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Scientific working papers and publications, 1941?-1973

MS. Coulson 39

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Folder B.19.1: Waves. Oliver and Boyd (first published in 1941).

Typescript of preface and contents page, MS. list of additions and corrections for later editions.

Copies of reviews.

Galley proofs showing corrections to seventh edition (published 1955).

Correspondence with M. Born regarding error in the first edition.

Folder B.19.2: Electricity. Oliver and Boyd (first published in 1948).

Heavily amended and annotated galley proofs of first edition.

Typescript of additions to second edition.

Correspondence with the publisher.

Folder B.19.3: The Shape and Structure of Molecules, Oxford University Press (published 1973).

Correspondence with colleagues and with publisher regarding Coulson's contribution to undergraduate chemistry series.

Correspondence regarding permission for Coulson to reproduce diagrams from previously published work by others.

Ms. notes and typescript outline of proposed book.

Typescript draft of lecture course on 'Electrons in molecules' (probably delivered abroad).

Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.19.4: Discussion on a paper by W.E. Moffitt, c.1948. 1 p. typescript.

Folder B.19.5: Correspondence and papers exchanged with editors at Pergamon Press regarding numerous publications on which Coulson's advice was sought, 1953-1964. Titles include Dictionary of Physics, Journal of Atomic and Molecular Physics, International Encyclopaedia of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics.

Folder B.19.6: 'Note on a modified Thomas-Fermi equation for molecules', c.1950. 4 pp. typescript.

Folder B.19.7: 'The long-range distribution around an impurity in a metal', 1951.

Work in collaboration with V.W. Maslen. 2 pp. typescript.


  • 1941?-1973


7 folders

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MS. Coulson 39

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CSAC 60/4/78/B.19/1-7

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