The papers include fragments of Kapp's autobiography; a biography of Kapp by D.G.Tucker, and correspondence.
University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Gisbert Kapp
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 150 US24
- Dates of Creation1831-1932
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish , German
- Physical Description1 box
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Gisbert Kapp, 1852-1922, was the first Professor of Electrical Engineering at University of Birmingham, 1905-1919.
Reference: Deposit information
For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History (The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000).
The collection is arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
Open. Access to all registered researchers.
This collection was deposited in 1987 by the Kapp family.
Other Finding Aids
The collection is uncatalogued. A paper box list is available in the Special Collections Department.
Conditions Governing Use
Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.
Further deposits are not expected.