|Title||Photocopies of letters of biographical interest. The originals are held by Lady Blackett. Some other photcopies have been distributed to the appropriate folders (see A.11, A.14, A.17, A.24, A.34)|
|Description||Letter from Harold Wright, 17 November 1932, congratulating and thanking Blackett for his essay on 'The craft of experimental physics' which was published in 'University Studies' (ed. Harold Wright), London: Nicholson & Watson (1933).|
Note of congratulation from JJ Thomson, 3 March 1933. With a later manuscripts Note by Blackett 'Positive electron or election F.R.S'
Leter from Alex Wood, 5 February 1935, with request that Blackett should accept nomination as the Labour candidate for Cambridge University.
Letter from Mrs Sidney Webb, 2 May 1935, with request that Blackett should read chapter on science in 'our forthcoming book' on Soviet Communism, before publication.
Postcard from Copenhagen, 21 June 1936, with message from Niels Bohr 'We have all missed you very much but hope to see you next time'; with numerous signatures of those attending.
Correspondence with General Sir Frederick Pile, March 1945. Pile addresses his letter to Blackett 'My dear Magician'.
2 letters from Henry Kissinger. 1959
Signed farewell letter on Blackett's retirement as first Chairman, Research Grants Committee, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. 1960
Letters from Bernard Katz and David Phillips, November-December 1970 following Blackett's Presidency of the Royal Society
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA4468||Katz; Sir; Bernard (1911 - 2003)||1911 - 2003|
|NA3606||Phillips; David Chilton (1924 - 1999); Baron Phillips of Ellesmere||1924 - 1999|
|NA8288||Thomson; Sir; Joseph John (1856 - 1940); physicist||1856 - 1940|