Record

Reference numberMS/822
LevelSubFonds
TitlePapers concerning the life and career of Eric Ashby FRS
DescriptionTHIS COLLECTION HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED FROM MS TO ASHBY'S PIF AND TO WORKS
Papers concerning Eric Ashby, Baron Ashby of Brandon, Suffolk.
Comprises:
Published tributes and obituaries of Eric Ashby, a typescript copy of the memoir of Ashby prepared for the Royal Society journal 'Biographical Memoirs' by John Heslop-Harrison FRS.
Correspondence about Ashby between Heslop-Harrison and friends of Ashby, there are also three items of correspondence of Ashby himself concerning his own professional reminiscences.
Photocopies of Ashby's earlier research papers (1928-1937) not readily available in libraries.
Some correspondence concerning transfer of the papers to the Royal Society archive.
Extent1 box, MS large
Physical descriptionLoose papers, boxed
Access statusOpen
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