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MS. Couldson 54

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Folder B.34.1: 'Helium', 1941. 5 sets of MS. notes and calculations, separately paginated, and numbered 1-5, and miscellaneous untitled loose pages of notes.

Folder B.34.2: 'Electrolytes', c.1941. Work in collaboration with G.S. Rushbrooke; miscellaneous MS. notes, and 3 sets of drafts by collaborator.

Folder B.34.3: 'Electron velocities in molecular hydrogen H2', n.d. 14 pp. typescript 'Origin of the problem', addressed to (unnamed) collaborator, perhaps W.E. Duncanson. 3 sets of MS. notes, separately paginated and numbered 1-3. Miscellaneous MS. notes and calculations on the subject.

Folder B.34.4: 'General momentum theory', n.d. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.34.5: 'Compton line for CH4, C2H6, C2H4, C2H2', 1941. Coulson's copies of 4 letters to W.E. Duncanson on the subject, April 1941.

Folder B.34.6: 'CH4 various attempts and approximations' (continuation of above), 1941. Miscellaneous MS. notes and calculations, 30 pp., 11 pp. and shorter notes. Coulson's copies of 3 letters to W.E. Duncanson, June 1941.

Folder B.34.7: 'Diamagnetism of Methane', 1941. MS. notes and drafts. Includes a letter from H.S.W. Massey, April 1941.

Folder B.34.8: 'Approximate molecular orbitals for 2 centres', 1941, 1947. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.34.9: 'On the relation between localised and non-localised molecular orbitals', 1941-1942.

2 copies of 13 pp. typescript, with above title, submitted for publication to Royal Society of Edinburgh July 1942.

2 letters from Max Born, with criticisms of the paper, 1942.

Miscellaneous MS. notes and diagrams, 1941-1942.

Coulson withdrew the paper, on Born's advice, but gave a paper in French with similar title in Paris in 1948.

Folder B.34.10: 'Dipole moment of CH bond', 1940-1942. 4 sets of extensive MS. notes and drafts. Correspondence regarding publication and referees' reports, 1942.

Folder B.34.11: 'Wave functions of Li2 and N2', 1941-1942. Work in collaboration with W.E. Duncanson. 4 sets of MS. notes and drafts. Correspondence with W.E. Duncanson October 1941-April 1942, with detailed discussion of the progress of the work.

Folder B.34.12: 'Virial Theorem', 1943-1944. Work in collaboration with R.P. Bell. 4 sets of ms. notes and drafts. Correspondence with R.P. Bell, June 1943-July 1944, with detailed discussion of the progress of the work.

Folder B.34.13: 'Inorganic benzene B3N3H6', n.d. 9 pp. MS. draft and miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.34.14: 'Dipole movement of C-C bonds', 1944. Miscellaneous MS. notes.

Folder B.34.15: 6 sets of ms. notes and drafts on mathematical problems, probably preliminary work for paper on 'Some difficulties in teaching the D method in linear differential equations', n.d.

Folder B.34.16: 'Momentum in atoms', 1942-1944. Work in collaboration with W.E. Duncanson. 5 sets of MS. notes and drafts. Extensive correspondence with W.E. Duncanson, May 1942-November 1944, with detailed discussion of the progress of the work, and some personal correspondence.

Dates

  • 1941-1944

Extent

16 folders

Language of Materials

English

Shelfmark

MS. Couldson 54

Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/B34/1-16

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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