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Contains 16 Results:


Birmingham: letters on possible projects from M. Polanyi and D.R. Hartree, 1940

The 'Frisch-Peierls Memorandum' on the feasibility of an atomic weapon, was written at Birmingham in March 1940. See MS. 11619/37/D.107.
Shelfmark: MS. 11619/4/A.39
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1940

Birmingham: letters to his wife during a visit to Canada and USA to exchange news on atomic work, Mar-Apr 1942

Whilst in Canada he managed a brief visit to his children, then evacuated to Toronto (see MSS. 11619/11-12/A.120-128). The letters relate to their children, friends and places visited, food and travel. They do not relate to his work.
Shelfmark: MS. 11619/4/A.40
Extents: 1 file
Dates: Mar-Apr 1942

Oxford: letter confirming his appointment to the Wykeham Chair of Physics, 3 Jul 1962

He was offered the chair in 1961, accepted in early 1962 but did not take up the appointment until autumn 1963 (see Bird of Passage, pp. 289-290).
Shelfmark: MS. 11619/4/A.45
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 3 Jul 1962

New College Oxford: general correspondence, 1974-1989

Including: election to Emeritus Fellowship, 1974 Honorary Fellowship of the College, 1980 retirement gift of silver menu holders information for the College Record
Shelfmark: MS. 11619/4/A.52
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1974-1989