Reference numberMS/870
TitleDiaries and other papers of Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard Lovell FRS (1913-2012) physicist and radio astronomer
CreatorLovell; Sir Alfred Charles Bernard (1913-2012)
DescriptionPersonal and appointment diaries kept by Bernard Lovell including during the construction of the Jodrell Bank radio telescope.

Eight volumes of scripts for radio tals and other lectures given by Lovell, related correspondence and press cutting scrap-books from Lovell's 1958 BBC Reith Lectures entitled 'The Individual and the Universe'. Including a bound copy of the final manuscript.

Papers, including bound volume of letters of congratulation from various correspondents following honours and documentation of scientific meetings attended.

Photographs taken or owned by Lovell.

Ephemera from events attended by the Lovells such as menus and table plans, also includes text of some speeches given by Lovell.

Grey literature concerning the research and papers of Lovell including lists of material deposited with archives other than the Royal Society and material consulted by Lovell in the course of his research.
Extent8 volumes, 20 boxes [MS box large]
35mm film negative
Physical descriptionLoose papers and volumes boxed [MS box large], 7 phase boxed volumes
Access statusOpen
Related materialAudio recordings of lectures 5 and 6 in Lovell's series of Reith Lectures are available on the BBC website:
CopiesDigital copies of Lovell's diaries
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7992Lovell; Sir; Alfred Charles Bernard (1913 - 2012)1913 - 2012
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