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Miscellaneous lectures, 1969-1988

MS. Eng. c. 2619
Held at the Weston Library

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Folder C.15: Ms. notes for lectures on physical chemistry, Bedford School and Charterhouse, 1969.

Ms. notes for lecture on light for schoolboy audience, 1971.

Folder C.16: Synopsis for 4 first year lectures on introduction to quantum theory, Oxford, Michaelmas term 1971.

Lecture synopsis for introduction to physical chemistry course, n.d.

Folder C.17: Ms. notes for two general lectures on scientific research, one to 'Church Society', 1972.

Folders C.18-C.23: Ms. notes for addresses on miscellaneous Oxford and Merton College occasions including background material and information from others. Richards was Warden of Merton 1969-1984 and Vice-Chancellor 1977-1981.

Folder C.24: 'Academic excellence and future roles for universities, UBC Vancouver, 1980 or 1981'. 9pp typescript. Richards lectured on this topic at Vancouver, 28 September 1982.

Folder C.25: Addresses for Exeter University degree ceremonies, 1983 and 1986. Richards became Chancellor in 1982.

Folder C.26: Ms. notes for talks on policy of Leverhulme Trust and research. Richards became Director of the Trust in 1984.

Folder C.27: Seminar on 'academic breakthroughs', Nuffield College Oxford, 24 January 1986. The seminar was one of a series on the history of Oxford University.

Ms. notes for Richards's contribution; transcript of proceedings (24pp typescript).

Folders C.28-C.29: Ms. notes for miscellaneous shorter addresses.

Folder C.30: Invitations to lectures, 1971-1972.

Folder C.31: Invitations to lectures, 1973-1974.

Folder C.32: Invitations to lectures, 1975-1976.

Folder C.33: Invitations to lectures, 1977, 1986, 1988.


  • 1969-1988


19 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2619

Former reference:

NCUACS 12/5/89/C.15-33

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Weston Library
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