Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/6/734
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 R38/1-9
  • Dates of Creation
      1907-1914
  • Physical Description
      9 pieces

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Ernest Rutherford, [professor of physics 1907-1919]:  

  • /1 2 Aug 1907 re. a financial gift for research by Dr R.S. Hutton, lecturer in electrochemistry at the University;
  • /2 28 Jun 1908, informs that two members of his department, [Walter] Makower and [Sidney] Russ would be willing to give lectures;
  • /3 22 Jul 1908, encloses a statement [not present] of Petavel's claims for the professorship [chair of engineering to which he was appointed in 1908];
  • /4 copy letter 23 Oct 1913, costs of equipment for honorary research fellows in physics;
  • /5 copy letter 6 Nov 1913, re. arrangements for presentation of portrait to Professor Lamb;
  • /6 copy letter 11 Nov 1913, re. glass-blowing lessons for honours students;
  • /7 copy letter 4 Dec 1913, enclose bill for Mrs Lamb's bouquet;
  • /8 copy letter 15 Jan 1914, conveys congratulations on his knighthood;
  • /9 n.d., the demise of Griffiths, a former colleague.