Cavendish Laboratory: Experimental Notebooks

Scope and Content

Notebooks describing experiments carried out at the Cavendish Laboratory: Box 1: to 1900 Box 2: 1902-1905 Box 3: 1906-1922 Box 4: 1911-1934

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, 1980.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.