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Symposium, 1974

MS. Eng. misc. b. 198/A.25
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One folder of material regarding the symposium held in Peierls's honour on the occasion of his retirement from the Wykeham Chair. The programme of the symposium, held in Oxford 11-12 July 1974, included contributions by H. Bethe, O. Frisch, R. Berman, S.F. Edwards, G.E. Brown, D. Thouless, R. Dalitz, V. Weisskopf and D.H. Wilkinson. The file contains a copy of the initial letter of invitation, replies (of acceptance and of regret) with appreciations and reminiscences of Sir Rudolf and Lady Peierls, programme, menu for the dinner held in Christ Church, group photograph, and correspondence with some of the speakers. The proceedings were published in a volume entitled Rudolf Peierls and Theoretical Physics, ed. I.J.R. Aitchison and J.E. Paton, Pergamon Press, 1977.


  • Creation: 1974


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 198/A.25

Former reference:

CSAC 52.6.77/A.25

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