Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England)

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The Cavendish Laboratory is the Department of Physics of the University of Cambridge and part of the School of the Physical Sciences.

From the guide to the Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks, c. 1900-1934, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Grosse, Aristid Victor, 1905-1985. Oral history interview with Aristid Victor Grosse, 1974 January 11 and April 5. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ernest, Lord Rutherford: Correspondence and Papers, c.1893-1938 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Comstock, Daniel F. (Daniel Frost), b. 1833. Autobiography, 1963. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Walton, Ernest, 1903-1995. Notebooks, 1929-1934. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Oliphant, Mark, Sir, 1901-. Oral history interview with Sir Mark Oliphant, 1971 November 3. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Thomas George Bedford and others: Class Experiments, c. 1907-1939 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. Records, 1939-1958. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bretscher, Egon, 1901-1973. Papers. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1906-1937. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Sir William Lawrence Bragg and others: Correspondence and Papers, 20th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Dadourian, Haroutune Mugurditch, 1878-. Oral history interview with Haroutune Mugurditch Dadourian, 1964 April 4. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Nordheim, Lothar, 1899-. Autobiographical sketch, ca. 1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics institutional history collection A-K, [ca. 1883]-1989, (bulk 1960-1989). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Sir Joseph John Thomson: Correspondence and Papers, c.1880-1939 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Douglas Rayner Hartree: Calculations on Schubaurer's Ellipse, 1930s-1986 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks, c. 1900-1934 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Horace Freeland Judson Collection, 1968-1978 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985. Oral history interview with Frank Oppenheimer, 1984 November 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Lewis, Wilfrid Bennett, 1908-1987. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Shenstone, Allen Goodrich, 1893-. Autobiography, 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Feather, N. (Norman). Oral history interview with Norman Feather, 1971 February 25 and 5 November. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. British Reports. Technical reports, 1939-1945. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958. Letters from J. J. Thomson, 1913, and letter to son, James W. Davisson, concerning Davisson's visit to Cavendish Laboratory, his marriage and family life, 1913-1957. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Freeman, Joan, 1918-. Response to 1981 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1982. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley). Oral history interview with Milton Stanley Livingston, 1967 August 21. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pippard, A. B. Oral history interview with Alfred Brian Pippard, 1980 November 13. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England). Post-prandial proceedings of the Cavendish Society (5th and 6th eds.), 1920-1926. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Egon Bretscher, 1901-1973, 1896-1973 Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, University of Cambridge
referencedIn Williams, Samuel Robinson, b. 1879. Papers, 1886-1955. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958. Notebooks, 1899-1912. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Fowler, William A. Oral history interview with William Alfred Fowler, 1972 June 8, 1973 Feb. 5, 1974 May 30. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn McKeehan, L. W. (Louis Williams), 1887-1975. Autobiography, ca, 1970. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Briggs, George Henry, 1893-1987. Papers, 1868-1983. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Walton, Ernest, 1903-1995. Papers, 1921-ca. 1980s. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Albert Kempton: Correspondence and papers, c. 1930-2000 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Amaldi, Edoardo. Oral history interview with Amaldi Edoardo, 1969 April 9 and 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks, c. 1900-1934 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967. Papers, 1921-1967. American Institute of Physics
referencedIn Ernest, Lord Rutherford: Letters to George Briggs, 1924-1935 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964. Autobiographical notes, 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Pippard, A. B. Oral history interview with Alfred Brian Pippard, 1981 January 22. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983. Oral history interview with Henry A. Barton, 1970 March 3 and 16. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Dee, Philip Ivor, 1904-1983. Oral History interview with Philip I. Dee, 1971 November 5. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Selected reprints, 1920-1969. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Frank Oldham: Student Notebooks, 1925-1973 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Niels Bohr Library. History of physics institutional history collection T-Z, [ca. 1883]-1989, (bulk 1960-1989). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Laird, Elizabeth Rebecca, 1874-1969. Autobiography, ca. 1960. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Compton, Betty Charity McCloskey, 1916-. Oral history interview with Betty Charity McCloskey Compton, 1968 April 11 and 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. Lectures, 1910-1911. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. Correspondence, 1906-1937. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011. Oral history interview with Maurice Goldhaber, 1967 January 10. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn American Institute of Physics. Reminiscences of Lord Rutherford by former students [sound recording] / 1971. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn George Frederick Charles Searle: Notebooks and Class Experiments, c. 1892-1944 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Papers of Kenneth T. Bainbridge, 1873, 1923-1996 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-1974. Autobiography, ca. 1962. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985. Oral history interview with Paul Peter Ewald, 1968 May 17 and 24. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. Congratulatory tribute on Thomson's seventieth birthday signed by members of the Cavendish Laboratory, 1926. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967. Oral history interview conducted with Sir John Cockcroft, 1967 March 28. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England). Four songs, 1927-1936. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Oral History interview with Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1969 June 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Chadwick, James, 1891-1974. Oral history interview with James Chadwick, 1969 April 15 to 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Amaldi, Edoardo. person
associatedWith Bainbridge, Kenneth T. person
associatedWith Barton, Henry Askew, 1898-1983. person
associatedWith Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. person
associatedWith Bretscher, Egon, 1901-1973. person
associatedWith Briggs, George Henry, 1893-1987. person
associatedWith Cavendish Laboratory corporateBody
associatedWith Chadwick, James, 1891-1974. person
associatedWith Cockcroft, John, Sir, 1897-1967. person
associatedWith Compton, Betty Charity McCloskey, 1916- person
associatedWith Comstock, Daniel F. (Daniel Frost), b. 1833. person
associatedWith Dadourian, Haroutune Mugurditch, 1878- person
associatedWith Davis, Bergen, 1869-1958. person
associatedWith Davisson, Clinton Joseph, 1881-1958. person
associatedWith Dee, Philip Ivor, 1904-1983 person
associatedWith Douglas Rayner Hartree person
associatedWith Ernest, Lord Rutherford person
associatedWith Ernest, Lord Rutherford: Letters to George Briggs person
associatedWith Ewald, Paul Peter, 1888-1985. person
associatedWith Feather, N. (Norman) person
associatedWith Fowler, William A. person
associatedWith Freeman, Joan, 1918- person
associatedWith George Frederick Charles Searle person
associatedWith Goldhaber, Maurice, 1911-2011. person
associatedWith Grosse, Aristid Victor, 1905-1985. person
associatedWith Judson, Horace Freeland, 1931- person
associatedWith Laird, Elizabeth Rebecca, 1874-1969. person
associatedWith Lewis, Wilfrid Bennett, 1908-1987. person
associatedWith Livingston, M. Stanley (Milton Stanley) person
associatedWith McKeehan, L. W. (Louis Williams), 1887-1975. person
associatedWith Niels Bohr Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Nordheim, Lothar, 1899- person
associatedWith Oldham, Frank person
associatedWith Oliphant, Mark, Sir, 1901- person
associatedWith Oppenheimer, Frank, 1912-1985. person
associatedWith Pippard, A. B. person
associatedWith Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Shenstone, Allen Goodrich, 1893- person
associatedWith Sir William Lawrence Bragg; Frederick Alexander Lindemann, Viscount Cherwell; Sir Owen Willians Richardson; Arthur H. Compton; and Harold Albert Wilson. person
associatedWith Thomas George Bedford, George Frederick Charles Searle, A. L. Reimann, J. K. Roberts, C. F. Sharman, G. Stead, C. E. Wynn-Williams, and E. L. Yates. person
associatedWith Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940. person
associatedWith United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. person
associatedWith United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority. British Reports. person
associatedWith University of Cambridge. corporateBody
associatedWith Walton, Ernest, 1903-1995. person
associatedWith Webb, Harold Worthington, 1884-1974. person
associatedWith Williams, Samuel Robinson, b. 1879 person
associatedWith Wilson, Harold A. (Harold Albert), 1874-1964. person
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England
England
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Physicists--Social life and customs
Physical laboratories--Social life and customs
Science
Experiments
After-dinner speeches
Physics--Anecdotes
Physical laboratories--Social aspects
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Active 1936

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