Papers and correspondence of John Harold Crossley Thompson, 1909-1975

Scope and Content

The papers consist of notes taken by Thompson as undergraduate and graduate student at Oxford University on lectures by T.W. Chaundy, G.H. Hardy, E.A. Milne and others.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thompson was born in Yorkshire and educated at New College, Oxford. He was Mathematics Tutor and Fellow, Wadham College, Oxford, 1936-1975. He was Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Oxford University in 1964.


The material is not sectionalised.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

Printed catalogue of the papers and correspondence of John Harold Crossley Thompson (1909-1975) by J. Alton and H. Weiskittel, CSAC catalogue no. 34/11/75, 4 pp. Copies available from NCUACS, University of Bath

Custodial History

Received for cataloguing in 1975 by the Contemporary Scientific Archives Centre from Mrs K. Thompson, widow. Deposited in the College Archives in 1975