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Autobiographical and historical reminiscences, c.1945-1974


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Peierls received many requests from historians and biographers for information regarding the development of quantum physics and for his recollections and reminiscences of scientific colleagues. He answered at length the many questions put to him and commented on draft manuscripts with care and fairness. This correspondence has been brought together with other shorter material relating to the history of science and presented in date order with a brief indication of the subject matter.


  • Creation: c.1945-1974

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 197/A.16-198/A.24

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom