Bragg, William Lawrence, sir, 1890-1971

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Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On physics faculty at the University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1954-1966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (1915).

From the description of Selected reprints, 1920-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78933069

Sir William Lawrence Bragg. Education: St. Peter's College (Austrailia); B.S., Mathematics, Adelaide University (1908); Natural Sciences, Trinity College, Cambridge (1912). Professional experience: Fellow and Lecturer, Trinity College (1914); Professor of Physics, Manchester University (1919-1937); Director of the National Physical Laboratory (1937-1938); Cavendish Professor of Experimental Physics, Cambridge (1938-1953). Research interests: x-ray physics.

From the description of Oral History interview with Sir William Lawrence Bragg, 1969 June 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154305709

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1954-1966); and Nobel Prize for Physics (1915).

From the description of Papers. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83659646

From the description of History of Sound Ranging, 1914-1918. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78491342

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (1919-1937), and Cambridge University (1938-1953); director of Royal Institution, London (1953-1966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (1915).

From the description of Miscellaneous correspondence. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82394895

Physicist. Born and educated in Adelaide, Australia and then moved to England where he was professor of Physics, Victoria University, Manchester 1919-1937, at Cambridge 1938-1954 and Director, 1954-1966 of the Royal Institution. He shared the Nobel Prize in 1915 with his father, William Henry Bragg.

From the description of Oral history interview, 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155006185

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester (l9l9-l937), and Cambridge University (l938-l953); director of Royal Institution, London (l953-l966); and Nobel Prize in Physics (l9l5).

From the description of History of protein analysis [sound recording] / delivered at the American Crystallographic Association meeting, 1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82331275

Physicist (x-ray diffraction, crystallography). On the physics faculty at University of Manchester, 1919-1937, and Cambridge University, 1938-1953; director of Royal Institution, London, 1953-1966; Nobel prize for Physics, 1915.

From the description of Letters to Gerald Willis Fox concerning the reflective ability of quartz and other matters of the structure and properties of crystals, 1931-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81756868

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referencedIn Heyworth, Dorothy, 1901-. Oral history interview with Dorothy Heyworth, 1979 March 14. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Papers. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-. Oral history interview with Leonard B. Loeb, 1962 August 7. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Archive for the History of Quantum Physics, 1898-1950 (bulk), 1898-1950 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Letters to Gerald Willis Fox concerning the reflective ability of quartz and other matters of the structure and properties of crystals, 1931-1936. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Jones, H. (Harry), 1905-1986. Oral history interview with Harry Jones, 1981 January 20. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. History of protein analysis [sound recording] / delivered at the American Crystallographic Association meeting, 1967. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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referencedIn Papers and correspondence of Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin, 1910-1994, 1928-1993 Department of Western Manuscripts, Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
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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
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referencedIn Horace Freeland Judson Collection, 1968-1978 American Philosophical Society
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referencedIn Sir William Lawrence Bragg and others: Correspondence and Papers, 20th century Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
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creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Letter, 1962 June 1, London, to Sanborn C. Brown, Cambridge, Mass. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn Papers, 1918-1993 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Chapman, Sydney, 1888-1970. Festschrift material [microform], 1968. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Miscellaneous correspondence. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn Jerome Alexander correspondence, 1908-1953 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. History of Sound Ranging, 1914-1918. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Letters : Cambridge, Pittsburgh, to Howard L. Goodhart, N.Y. 1948-1950. Bryn Mawr College, Mariam Coffin Canaday Library
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X-rays--Scattering
Bombing and gunnery ranges--History
Crystallography
X-ray crystallography
Crystal
Ballistics
Physics--Study and teaching
Proteins--Analysis
World War, 1914-1918--Science
Range-finding
Nobel prizes
Solid state physics
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Birth 1890-03-31

Death 1971-07-01

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