Ernest Rutherford correspondence, 1890-1937


Date: 1890-1937 | Size: 6 microfilm_reel(s)


This microfilm edition of Rutherford's papers in Cambridge University Library provides an invaluable resource for the study of the progress o f radioactivity, atomic physics, and nuclear physics.

Background note

Ernest Rutherford was a British physicist.

Collection Information


Purchased from Cambridge University Library (£41.45) and accessioned, 08/01/1972 (1972 1392mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Cambridge University Library.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Royal Society (Great Britain)

Personal Name(s)

  • Bohr, Niels Henrik David
  • Boltwood, Bertram Borden
  • Bragg, William Henry, Sir
  • Hevesy, Georg von
  • Larmor, Joseph, Sir
  • Rutherford, Ernest
  • Schuster, Arthur, Sir
  • Soddy, Frederick
  • Thomson, J. J., Sir (Joseph John)


  • Atoms.
  • Nuclear physics.
  • Physics.
  • Radioactivity.