Silvanus P Thompson correspondence

Scope and Content

12 letters and 1 postcard, all addressed to Professor Thompson. Written by the following people: George Carey Foster; John Hopkinson; Sir Joseph Lister (later Lord Lister); Lyon Playfair, Lord Playfair; Sir William Ramsay; Sir Arthur Rücker; John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh; Sir William Thiselton-Dyer; and Sidney Webb (later Lord Passfield). Topics covered include the University of London and the role of King's College within the University.
All items are autograph, with signatures.


In chronological order.

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