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Bragg, William Lawrence, Sir, 1890-1971. Papers.

Papers.

This collection consists of scientific and personal correspondence, scientific notebooks, texts of lectures, speeches and broadcasts, and reprints. Most of the correspondence dates from 1940 but there ae some earlier papers, notably a series of personal letters written during the 1914-1918 war. The collection includes correspondence with Edward Neville da Costa Andrade, Edward V. Appleton, William T. Astbury, John Desmond Bernal, Patrick M. S. Blackett, Niels Bohr, Max Born, A. J. Bradley, William Henry Bragg, C. W. Dunn, G. F. Claringbull, John D. Cockcroft, E. G. Cox, Francis H. C. Crick, Charles Galton Darwin, Herbert Dingle, Ulick R. Evans, Paul Peter Ewald, Dorothy Hodgkin, William Hume-Rothery, R. W. James, R. V. Jones, J. C. Kendrew, Max von Laue, Frederick A. Lindemann (Lord Cherwell), Kathleen Lonsdale, A. C. Bernard Lovell, H. Lowery, Nevill F. Mott, Max Perutz, David C. Phillips, George Porter, Ernest Rutherford, Martin Ryle, David Shoenberg, Charles Percy Snow, Edmund C. Stoner, George P. Thomson, Joseph John Thomson, S. Tolansky, F. C. Toy, James D. Watson, and M. H. F. Wilkins.

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