuscript notes and narrative on oscillations in the atmosphere by A.J. Lyon, no date

Identifier: Coll-37/C.134
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Under this heading are grouped all data, notes and correspondence which were not included in Appleton’s named folders, but were received as loose and disordered papers. Most of them relate to his period at Edinburgh University, when he conducted collaborative research on a number of ionospheric projects simultaneously. His consistent collaborator was A. G. Pritchard (later Turnbull) whose data comprise many different topics; for the period c.1949-54 he also worked closely with A.J. Lyon...
Dates: no date

Papers of Sir Edward Victor Appleton

 Fonds — Box MS.2300
Identifier: Coll-37
Scope and Contents The papers, which are substantial, deal almost exclusively with Appleton's scientific work. There is little personal or private correspondence and almost no surviving material, apart from lectures, speeches and addresses, relating to his public life as scientific administrator or university principal. There are, however, a good run of diaries and engagement books and extensive folders of notes, research ideas, manuscript calculations and data from all periods of Appleton's career, as well as...
Dates: c 1918-1973