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Scientific working papers, lectures, publications, 1938-1972

MS. Coulson 31

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Folder B.11.1 (1962-1966): 'Vector operators'.

MS. notes and drafts for courses of lectures in Oxford.

Folder B.11.2 (1938): 'Quantum mechanics of atoms and molecules'.

Typescript and MS. draft for 'first nine lectures 1938', given at Dundee.

Includes 2 pp. typescript list 'L.J. lecture schedule', probably Coulson's note of topics covered in Lennard-Jones's lectures in Cambridge, used as basis for his own teaching in Dundee.

Folder B.11.3 (1949-1972): 'Introductory wave mechanics'.

Lectures given at various dates in London and Oxford.

MS. drafts, plan of the course, correspondence.

Coulson's indexes to the courses appear on inside cover of the folder.

Folder B.11.4 (n.d.): 'Waves'.

Extensive notes and drafts for course at Dundee.

7 numbered booklets, and loose pages numbered 'W1-W16'.

Folder B.11.5 (1964-1965): 'Calculus of variations'.

MS. drafts, notes, list of topics, for courses of lectures at Oxford.

Folder B.11.6 (1969): 'Quantum Mechanics'.

MS. draft and list of topics for a course of lectures at Oxford, and a copy of 30 pp. ms. notes taken by a student of 'Quantum Mechanics (Lectures given by Prof. C.A. Coulson to 27 students - Jan. 69)'.

Folder B.11.7 (1970): 'Brillouin's Theorem and Hellmann-Feynman Theorem'.

MS. notes for 'Coffee-party talk', November 1970, typescript with printer's amendments for published paper.

Folder B.11.8 (1969-1971): 'Bounds to Eigenvalues'.

MS. notes for courses of lectures in Oxford 1969-1971.

Notes, related offprints and research material, including a copy of an earlier publication by Coulson.

Folder B.11.9 (1961-1972): 'Hellmann-Feynman Theorem'.

Several sets of notes and lectures on the subject, including courses at Oxford 1961, 1964, 1972.

Folder B.11.10:

Extensive notes and drafts for courses of lectures at Oxford on large molecules, various dates, 1965-1967, but also includes notes for earlier course on 'Small molecules', 1958, and correspondence, 1963.

Folder B.11.11:

Notes for lectures on 'Heat', pages numbered H.1-H.8, originally given at Dundee and kept with B.11.4. above.

Folder B.11.12:

Notes for lectures on 'Differential Equations', pages numbered DE1-DE26, originally given at Dundee and kept with B.11.4., with additional material used for courses of lectures on Differential Equations at Oxford, 1964-1966.


  • 1938-1972


12 folders

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MS. Coulson 31

Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/B.11/1-12

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Weston Library
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