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Bowden; Frank Philip (1903 - 1968)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0117 MS 762
Held at: Royal Society
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Full title: Bowden; Frank Philip (1903 - 1968)
Date(s): [1944-1968]
Level of description: Sub-fonds
Extent: 34 pages
Name of creator(s): Bowden | Frank Philip | 1903-1968 | physicist and physical chemist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1903; CBE 1956; Fellow of the Royal Society, 1948; Rumford Medal, 1956; died, 1968.


Scope and content/abstract:

Two articles by Frank Philip Bowden entitled: 'A study of the physical and chemical phenomena associated with the rubbing and with the impact of solids' and 'A plan for the study of solids'. Both with various manuscript notes and appendicies, and both documents marked 'confidential' . Undated, but post 1944.

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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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