Papers, 1884-1922.


Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. Papers, 1884-1922.

Papers, 1884-1922.

The papers contain 21 working manuscript notebooks of research notes and drafts of articles; correspondence, including letters from G. F. Searle, Lord Kelvin, and S. P. Thompson. The remainder of the collection consists of about eight archive boxes of loose random notes and pamphlets. A gift from B. A. Behrend comprises 4 letters from Heaviside to Behrend, 1918-1919, a document conferring an honorary doctorate (German) on Heaviside, and volumes 31-100 of 'Nature,' November 1884-February 1918 (minus vol 77), with Heaviside's annotations.

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