Lodge Papers

Scope and Content

One hundred and sixteen letters to Sir Oliver Lodge from various correspondents.

Administrative / Biographical History

Oliver Lodge studied at University College London from 1874 to 1881. During this time he assisted George Carey Foster in the teaching of physics. From 1876 he also taught physics and later chemistry at Bedford College London. He received his DSc in 1877 and in 1881 was appointed Professor of Physics and Mathematics at University College Liverpool. He was awarded the Rumford Medal by the Royal Society in 1898 and in 1900 became Principal of Birmingham University.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited on permanent loan by the Physical Society in February 1951.

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