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.

General physical description

6 microfilm reels.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Royal Society (Great Britain).

Personal Name(s)

  • Bohr, Niels Henrik David, 1885-1962
  • Boltwood, Bertram Borden, 1870-1927
  • Bragg, William Henry, Sir, 1862-1942
  • Hevesy, Georg von, 1885-1966
  • Larmor, Joseph, Sir, 1857-1942
  • Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937
  • Schuster, Arthur, Sir, 1851-1934
  • Soddy, Frederick, 1877-1956
  • Thomson, J. J., Sir, (Joseph John), 1856-1940


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