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Thomson, Sir Joseph John (1856-1940)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS 736
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Thomson, Sir Joseph John (1856-1940)
Date(s): 1906-1907
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Thomson | Sir | Joseph John | 1856-1940 | Knight | physicist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1856; Education: Owen's College, Manchester; Trinity College, Cambridge. BA (1880); Career: Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge; Profesor of Natural Philosophy, Royal Institution, London; Cavendish Professor of Physics, Cambridge (1884-1918); Master of Trinity College, Cambridge (1918); Fellow of the Royal Society, 1884; died, 1940.


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes on a series of lectures given by Joseph John Thomson at the Cavendish Laboratory, October 1906 to December 1907.

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No publication without written permission. Apply to Archivist in the first instance.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Royal Society catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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