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Scientific lectures, examining, publications, 1934-1972

MS. Coulson 45

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Folder B.25.1: 'Recent Developments in the Theory of the Wave Equations', 1949. Extensive MS. notes for a course of 9 lectures given at King's College, London.

Includes Coulson's notes taken at lectures by Lennard-Jones on 'Molecular orbitals', February 1934.

Folder B.25.2: 'Introduction to Wave Mechanics', 1952-1969.

Extensive MS. notes for courses of lectures, begun at King's College, London, and continued at Oxford, with regular up-dating and additional material by Coulson. Coulson's indexes of the lectures, and notes on changes to be made, are included.

Folder B.25.3: 'Quantum Mechanics', 1947, 1955-1956. MS. notes for an extended course of lectures.

The earliest drafts (for 30 lectures) are dated 1947; the index inside the front cover of the folder refers to a course of 32 lectures at Oxford 1955-1956, and there are many additional pages of new material intercalated.

Folders B.25.4-B.25.5: Examination problems in Wave Mechanics and Quantum Theory, 1963-1971.

Folder B.25.6: 'Lectures on Atomic Structure', 1970-1972. Course of 8 lectures given at Oxford.

31 pp. MS. text of lectures; miscellaneous sets of MS. notes and problems.

Brief editorial correspondence and corrected typescript of paper, 1969.

Folder B.25.7: 'Why atoms combine', 1969. Talk given on Granada TV 'Discovery' series.

Correspondence, script of talk with MS. corrections by Coulson. Miscellaneous brochures regarding series and participants.

Folder B.25.8: Miscellaneous notes, drafts, problems and correspondence re mid-sessional examinations in physics, King's College, London, 1950-1952.

Folder B.25.9: Brief correspondence regarding external examinations at University of Edinburgh, 1953.


  • 1934-1972


9 folders

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MS. Coulson 45

Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/B.25/1-9

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom