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Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas (1897-1967), Knight, physicist and engineer

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Surname: Cockcroft
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John Douglas
Gender: Male
Date: 1897-1967
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas (1897-1967), Knight, physicist and engineer
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275140 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P144944 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1939-1961: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority and predecessors: Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell: Cockroft Papers
The National Archives, Kew
2
1909-1967: corresp and papers
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 14614

See Annual Returns 1998-2000
3
1946-58: papers rel to Harwell
The National Archives
4
1940-41: papers rel to Maud Committee
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (UK Atomic Energy Authority) Nuclear Records Image Resources
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
5
1934: scientific notes by him and ETS Walton
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 43500
6
1939-66: corresp with Lord Blackett
Royal Society
NRA 22627 Blackett
7
1936-61: corresp with Niels Bohr
Niels Bohr Archive
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
8
1941-67: corresp with Egon Bretscher
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 28915
9
1946-64: corresp with Sir Edward Bullard
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 26785
10
1940-60: corresp with Sir James Chadwick
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (UK Atomic Energy Authority) Nuclear Records Image Resources
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
11
1944-60: corresp with Sir James Chadwick
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 24569
12
1943-57: corresp with Lord Cherwell
Oxford University: Nuffield College Library
NRA 16447
13
1953-55: corresp with Thomas Haldane
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 25830
14
1955-67: corresp with AV Hill
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
NRA 28116
15
corresp with Sir Rudolf Peierls
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
16
1931-66: corresp with Edmund Stoner
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
NRA 17735
17
1940-52: corresp with Sir Henry Tizard
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
NRA 24549 Tizard
18
corresp rel to Cavendish Laboratory
Cambridge University Archives
NRA 34675 Cambridge Cavendish
19
1930-1965: scrapbook rel to Churchill College and St John's College
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2009
20
1900-2000: further personal corresp, diaries, scrapbooks and photographic materials
Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre
See Annual Return 2017

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