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William H. (Henry) Bragg and William L. (Lawrence) Bragg:
A guide to the research records of John Jenkin, 1914-2010

MSS 0144

Series 2: William Henry Bragg: life and work in Adelaide, 1872-2010 229 cm

Series 2 consists of material relating to William Henry Bragg's time in Australia, his employment at the University of Adelaide and his early research into radioactivity and the nature of X-rays.

William Henry Bragg moved to South Australia in 1886 and took up a position as Professor of Mathematics and Experimental Physics at the University of Adelaide. At Adelaide he spent many years teaching and involving himself in University life before beginning his own research. In 1907 his work on radioactivity gained him a Fellowship of the Royal Society and in 1908 he left Adelaide to become Professor of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Leeds.

This Series can loosely be divided into three main subjects:

1. University Life
2. Staff and Students
3. Early Research

1. Consists of material collected by John Jenkin relating to William Henry Bragg and the University of Adelaide. It includes contextual information on the University of Adelaide and documents relating to William Henry Bragg's appointment. It also includes material relating to Bragg's teaching and involvement with University activities and events including the design and acoustics of Elder Hall and Conservatorium, the Royal Visit to Adelaide in 1901 and his participation in a number of sports. Other material includes documents relating to William Henry Bragg's involvement with the School of Mines, later the University of South Australia, and research notes on his public lectures.

2. Consists of material relating to William Henry Bragg's staff and colleagues, including Arthur Lionel Rogers, Robert Chapman, John Percival Vissing Madsen, Douglas Mawson, and Kerr Grant. Also includes material relating to William Henry Bragg's students, in alphabetised folders, the most notable of whom are Clinton Coleridge Farr, George Eric Macdonnell Jauncey and Richard Daniel Kleeman.

3. Consists of material relating to William Henry Bragg's early research on radioactivity as well as the nature of X-rays. Also includes material relating to Richard Threlfall, Ernest Rutherford, Frederick Soddy and William Sutherland, all of whom were influential in William Henry Bragg's research. This material includes contemporary correspondence, articles and newspaper cuttings as well as retrospective articles and John Jenkin correspondence and research notes.

00056 South Australia (Adelaide) 1958-1991 1 cm.
Includes copies of articles and sections from books related to Australia, particularly South Australia and Adelaide, in the late nineteenth century, with some correspondence and handwritten notes. Also papers on the South Australian electoral districts of Bragg, Todd, Florey and Mawson.

00057 S.A. Statistics - SA Economic Conditions - Population - Health (death) - etc. South Australia (Adelaide) 1973?-1989? 2 cm.
Includes copies of various statistics related to Adelaide and South Australia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, a printed copy of an address to the Historical Society of South Australia (Friday 13 October 1989) entitled ‘A Colony in Crisis: South Australia 1886-1887’, and related notes, hand-drawn graphs and correspondence. Also a copy of the paper ‘Gross Domestic Product of South Australia, 1861-1938/9’ by W.A. Sinclair (Flinders Working Papers in Economic History  No. 3, August 1981, printed by Flinders University of South Australia, Discipline of Economic History).

00058 Re: Bragg and South Australian Governors South Australia (Adelaide) 1987-2007? 1 cm.
Includes lists of Governors of South Australia and Governors-General, copies of articles or book chapters related to governors in South Australia and their constitutional role, and related notes and correspondence.

00059 Bragg's Appointment 1885-c. 1985 1.5 cm.
Includes copies of numerous pieces of correspondence related to Horace Lamb, the foundation Elder Professor of Pure and Applied Mathematics at the University of Adelaide, his return to England and resignation from the University, and the subsequent appointment of William Henry Bragg. Correspondents include: Sir Charles Todd; Sir Arthur Blyth, Agent-General for South Australia in London; William Sutherland; J.J. Thompson; and William Henry Bragg. Also copies of advertisements for the position of Elder Professor of Mathematics and Experimental Physics at the University of Adelaide from the Oxford University Gazette, and the Cambridge University Reporter; and related handwritten notes and transcriptions.

00060 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University - general 1874-2009 3.5 cm.
Includes a 2009 University of Adelaide Postgraduate Prospectus (Research), copies of three Annual Reports from the Adelaide University Calendar (1874-5, 1876 and 1877), various other booklets and brochures on aspects of the University of Adelaide, and related papers. Also a copy of the Chancellor's Address made at Commencement, Wednesday May 2nd, 1877; a privately circulated text by V.A. Edgeloe titled ‘The Establishment and the Elite, or The Adelaide Club and The University of Adelaide’; and a special edition of the journal Lumen from May 1999 celebrating 125 years of the University.

00061 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University 1888-1981? 1.5 cm.
Includes copies of sections of the Adelaide University Graduate Union's Monthly Newsletter and Gazette; ‘Seven Talks for 5UV’ (the University of Adelaide radio station) by V.A. Edgeloe, including the transcription of a talk on Horace Lamb and William Henry Bragg; a copy of W.H. Bragg's Master of Arts Certificate from the University of Adelaide; and related notes and correspondence. Also information on and correspondence with the Barr-Smith Library, The University of Adelaide; and A3 photocopies of the July 11, 1906 edition of The Critic, containing a supplement on the University of Adelaide.

00062 Rev. G.H. Farr 1972 0.5 cm.
Photocopy of entry from the Australian Dictionary of Biography on Reverend George Henry Farr (Church of England clergyman, headmaster of the Collegiate School of St. Peter, Adelaide, and Vice Chancellor of the University of Adelaide from 1887-1993) with two short handwritten notes.

00063 University of Adelaide and William Henry Bragg - 1909 onwards 1908-2009? 1 cm.
Includes copies of various correspondences sent by William Henry Bragg, one letter from December 1908 and the remainder dated 1909 to 1915, with some related papers.

00064 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Calendars 1886-2009? 2.5 cm.
Includes seven pages of detailed handwritten tables, the first page titled ‘The University of Adelaide Calendar for the Academical Year’; and photocopies of sections of Adelaide University Calendars from 1886 to 1909 (incomplete), many with accompanying notes.

00065 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Buildings 1980?-2009? 0.5 cm
Transferred to University of Adelaide Archives

00066 William Henry Bragg - S.J. Way 1895?-1995? 2 cm.
Loose papers referring to Samuel James Way, Attorney General and, from 1876, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Includes copies of published material on Samuel Way, including an entry from the Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law, 1984, various articles on Bible Christians, and related papers. Also notes by John Jenkin from the South Australian Archives, in the following groups: notes on Way and archival series; ‘Bragg in Way Papers – SAA’; ‘University in Way Papers – SAA’; ‘Diaries of S.J. Way’; and ‘Way Letters, Inwards’. Some of these notes are interspersed with photocopies from the original documents.

00067 William Henry Bragg - S.J. Way - Letters Out - PRG 30/5 1891-1910 3 cm.
Includes transcriptions and photocopies of letters sent by Samuel James Way (from the South Australian Archives in the series with reference number PRG30/5) with additional handwritten notes.

00068 William Henry Bragg - Barr-Smith - University, Theatre, etc. 1886-2009? 1 cm.
Copies of a flyer or programme from Torrens Park Theatre (built by Robert Barr Smith), with notice of a performance of J.R. Planché's ‘The Jacobite’, featuring Professor Bragg as Sir Richard Wroughton, Bart., and John B. Buckstone's ‘Good For Nothing’, featuring Miss Barr Smith as Nan. Also a copy of the Historical Society of South Australia Inc. Newsletter from 1983, a page on Thomas Elder (partner with Robert Barr Smith in Elder Smith and Co.), information on Scotch College, Adelaide (including the Barr Smith Theatre), and various other photocopies and correspondence related to or referring to Barr Smith.

00069 William Henry Bragg - Exhibition 1887-1888 1887-2009?
1 cm.
Includes lists of ‘Officers, &c.’ from the Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition, 1887 (June 1887 to January 1888), and related photocopies, notes, correspondence and other papers. Also an original copy of J.A. Bennett, ‘Science at the Great Exhibition - published to accompany a special exhibition at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science’, Cambridge, 1983.

00070 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Maths 1886-2009? 1.5 cm.
Includes a one page summary of a University of Adelaide B.A. in the 1870s, information on the subjects taught by the first professors at the universities of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, copies of correspondence from W.H. Bragg and others, and related notes and papers. Also an article from the Australian Mathematical Gazette and a manuscript, both by R.B. Potts, on mathematics at the University of Adelaide.

00071 William Henry Bragg Letters etc. re: Adelaide University Physics 1886-1987? 2 cm.
Includes handwritten notes on papers from the Royal Institution on elementary physics and acoustics which look to be questions from exams or similar (1886-1887); and photocopies of correspondence - the majority written by William Henry Bragg - with related notes. Also a copy of pages from the ‘Minute Book of the 'Adelaide University Scientific Society 1900 A.D.’ and related correspondence.
Re: Physical Laboratory - physics textbooks in 1886 see Series 2 File 00177 on Elizabeth Baker/Radio

00072 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Physics 1894-1986 2 cm.
Includes a table titled ‘The Course of Study for the B.Sc. Degree at the University of Adelaide in the late Nineteenth Century’, notes on the University of Adelaide Physics Laboratory (including a copy of a letter written by William Lawrence Bragg), and a transcription of the talk ‘Something to Bragg About - One Hundred Years of Physics at the University of Adelaide’, Address to the Police Club of South Australia, March 1986, by John R. Prescott, Elder Professor Physics. Also related notes and correspondence, photographs of the first, second and third year physics laboratories (dates unknown), and copied extracts from various publications on physics, laboratories and laboratory equipment.

00073 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Physics Hugh Hamensley - 25/6/84, and Other Papers 1984-2005 1.5 cm.
Includes a page of handwritten notes and hand-drawn diagrams of ‘gas’ tubes and ‘Coolidge’ tubes; correspondence; two bundles of correspondence and photocopies (the first labelled ‘Adelaide Spinthariscope etc.’, the second labelled ‘Adelaide Physics Desk’); and ‘Bragg About Adelaide’, a publication to accompany the exhibition of the same name at the South Australian Museum, 12 August to 4 October 2005. ‘About Adelaide: Bragg’ includes the article ‘Father and Son: Adelaide, the Family, the Scientific Team’ by Dr. John Jenkin, and a detailed chronology of the lives and work of William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg.

00074 William Henry Bragg - Physics at the University of Adelaide - Publications 1974 - 1986 1.5 cm
Contains three bound documents which do not look to have been formally published:

  • E.H. Medlin (ed.) "Some reflections on 'Physics at the University of Adelaide'", Departments of Physics, Mathematical Physics, Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research (Bragg Centenary - 1886 to 1986 - University of Adelaide)
  • S.G. Tomlin "Physics and Physicists in the University of Adelaide - The First Seventy Five Years" (The University of Adelaide - Department of Physics, 1974)
  • "Historical Collection in the Physics Department" / Prepared by Ms. P. Runge (University Curator) (The University of Adelaide - Department of Physics, 1986)

00075 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Physics - Illustrated and Descriptive Catalogue of Physical Apparatus c. 1947 1 cm.
Hard cover catalogue from H.B. Selby and Co. Pty. Ltd. - Including Apparatus for Teaching - Elementary and Practical Physics, Mechanics, Magnetism, Electricity, Sound, Light, Heat and Electronics

00076 William Henry Bragg - Elder Bequest and Conservatorium - Acoustics - Elder Conservatorium 1887-1998? 1 cm.
Includes notes on research into the Miller Anderson Ltd archive, a copy of a letter from Robert Barr Smith and Alex [Alexander] Martin (Sir Thomas Elder's Executors) and a handwritten transcription of the Elder Hall foundation stone and original programme for the laying of the stone on 26 September 1898.
Also notes and copies from publications regarding Elder Hall, acoustics, music at the University of Adelaide, and copies of correspondence from William Henry Bragg and others with references to Elder Hall, the organ and acoustics underlined.

00077 William Henry Bragg - Acoustics Lectures - Acoustics - Elder Conservatorium 1886-2009? 1 cm.
Includes handwritten notes from Adelaide University Calendars and William Henry Bragg's papers (held by the Royal Institution) on the study of acoustics and acoustics lectures at the University of Adelaide, and photocopies of acoustics lecture notes from c.1886-1887.

00078 Letter to John Jenkin, from Christine Finnimore, and Other Papers; William Henry Bragg - Commerce Courses 1902-1984 0.5 cm.
Contains a letter from Christine Finnimore to John Jenkin notifying him of material of interest in the South Australian Archives; and photocopies of letters from and to William Henry Bragg regarding a Commercial Diploma Course at the University of Adelaide.

00079 William Henry Bragg - Royal Visit 1901 1901-c. 1984 1 cm.
Includes newspaper clippings related to the release of Anne Edwards' "Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of Windsor", and a hand-coloured photocopy of the programme from the visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York, and Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall and York, to the University of Adelaide on 11 July 1901.
Also s copies of the published letters of Lady Audrey Tennyson regarding the royal visit; and correspondence, photocopies and notes related to the University casket presented to H.R.H. the Duke of Cornwall.

00080 Royal Visit Paper - William Henry Bragg - Royal Visit. 1901 1901-1984 1 cm.
Contains material related to Gwendoline and William Henry Bragg's account of the 1901 royal visit to Adelaide, including an introduction by John Jenkin and a typed transcript of the account (submitted to the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, February 1984); correspondence regarding the transcription of the journal and its later submission for publication; and an envelope containing illustrations.

00081 William Henry Bragg - Visit to UK 1898. 1899 0.5 cm.
Contains two photocopies from The South Australian Register, Tuesday, May 9, 1899, with sections on education, schools, and Professor Bragg highlighted.

00082 William Henry Bragg - Visit to UK 1898. Re: Bragg Study Leave Trip, and Other Papers. 1897-2009? 1.5 cm.
WHB [William Henry Bragg] - Visit to UK 1898
Includes copies of correspondence from William Henry Bragg, William Huggins, handwritten notes, photocopied sections from publications, and typed notes related to or referring to Bragg's trip to the United Kingdom in 1898.

00083 William Henry Bragg - Visit to UK 1898 - Study Leave Education Report. 1897-1985? 1 cm.
Includes handwritten notes on William Henry Bragg's Education Report from study leave in the United Kingdom (which is believed to be lost), with related correspondence and copies of articles from The Register.
See also Series 5 File 00409: Todd letterbook notes, and File 00084; School of Mines

00084 Technical Education - William Henry Bragg - School of Mines.1888-1984? 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopies from various publications on the development of technical education in Australia, South Australia and England, with related notes and correspondence.

00085 School of Mines - William Henry Bragg - School of Mines. 1903-1999 1 cm.
Includes an annotated copy of the Australian Dictionary of Biography entry for Hallam Tennyson (Governor of South Australia, later Governor General), and a photocopy of a photograph taken at the opening of the Brookman Building at the School of Mines and Industries on 24 February 1903, with notes and correspondence regarding the identity of the figures (including William Henry Bragg and Lord Tennyson).
Also notes and papers related to letters from William Henry Bragg to Sir Langdon Bonython, and other notes and correspondence on the School of Mines.

00086 Domestic Economy - William Henry Bragg - School of Mines. 1899?-2003 0.5 cm.
Includes "Instruction in Domestic Economy" by Professor W.H. Bragg, M.A., from the School of Mines Annual Report, 1899; and other photocopies and notes on women, factory girls, social reform and domestic education.

00087 William Henry Bragg - School of Mines - Council Minutes. 1888-1986 1.5 cm.
Includes handwritten notes on School of Mines and Industries Minute Books (Volumes 1 to 6), with related photocopies and correspondence.

00088 William Henry Bragg - The University of Adelaide and the S.A. School of Mines and Industries. 1897-1986? 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopies of documents on the relationship between the University of Adelaide and the South Australian School of Mines and Industries, including the "First Agreement - Memoranda" and subsequent agreements, memos of conferences between the two institutions, correspondence (some written by William Henry Bragg), and resolutions. Also includes handwritten notes.

00089 William Henry Bragg - School of Mines - Annual Reports. 1889-2009? 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopies of School of Mines annual reports from 1889 to c.1908, interspersed with handwritten notes.

00090 William Henry Bragg - Moonta School of Mines. 1891-2009? 2 cm.
Includes a photocopy from The Yorke's Peninsula Advertiser, July 20, 1906, with a highlighted passage on Bragg and radium at Moonta, correspondence from and to John Jenkin regarding annual reports of the Moonta School of Mines, and photocopies of Moonta School of Mines annual reports from 1891 to 1897 and 1905, with related notes.

00091 William Henry Bragg - West Australian Centre of University of Adelaide. 1895-1985 1.5 cm.
Includes copies of the 1983 Australian Dictionary of Biography entries for Deborah Vernon Hackett and Sir John Winthrop Hackett, and photocopies of extracts from various publications related to the establishment of the University of Western Australia and The University of Adelaide's involvement.
Also related correspondence and notes, and an original copy of the "Listing of Bursar's Office Archives - 1904-1960", Compiled by Christine Shervington, University Archivist, The University of Western Australia, 1981.
See also Series 2 Files 00142-144: W.E. Cooke, and Files 190-195: Soddy.

00092 William Henry Bragg - Perth Technical School. 1901-1984 1.5 cm.
Photocopied documents, including extracts from: The Cyclopedia of Western Australia (1913) on the University of Western Australia and Perth Technical School; Annual Reports from 1901 to 1907; Western Australian Institute of Technology Annual Report from 1967; and two articles on physics and science in Western Australia. Also related notes and correspondence.

00093 William Henry Bragg - Perth Technical School - J.B. Allen and PTS. 1901-1984? 1 cm.
Includes research notes, photocopied newspaper clippings and correspondence about or related to James Bernard Allen, Senior Lecturer at Perth Technical School from 1901.
See also Series 2 File 00140 re J.B. Allen and 1851 scholarship

00094 William Henry Bragg - Perth Technical School - Michael White. 1974-1984 1 cm.
Includes correspondence with Dr. Michael White, Faculty of Education, Western Australian Institute of Technology, regarding his book; and photocopies of two articles by Michael White on public examinations in Western Australia.
See also M. White's thesis-book 'The Community and Post-School Education in WA' (1981)

00095 William Henry Bragg - Perth Technical School - Perth Observatory. 1983?-2009? 0.5 cm.
Contains a photocopy of the Australian Dictionary of Biography (1983) entry on William John Hancock, and handwritten notes.

00096 William Henry Bragg - Perth Technical School - Battye Library, Perth. 1984 0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence with the J.S. Battye Library of West Australian History, the Education department, and West Australian Newspapers Limited.
The correspondence is regarding access to papers related to James Bernard Allen, the Perth Technical School, records of the Kalgoorlie Miners' Institute, and newspaper reports of public lectures given by Frederick Soddy.

00097 William Henry Bragg – Education. 1889-2009? 1.5 cm.
Part 1 of 2
Includes photocopies of: extracts from the Calendar of the University of Adelaide, the Australian Dictionary of Biography entry for Sir William Mitchell, and other publications; correspondence, some of which is written by William Henry Bragg; and Reports of Library and Special Committees.
Also copied extracts from:

  • Bernard Keith Hyams 1972 Ph.D. thesis "State School Teachers in South Australia, 1847-1950: A Study of Their Training, Employment and Voluntary Organization", Flinders University of South Australia, School of Social Sciences (unpublished). With notes.
  • Jane Watkinson, "Traces of the New Education in South Australia 1890-1907: a preliminary investigation of some primary sources", Dissertation, Advanced Diploma in Primary Teaching, Department of Philosophy and History of Education, Murray Park College of Advanced Education, 1977.

00098 William Henry Bragg – Education. 1893-2010? 1.5 cm.
Part 2 of 2
Includes research notes, and photocopies of: pages from the Education Gazette from 1898, 1900 and 1905; and articles and sections from publications on teachers and education, in particular South Australian Education.
Also photocopies of pages from "The Educator" on the Teacher's Guild of South Australia and a lecture given by William Henry Bragg, President of the Guild, entitled "The Magic Lantern as an Educational Aid".

00099 William Henry Bragg – Education - Colin Smith. 1983-1986 1 cm.
Contains correspondence between John Jenkin and Colin Smith regarding William Henry Bragg and the new education movement.

00100 William Henry Bragg – Education - Teacher Unions. 1896-2009? 0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied extracts from the Prince Alfred College Chronicle, The Advertiser, and a copy of a letter by William Henry Bragg, with related notes and correspondence.
The papers relate to W.H. Bragg's involvement in the development of education, teachers and teacher training, and the Teachers' Union.

00101 William Henry Bragg – Education - G.C. Henderson. 1964-1985 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopies of articles on or referring to George Cockburn Henderson, a page of handwritten notes, and a piece of related correspondence.

00102 William Henry Bragg – Education - Kindergarten Union and Training College. 1975-c. 2003 1 cm.
Includes handwritten notes, correspondence, and photocopied articles and extracts from publications, on or related to kindergartens and the Kindergarten Union.

00103 William Henry Bragg – Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery. 1896-c. 1983 2 cm.
Includes papers on the Literary Societies' Union from 1883 to 1908, and the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery; and photocopies of "South Australia - Annual Report on the Public Library, etc." from 1896 to 1901.
Also includes related correspondence, and numerous pages of handwritten notes on the records of the Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery, including the records of the Board of Governors (one Governor being William Henry Bragg).

00104 William Henry Bragg – Public Library, Museum and Art Gallery - School of Design. 1886-c. 1994 1 cm.
Contains photocopies of papers including: The Australian Dictionary of Biography (1983) entry for Harry Pelling Gill; articles on the Art Gallery of South Australia and art in South Australia; Reports of the Board of Governors of the Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia from 1886-7 and 1887-8; and a typed section on the School of Design. Also includes related notes and correspondence.

00105 Society of Arts, and William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Todd Painting. 1895-c. 2004 1.5 cm.
The title of the item refers to paintings by William Henry Bragg and his wife, Gwendoline Bragg née Todd, both of whom exhibited regularly at the annual exhibitions of the South Australian Society of Arts.
Includes a letter from John Jenkin to Ron Radford, Director, Art Gallery of South Australia, with an attached list of works by W.H. Bragg, and Gwendoline Bragg; photocopies from publications and newspaper clippings on or referring to the Braggs and the Society of Arts; and related notes and correspondence.

00106 The Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (South Australian Branch) 0.5 cm.
Contains a library form related to citation of a work by Kenneth Peake-Jones, a letter, and a page of notes on whether William Henry Bragg was a member of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (South Australian Branch). It appears he was not.

00107 William Henry Bragg - Australasian Home Reading Union - Home Reading Union UK and USA. 1980?-2009? 0.5 cm.
Three folders:

  • "Australasian Home Reading Union", containing various documents relating to that Union's constitution and membership, including a photocopied letter from William Henry Bragg to the University of Adelaide Council on its establishment. Also includes various photocopied articles on Education and Culture in Australia;
  • "Home Reading Union - UK and USA", containing various photocopied articles on the Chautauqua Movement in America and the National Home Reading Union in the UK;
  • "AHRU Paper", containing a proof copy of John Jenkin, "The Australasian Home Reading Union: Speactacular rise, precipitous fall", and related papers and correspondence.

00108 William Henry Bragg - Extension, and Other Lectures Presidential Address - Getting Science Across, and Other Papers. 1886-1994? 1 cm.
Contains a photocopy of David Knight, "Presidential Address - Getting science across", The British Journal for the History of Science, Volume 29, 1996, pp. 129-138; and an original copy of the exhibition booklet "Continuing Education at the University of Adelaide 1976-1983 - An Exhibition of Documents, Photographs, Newspaper Cuttings and Publications", Barr Smith Library, March 1984.
The exhibition booklet also includes a bundle of handwritten notes and photocopied pages from the Adelaide University Calendar.

00109 William Henry Bragg - Extension, and Other Lectures. 1895-1987? 1.5 cm.
Contains:

  • two photocopies of the leaflet advertising lectures, including three by Professor Bragg on "The Electron and The Atom".
  • a typed copy of John Jenkin's paper "W.H. Bragg and the Public Image of Science in Australia" (with some handwritten corrections), submitted to ‘Search’ on 10 October 1986;
  • an original copy of a booklet from the Australian Institute of Physics Seventh National Congress, University of Adelaide, 25-29 August 1986 and an abstract of John Jenkin's paper "W.H. Bragg and the Public Image of Physics";
  • photocopies of advertisements for extension lectures by Professor [William Henry] Bragg at various times between 1895 and 1908, on subjects including radiation, electricity, Röntgen rays, the electron and the atom;
  • various correspondence and photocopies on or related to W.H. Bragg and his lectures in Adelaide.

00110 William Henry Bragg - Extension Lectures. 1895-2009 1.5 cm.
Includes extensive handwritten notes, and photocopies of newspaper clippings and other publications, on William Henry Bragg's extension lectures and other public lectures.
Also includes original copies of University Extension Lectures leaflets from 1895, 1896, 1900, 1903, 1904, and 1908, with additional photocopies of extension lectures leaflets and related notes, newspaper clippings and correspondence.

00111 William Henry Bragg - Sports – General. 1906-1982 0.5 cm.
Includes a photocopy of a 1906 petition from the University of Adelaide Sports Associate regarding a "sports fee", and correspondence regarding sports and the Sports Association at the University of Adelaide. One letter is accompanied by two photocopied pages from the Adelaide University Sports Association Yearbook, Records and Constitution, 1933-34.

00112 William Henry Bragg – Lacrosse. 2007 0.5 cm.
Contains a colour print-out of the Wikipedia article on Lacrosse (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacrosse), printed on 31 January 2007.

00113 Bragg and Lacrosse. 1887 0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied pages and articles related to the North Adelaide Lacrosse Club, the Adelaide Lacrosse club, and William Henry Bragg, with related correspondence and notes.
Also includes a typed copy of John Jenkin's article "William Bragg and Lacrosse in Adelaide, 1885-1895", with some corrections.

00114 Bragg and Tennis. 1936-1983? 1 cm.
Includes a photocopied newspaper article and handwritten notes on tennis, the University of Adelaide Sports Association and William Henry Bragg; a typed copy of John Jenkin's article "William Bragg in Adelaide; Tennis Too!" with a small number of corrections; and related notes and correspondence. Also an original booklet titled "The Royal Tennis Court - Hampton Court Palace", and two photocopied articles on royal tennis in Australia.

00115 Bragg and Golf. 1892?-1993? 2 cm.
A brief handwritten chronology of golf and golf clubs in Adelaide, including William Henry Bragg's involvement, is attached to the inside cover of the file.
Contains a large variety of photocopies, notes, correspondence and plans on golf in Adelaide and William Henry Bragg, including: correspondence with the Glenelg Golf Club; notes on Bragg and golf; a small map of Woodville and surrounds, and a large map of the City of Glenelg and surrounds, with the location of golf clubs marked; notes and correspondence related to the Royal Adelaide Golf Club; and an envelope of notes and photocopies from the Adelaide City Corporation Archives.
Also includes four bundles of notes interleaved with photocopied pages: "First Minute Book - The Adelaide Golf Club" [1892]; "Royal Adelaide Golf Club Minutes - January, 1896 to March, 1902"; "Royal Adelaide Golf Club Minutes - March 1902 to March 1907"; and "Minute Book - Adelaide Golf Club - 1907 to 1915".

00116 William Henry Bragg and Golf Paper. 1986 0.5 cm.
Includes a copy of John Jenkin, "William Bragg in Adelaide: and Finally Golf", reprinted from The Australian Physicist, Volume 23, 1986, a typed copy of same with a small number of corrections, and related correspondence.

00117 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Union. 1895-2009 1 cm.
Includes a print out of the digitised The Adelaide University Review, Vol. 1, No. 1 (including an article by William Henry Bragg on the advantages of becoming a member of the University Union) with related emails, various photocopies of correspondence and newspaper clippings, and related notes and correspondence.

00118 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide University Staff. 1983? 1 cm.
Includes: notes on personnel office staff cards held in the University of Adelaide Archives; and hand-drawn charts showing maths, physics and engineering staff at Australian Universities until 1946, one of which has University of Adelaide graduates marked.

00119 Letters - William Henry Bragg to ALR [Arthur Lionel Rogers] - Bragg (Adrian) Papers. 1889-1934 1 cm.
Document wallet containing photocopies of letters from William Henry Bragg to Arthur Lionel Rogers, written between 1889 and 1934.

00120 Julian Holland’s Draft Manuscript on A.L. Rogers. 1998-1999 1 cm.
Copy of Macleay Museum News, Number 12, October 1998, and a four part draft of Julian Holland, "A man of wonderful skill: A.L. [Arthur Lionel] Rogers at the University of Adelaide", with handwritten notes by John Jenkin and correspondence between Holland and Jenkin.

00121 A.L. Rogers. 1889-2002? 1.5 cm.
Photocopies including correspondence from William Henry Bragg written to or referring to Arthur Lionel Rogers, and photocopies of extracts from various publications and newspapers referring to or related to Rogers. Also includes correspondence and handwritten notes.
(Rogers was a workshop technician and instrument maker. As noted in a letter from John Jenkin to Michael Cettermole included in this item: "Arthur Lionel Rogers is of interest to me because he became William Henry Bragg's first 'mechanic' at the University of Adelaide in 1889, and thereafter was a crucial ingredient in Bragg's teaching and research career in Adelaide.")

00122 Eileen Rogers' Estate. 1982-1986 1 cm.
Includes extensive notes by John Jenkin taken during a visit to Miss Eileen C. Rogers, daughter of Arthur Lionel Rogers, in October 1982 to view A.L. Rogers's diaries from 1896 to 1910.
Also includes related correspondence, mostly between John Jenkin and others after the death of Miss Rogers when attempts were made to locate the diaries.

00123 Suzanne Timbury (née Rogers) 1885-1987 2 cm.
Includes numerous pieces of correspondence between Suzanne Timbury, and John Jenkin and others; notes from a visit to Mrs Timbury on 28 January 1987; and photocopies of material related to Arthur Lionel Rogers, including correspondence to and from Rogers (some by William Henry Bragg), newspaper clippings, and a Christmas card with an illustration by Gwendoline Bragg.

00124 Jim Rogers (Ted) - Edward James Rogers. 1886-1988 1.5 cm.
Includes John Jenkin's notes from interviews with Edward James Rogers, grandson of Arthur Lionel Rogers, regarding the latter's life and work; and a photocopy of a typed document with hand-drawn illustrations, the cover of which has the handwritten title: "Diary A.L. Rogers - London to Adelaide - 1881 - John Jenkin". Behind the document are various photocopies of business cards, correspondence and other documents related to Arthur Rogers. Also includes a variety of related correspondence between John Jenkin, Edward Rogers and others.

00125 R.W. Chapman. 1887-2001 2.5 cm.
Includes an original copy of V.A. Edgeloe, ‘Engineering Education in The University of Adelaide 1889-1980 - A Registrar's Retrospect’, Kinhill Engineers Pty Ltd, Adelaide, 1989; a large number of photocopies from various publications on or referring to Robert William Chapman; and photocopied archival material including letters by Chapman and William Henry Bragg.
Also related notes and correspondence; an original copy of R.J. Bridgland, ‘Civil Engineering at The University of Adelaide 1878-1974’; and a typed document by D.A. Cumming titled ‘Notes on Engineers, Technicians, Manufacturers and Contractors who have served South Australia - Part 1’.
(Robert Chapman was a lecturer in mathematics and physics at The University of Adelaide, and at the South Australian School of Mines and Industries. In 1907 he became the first professor of Engineering at the University, before replacing William Henry Bragg as professor of mathematics and mechanics in 1910)

00126 William Henry Bragg - Electrical Engineering, University of Adelaide, and Other Papers. 1892-1984? 0.5 cm.
Contains a page of notes by John Jenkin, and correspondence between John Jenkin and the Institution of Electrical Engineers with interleaved photocopies which include William Henry Bragg's membership forms, and pages from the Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers referring to W.H. Bragg.

00127 William Henry Bragg - University of Adelaide, and School of Mines and Industries, and Prof. W.H. Bragg - Re: Electrical Engineering. C. 1890-1984? 1.5 cm.
Includes a handwritten chronology of electricity in Adelaide; papers on electrical engineering and the history of Australian physics; photocopies of archival material including letters written by W.H. Bragg and minutes of the Education Committee; extracts from The University of Adelaide Calendar from 1904 and 1907; and a large A1 plan titled "Electrical Plant at the Adelaide University" with handwritten annotations. Also includes related notes and correspondence.

00128 William Henry Bragg - Visit to ETSA (re: early history), Eastwood, 17/12/81, and Other Papers. 1946-1981 1.5 cm.
Contains papers on or related to the Electricity Trust of South Australia (ETSA), including:

  • handwritten notes from a visit to ETSA by John Jenkin;
  • a photocopy of a section of "The Adelaide Electric Supply Company Limited, Fifty Years of Process, 1896-1946: Being a History of the Foundation and Development of the Company" by D. Wakelin.
  • a photocopy of "The Vital Spark: The Story of Electricity Supply in South Australia" by Colin and Margaret Kerr which includes a handwritten note on the title page: "Commissioned by ETSA, but they have decided not to publish it".

00129 William Henry Bragg - Re: Physics of Electrical Engineering, and Other Papers. 1934-1987 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopies of sections from various publications on the physics of electrical engineering, and engineering education, with some handwritten notes.

00130 Madsen Biography. 1908?-1982? 1.5 cm.
Biographical information on John Percival Vissing Madsen, a lecturer in maths and physics, and later electrical engineering, at The University of Adelaide. Madsen also co-wrote papers with William Henry Bragg on beta and gamma rays.
Includes a list of publications, a typed chronology of Madsen's life and career, a talk by John Jenkin on The Radio Research Board, 1926-1939, obituaries, and related notes, photocopies and correspondence.

00131 Madsen Papers. 1902-1981 2.5 cm.
Contains three bundles of photocopies: letters and articles by John Percival Vissing Madsen on beta and gamma rays, and radiation, from various journals; correspondence and reports, most written by Madsen, also including a letter from William Henry Bragg; and a reprint of "W.H. Bragg and J.P.V. Madsen: Collaboration and Correspondence, 1905-1911" by R.W. Home, in Historical Records of Australian Science, with related photocopies and notes.

00132 Madsen Bragg Apparatus - No Luck! 1982?-1986? 0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence, loose notes and other papers related to John Jenkin's search for apparatus associated with John Percival Vissing Madsen and William Henry Bragg at the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, the Science and Technology Archives at the Power House Museum, Macleay Museum, and The University of Sydney School of Electrical Engineering.

00133 William Henry Bragg – Mawson - Preliminary Observations on Radio-activity and the Occurrence of Radium in Australian Minerals, and Other Papers. 1904?-2009 1.5 cm.
Includes two articles by Douglas Mawson: (one with Thomas H. Laby) on radio-activity, minerals and ore; and photocopies from publications on minerals and uranium ores in South Australia, with related correspondence and notes.
Also includes a photocopy of a photograph of a horse drawn cart with a banner which reads: "Do Not Bragg About Radium" from the first student procession at the University of Adelaide in 1905 .
Also includes photocopy of an article entitled "Bragg, Mawson and Brown, and the early Uranium Discoveries in South Australia" by B.J. Cooper with a note by John Jenkin which reads "written before the appearance of my book".

00134 William Henry Bragg – Mawson - Scatter the Light: A Century of Technical Education in Bairnsdale 1890-1990. c. 1990 1 cm.
Original copy of ‘Scatter the Light: A Century of Technical Education in Bairnsdale 1890-1990’ edited by Lorna Prendergast, published for 'A Centenary of Technical Education in Bairnsdale' Group.

00135 William Henry Bragg - Mawson Archive. 1907-2005 1 cm.
Includes copies of correspondence between Douglas Mawson and William Henry Bragg from the Mawson Archives, and related correspondence between John Jenkin and The Mawson Institute for Antarctic Research, The University of Adelaide.
Also includes handwritten notes from John Jenkin's 1983 visit to the Mawson Institute, hand-drawn diagrams of apparatus, an original Mawson postcard and booklet from The South Australian Museum, and related correspondence.
Note: Mawson Institute material has been transferred to the Mawson Collection, SA Museum.

00136 William Henry Bragg - Mawson Biography. 1959?-1999? 1 cm.
Biographical information on Douglas Mawson, including a handwritten chronology of his life and career, research notes, photocopies from various publications, correspondence, and an original copy of the Proceedings from the 1982 Daniel Mannix Memorial Lecture on Sir Douglas Mawson by Dr. Phillip Law.
The front cover of this file includes two postage stamps commemorating the Australian Antarctic Territory - Sir Douglas Mawson Centenary - 1982.

00137 William Henry Bragg - Kerr Grant. 1909?-1985 0.5 cm.
Includes photocopies of a news clipping referring to Kerr Grant; Grant's Letter of Application (accompanied by Testimonials and Appendices) for Chair of Physics at Victoria College, Wellington, New Zealand; and a small amount of correspondence and handwritten notes.

00138 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships. 1890-2002 1 cm.
Includes a table titled "Travelling Scholarships Awarded to Physics Students Born In, or Worked In Australia During the Period up to the End of 1914", with an accompanying letter; and photocopies of press cuttings and archival material on scholarships and Adelaide University students, with some related correspondence.

00139 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - S.S. Addison. 1959-2009? 0.5 cm.
Contains an annotated photocopy of the entry for Stanley Simpson Addison from "Who's Who in Australia" edited by Joseph A. Alexander, and handwritten notes.

00140 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - J.B. Allen. 1892-1983? 0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied papers and handwritten notes on James Bernard Allen, a student and Assistant Lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

00141 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - I.H. Boas. C. 1901-c. 1987 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopied entries for Isaac Herbert Boas and his father Abraham Tobias Boas from the Australian Dictionary of Biography; and photocopies from the papers of I.H. Boas held by the Australian Academy of Science, with related correspondence and handwritten notes.
Also includes John Jenkin's notes from his interview with Bernard A. Boas on 28 May 1982, and other handwritten research notes.

00142 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - W.E. Cooke. 1946?-2009 2 cm.
Correspondence, notes and photocopies on or related to William Ernest Cooke, Astronomer, including biographical material and articles.
Also includes original copies of two publications by Muriel Utting entitled "Cooke's Perth Observatory", 1989; and "Windows to the Southern Skies", May 1991.
See also Series 2 File 00091: West Australian Centre of University of Adelaide, and Files 00190-195 Frederick Soddy

00143 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - W.E. Cooke letter to Kerr Grant re: WHB etc. 1947-2009 0.5 cm.
Contains a typed copy of a handwritten letter from William Ernest Cook to Sir Kerr Grant, 3 January 1947, which includes reference to William Henry Bragg; a photocopy of the original letter; and related correspondence between John Jenkin and others regarding the letter.

00144 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - W.T. Cooke (Chemist). 1902-1985 0.5 cm.
Includes a table entitled "List of Science Research Scholars Appointed Between the Years 1891 and 1921 - continued", with the line detailing William Tennant Cooke highlighted; and related notes and correspondence.

00145 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - G.F. Dodwell. 1936 0.5 cm.
Contains a photocopy of two pages on astronomy and meteorology by George F. Dodwell, Government Astronomer, from The Centenary History of South Australia, Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch, Adelaide, 1936.

00146 William Henry Bragg - Students and 1851 Scholarships - W.G. Duffield. C. 1896-c. 2000 2 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, correspondence and notes on or related to Walter Geoffrey Duffield.
Includes photocopies of correspondence from William Henry Bragg to Duffield; photocopies from publications on the history of the University of Reading; and an original copy of the archival listing by Gavan McCarthy and Howard Sankey, "The Papers of Walter Geoffrey Duffield", Australian Science Archives Project, 1987 - a guide to papers deposited with the Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science, Canberra.

00147 C.C. Farr. C. 1887-c.2001 2 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, correspondence and notes on or related to Clinton Coleridge Farr.
Includes John Jenkin's correspondence, drafts and other papers related to his Australian Dictionary of Biography - Supplement article (co-authored with Professor Rod W. Home) on Farr; photocopies of obituaries; papers and correspondence related to Farr at the Collegiate School of St. Peter (Adelaide); and various photocopies from the archives of The University of Adelaide; and an envelope containing correspondence and various photocopies on Farr in New Zealand.

00148 J.L. Glasson. C. 1909-c. 2007 1 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, correspondence and notes on or related to Joseph Leslie Glasson.
Includes photocopies from the archives of the University of Tasmania, with an original booklet titled "Guide to the University Archives".

00149 N.W. Jolly. 1989 0.5 cm.
Contains a photocopied extract on Norman William Jolly, from V.A. Edgeloe, "The First Twelve South Australian Rhodes Scholars," from the Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia.

00150 Jauncey Family. C. 2002 0.5 cm.
Includes typed biographical information on (George) Eric Macdonnell Jauncey and his family, with related correspondence.

00151 G.E. Jauncey. 1905-c. 2002 2 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, correspondence and notes on or related to George Eric Macdonnell Jauncey.
Includes photocopies on Arthur Holly Compton and correspondence between R.S. Shankland and William Lawrence Bragg on the Compton Effect; and several pages of handwritten summary notes on Jauncey, by John Jenkin.
Also includes four bundles of papers with handwritten titles on sticky notes: "Jauncy at P.A.C." [Prince Alfred College], "Jauncey at A.U." [The University of Adelaide], "Jauncey in U.K." [United Kingdom], and "Jauncey in U.S.A." [the United States of America].
See also Jenkin’s Research papers on Jauncy MSS 0118

00152 Jauncey – Eckart. 1962-2001 1 cm.
Various photocopies from publications, correspondence and notes on or related to Carl Henry Eckart.
Includes biographical information; and a transcript of a tape-recorded interview with Eckart by John L. Heilbron, 31 May 1962, from the American Institute of Physics, Center for History of Physics, in which Eckart discusses George Eric Macdonnell Jauncey.

00153 Jauncey Lectures. 1923-c. 2001 1.5 cm.
Includes correspondence, flyers, notes, overhead transparencies and other papers related to John Jekin's lectures on the Compton Effect, Arthur Holly Compton, and the proposed influence of George Eric Macdonnell Jauncey on this discovery.

00154 R.D. Kleeman. 1912-c. 2003 0.5 cm.
Includes handwritten summary notes on Richard Daniel Kleeman; drafts of the Australian Dictionary of Biography - Supplement article on Kleeman by John Jenkin and Rod W. Home with related correspondence; and photocopies of Kleeman's marriage and death certificates.

00155 Kleeman in Adelaide (S.A.) c. 1902-c. 2002 1 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, handwritten notes and correspondence on or related to Richard Daniel Kleeman's time in Adelaide, South Australia.
Includes copies of biographical extracts, an article on early graduates of The University of Adelaide by V.A. Edgeloe, and articles on aspects of the Kleeman family history; photocopied newspaper cuttings referring to Kleeman; and a bundle of papers labelled with a handwritten sticky note: "R.D. Kleeman at A.U." [The University of Adelaide].

00156 Kleeman in U.K. 1905-c. 2002 2 cm.
Various photocopies from publications and archives, handwritten notes and correspondence on or related to Richard Daniel Kleeman's time in the United Kingdom.
Includes a typed list of Kleeman's publications while in the U.K., a bundle of papers related to Kleeman's 1851 Exhibition Scholarship, and a group of photocopies of articles written by Kleeman in the U.K.
Also three groups of photocopies and notes, titled: "Bragg/Kleeman Correspondence" [referring to William Henry Bragg], "Rutherford/Kleeman Correspondence", and "Kleeman in Cambridge".

00157 Kleeman in U.S.A. 1910-2010 1.5 cm.
Includes a photocopy of Richard Daniel Kleeman's Declaration of Intention to become a citizen and permanent resident of the United States of America; a handwritten list of Kleeman's U.S. publications, with photocopies of some of these articles; and an envelope containing photocopies of papers regarding Kleeman from Special Collections, Schaffer Library, Union College, New York, United States, and related correspondence.

00158 Kleeman - H.J. Priest. 1930-2000? 0.5 cm.
Contains a photocopy of the obituary of Herbert James Priest, from The Advertiser, 4 December 1930, with a handwritten transcription by John Jenkin.

00159 Kleeman - W.R. Reynell. 1989 0.5 cm.
Contains a photocopied extract on Walter Rupert Reynell, from V.A. Edgeloe, "The First Twelve South Australian Rhodes Scholars," Journal of the Historical Society of South Australia, Number 17, 1989, pp. 138-139.

00160 T. Kleeman - Brailsford Robertson 1931-2006.
Photocopies from various publications on or related to Thorburn Brailsford Robertson, with related notes.
Also includes an original booklet on The University of Adelaide Alumni Association - 10th Anniversary Reunion - July 1995, which contains a reference to Robertson; and an original page from Lumen: The University of Adelaide Magazine, Summer 2006, with the article "Thorburn Brailsford Robertson: Pioneer of insulin manufacture in Australia".

00161 Kleeman - H.W. Sanders. C. 1921-1983 0.5 cm.
Includes a photocopied list of science research scholars featuring Harold William Sanders, an original letter from Sanders to John Jenkin, and handwritten notes.

00162 Kleeman - J.R. Wilton. 1902-c. 2002 0.5 cm.
Includes photocopies from publications on or related to John Raymond Wilton, and related handwritten notes.

00163 William Henry Bragg - Research - Electricity and Magnetism - What Did 10th Century British Physics Owe to Cambridge, and Other Papers. C. 1968-c. 1995 2 cm.
Includes various reprints and photocopies of articles and publications. Topics include: 19th century British physics; Maxwell's Electrostatics; Hertz; ether; James Clerk Maxwell; electromagnetism and the displacement current; and the nature of electricity.
Also includes typed pages on Hedley Lawrence Todd; and handwritten notes by John Jenkin on physics, Maxwell, electricity and magnetism.

00164 William Henry Bragg - Research - Electricity and Magnetism - Adelaide Notebook on E and M. 1872-1990? 1.5 cm.
Includes handwritten notes by John Jenkin, including equations and diagrams, from the papers of William Henry Bragg; and photocopied pages from William Henry Bragg's foolscap notebook regarding electromagnetism.
Also includes photocopies of sections from late nineteenth century publications on electricity and magnetism.

00165 William Henry Bragg - Research - Electricity and Magnetism - Papers on EM. 1889-1985 1 cm.
Includes a photocopy of a two page handwritten list titled "Papers by WHB [William Henry Bragg] and Students (Adelaide)", and photocopies of various published articles on electricity, magnetism and electromagnetism written by William Henry Bragg, with attached handwritten notes by John Jenkin.
Also includes copies of sections from "Modern Views of Electricity" by Oliver J. Lodge, 1889; and papers referring to Dr Fabio Bevilacqua.

00166 Threlfall - First Physicist of Australia: Richard Threlfall at the University of Sydney, 1886-1898, and Other Papers. C. 1886-1990? 1.5 cm.
Loose papers including photocopies from publications and archives, correspondence, notes and other papers on or related to Richard Threlfall.
Also includes a photocopied bibliography of articles by Threlfall; photocopies of correspondence to, from or referring to Threlfall (some of which is from William Henry Bragg); and related handwritten notes by John Jenkin.

00167 Bragg Letters to Threlfall. 1888-c. 1982 1 cm.
Includes photocopies of correspondence, the majority of which is from William Henry Bragg to Richard Threlfall. One letter has a typescript with handwritten equations attached.
A handwritten paper in the front of this file is headed: "Photocopies made by Rod Home at R.I. [Royal Institution] (1982)", followed by a list of correspondence.

00168 William Henry Bragg - Early X-Rays. 1895-1983 4 cm.
Includes a science museum booklet on X-rays; various photocopied articles and sections from publications on X-rays; and a bundle of printouts titled "The X-ray Century".
Also a booklet of stamps in commemoration of figures in the history of Australian Medical Science.

00169 William Henry Bragg and X-rays. 1896-2000? 1.5 cm.
Includes a photocopy of a letter from William Henry Bragg, articles on x-rays and radiation science in Australia, and an appendix from Richard Threlfall's On Laboratory Arts, "Appendix to Chapter 1: On the Preparation of Vacuum Tubes for the Production of Professor Röntgen's Radiation" (1898).
Also includes a bundle of newspaper articles, some on Wilhelm Röntgen, and handwritten notes by John Jenkin.

00170 William Henry Bragg – X-Rays - Dr W.C. Roentgen. 1969 0.5 cm.
Looks to be a six page comic strip titled "The Life of Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen", published by Comet Company for electronic tubes, Liebefeld, Berne, Switzerland.

00171 William Henry Bragg - Re X-ray of Bragg's hand (Rogers/Oliphant/Flinders photograph) 1896-1982 0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence, John Jenkin's handwritten notes and transcription of remarks relating to an X-ray of Bragg's hand.

00172 William Henry Bragg - Centenary of X-rays. 1995-2010 0.5 cm.
Includes various articles on the discovery of X-rays and correspondence regarding a centenary plaque at the University of Adelaide.
Also includes image taken by John Jenkins of an Australian stamp featuring Joseph Slattery, Thomas Lyle and Walter Filmer.

00173 William Henry Bragg - Salute - to the X-ray pioneers of Australia. 1946-1981 1 cm.
Contains complete photocopy of book entitled "Salute to the X-ray pioneers of Australia" which includes foreword by Sir Lawrence Bragg and notes made in the margin by John Jenkin.

00174 William Henry Bragg - Wireless and Empire - Geopolitics, Radio Industry and Ionosphere in the British Empire, 1918-1939 - Aitor Anduaga. 2009 0.5 cm.
Contains photocopied contents page and conclusion from book entitled "Wireless and Empire".

00175 William Henry Bragg - Radio - Bragg and Todd. 1898-1984 2 cm.
Includes handwritten notes and photocopied articles and newspaper cuttings on the development of radio in Australia.
Also copied correspondence to and from Charles Todd relating to Wireless Telegraphy.
See also Series 2 File 00121: A.L. Rogers; and Series 5 File 00409: Todd letterbook notes. Also William Henry Bragg’s address to the K Textile Institute on radio application in Series 3 File 00253: WWI general file

00176 William Henry Bragg - Radio - Hertz - Lodge - Preece - Heaviside – Marconi. 1974-1995 1.5 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on Guglielmo Marconi, Sir William Henry Preece, Oliver Lodge, Oliver Heaviside and Heinrich Hertz.

00177 William Henry Bragg – Radio - Elizabeth Baker. 1886-1990 1 cm.
Contains copy of letter to Elizabeth Anstice Baker from William Henry Bragg; photocopy of an article by Elizabeth Baker entitled: "Wireless Telegraphy", The Austral Light, September 1899; and correspondence to and from John Jenkins regarding Elizabeth Baker.

00178 William Henry Bragg - Literature Review. 1901-2010? 1 cm.
Includes notes made by John Jenkin on a series of notebooks belonging to William Henry Bragg in which he reviewed current literature.
Also includes photocopied items from the "Report of the Tenth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science", 1904, including contents page, photocopy of the President, Professor T.W. Edgeworth David's address as well as an address by William Henry Bragg entitled "Some Recent Advances in the Ionization of Gases".

00179 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide Research Notebooks. 1904 -1984 2 cm.
Contains notes on William Henry Bragg's Laboratory Research Notebooks from the University of Adelaide. Information relates largely to X-ray experiments.

00180 William Henry Bragg - Adelaide Research Notebooks - R(alpha) research equipment incl. Radium. 1904-1985 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence from William Henry Bragg regarding Robert Barr Smith and a liquid air plant; correspondence from John Jenkin concerning: William Henry Bragg's purchase of Radium from the University of Adelaide; details of his working quarters in the University of Adelaide; information on his alpha apparatus.
Also includes various photocopied articles relating to Radium, Nuclear physics and Electricity.

00181 William Henry Bragg - Rutherford [Ernest Rutherford] 1969-1985 3 cm.
Contains material relating to Ernest Rutherford including: photocopied articles; information on Ernest Rutherford's papers held at Cambridge University Library; a Catalogue compiled of Rutherford Correspondence and notes by John Jenkin of those letters relating to William Henry Bragg.
Also notes and correspondence from John Jenkin relating to Rutherford's call at University of Adelaide and meeting William Henry Bragg in 1895.
Photocopied article entitled "Rutherford and Boltwood - Letters on Radioactivity" also contains information and correspondence concerning William Henry Bragg, William Lawrence Bragg, Bertram Borden Boltwood, Frederick Soddy, and William Ramsay.

00182 William Henry Bragg - Bragg/Rutherford Correspondence. 1904-2010? 1 cm.
Contains list of correspondence and handwritten notes by John Jenkin on correspondence, mainly, from William Henry Bragg to Ernest Rutherford.

00183 William Henry Bragg - Rutherford to Bragg Correspondence – RI. 1904-1911 3 cm.
Contains photocopied and transcribed letters from Ernest Rutherford to William Henry Bragg.

00184 William Henry Bragg - Bragg to Rutherford Correspondence – CUL. 1907-2010? 4 cm.
The folder is divided into two sections:

  • photocopied correspondence from William Henry Bragg to Ernest Rutherford and list of correspondence and handwritten notes by John Jenkin.
  • photocopied correspondence from William Lawrence Bragg and William Henry Bragg to Ernest Rutherford.

00185 Ernest Rutherford - Biographical Reprints. 1933-1988 1.5 cm.
Contains various biographical articles and obituaries relating to Ernest Rutherford.

00186 Image of Ernest Rutherford. C. 1900 0.5 cm.
Contains a mounted reproduction of a painting of Ernest Rutherford printed on photographic paper.

00187 Rutherford [Ernest Rutherford] - Bohr Atom. 1964-1981 4 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on Ernest Rutherford's Bohr atom, Hantaro Nagaoka's Saturian Atomic Model and Atomic Theory.

00188 Joseph John Thompson - biographies and obituaries. 1940-1957 1 cm.
Includes various biographical articles and obituaries relating to Joseph John Thompson.
Also copy of an undated sketch of Joseph John Thompson.

00189 Joseph John Thompson - Hobart - Applephys 1996 - JJT and "discovery" of e [electron] 1897-2010? 2 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on Joseph John Thompson's discovery of the electron, and on cathode and positive rays, as well as handwritten notes by John Jenkin.

00190 William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy – Biographical. 1912-1986 3 cm.
Includes various biographical articles and obituaries relating to Frederick Soddy as well as articles relating to his research on the atom; excerpts from an article by Frederick Soddy entitled "The Interpretation of Radium" which relate to William Henry Bragg; and handwritten notes by John Jenkin on correspondence between Frederick Soddy and Ernest Rutherford.

00191 William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy - Rutherford [Ernest Rutherford] Correspondence. 1903-1983 2 cm.
Contains photocopied correspondence from Frederick Soddy to Ernest Rutherford.
Also includes a photocopied letter from Joseph John Thomson to Ernest Rutherford relating to lectures given by Frederick Soddy.

00192 William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy – Letters to WHB. 1904-2010? 2 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence from Frederick Soddy to William Henry Bragg, and handwritten notes by John Jenkin.
Also includes photocopied "Letters to the Editor" featured in "Nature" by Frederick Soddy, Ernest Rutherford and William Ramsay concerning the alpha particle, alpha rays and radium.

00193 William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy - U.C., London. 1903-1985 2 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on radioactivity by Frederick Soddy, William Ramsay and John Norman Collie; biographical material on William Ramsay including an obituary written by Frederick Soddy; information about the Ramsay papers held at University College London; handwritten notes by John Jenkin on the Ramsay papers.
Also includes correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding Frederick Soddy's visit to Western Australia in 1904.

00194 William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy – In WA. 1904-1986 2 cm.
Contains material relating to Frederick Soddy's visit to Western Australia in 1904 including: photocopied correspondence, photocopied newspaper articles and handwritten notes by John Jenkin on lectures given by Frederick Soddy.

00195 John Jenkin - William Henry Bragg - Frederick Soddy – Soddy Paper. 1984-1986 1 cm.
Contains material relating to an article written by John Jenkin entitled "Frederick Soddy's 1904 visit to Australia, and the subsequent Soddy-Bragg correspondence".
Includes referee reports, handwritten draft of article, correspondence and letters granting permission to quote from material used.
Also programme for the 1984 Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science, at which John Jenkin presented his article.

00196 William Henry Bragg - William Sutherland. 1905-2005 1.5 cm.
Includes biographical material on William Sutherland; articles relating to the "Sutherland-Einstein" Diffusion Relation; an article on Josiah Willard Gibbs; and photocopied correspondence from William Sutherland to William Henry Bragg.

00197 William Henry Bragg - Research (a) General. 1955-1999 1.5 cm.
Includes various articles on the development of Physics, including Radioactivity, Electricity and the discovery of Gamma Rays.
Also handwritten notes by John Jenkin and a list of papers written by William Henry Bragg and students at the University of Adelaide.

00198 William Henry Bragg - R(alpha) Correspondence. 1904-1908 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence from William Henry Bragg to Joseph John Thomson; and correspondence to William Henry Bragg in relation to his work on R(alpha) from various colleagues including John Percival Vissing Madsen, H. Willy Schmidt and Isidor Traube.

00199 William Henry Bragg's reprint mailing list (a 1906) 1926-2006 0.5 cm.
Includes biographical information on Paul Ewers, Tadeusz Godlewski, Victor Franz Hess, Max Levin, Isidor Traube and H. Willy Schmidt.
Also details of William Henry Bragg's mailing list and a list of the colleagues to which he sent various articles compiled by John Jenkin.

00200 R(alpha) - William Henry Bragg articles. 1904-1907 4 cm.
Contains various photocopied articles by William Henry Bragg on alpha particles, Radium and the ionisation of gases.

00201 R(alpha) - Other articles - Richard Daniel Kleeman - James Arthur Pollock – Publications. 2010. 0.5 cm.
Contains printed list of publications by Richard Daniel Kleeman while in the UK, 1906-1914, with a note to see separate file for U.S.A., and a typed list of publications by James Arthur Pollock between 1888-1919.

00202 R(alpha) - Other articles - M.Curie [Marie Curie] and Becquerel [Henri Becquerel] 1900-2003 1 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles by Marie Curie (née Sklodowska), Pierre Curie, and Henri Becquerel on radioactivity, with handwritten notes by John Jenkin.
Also photocopied article on Marie Curie entitled "Marie Curie: In the Laboratory and on the Battlefield" by Lawrence Badash.

00203 R(alpha) articles. 1904-2002 3 cm.
Contains various photocopied articles on radioactivity and a rays with handwritten notes by John Jenkin. Includes articles by John Percival Vissing Madsen, Richard Daniel Kleeman, Frederick Soddy and Ernest Rutherford.

00204 William Henry Bragg - R(alpha) paper – Isis. 2003-2004 1 cm.
Includes front page, contents page and article entitled "William Henry Bragg in Adelaide: Beginning Research in a Colonial Reality" by John Jenkin extracted from Isis, Volume 95, Number 1, March 2004.
Also correspondence in relation to the article which appeared in Isis, referee reports, and reviews.

00205 William Henry Bragg - R(alpha) paper - Colonial Science – Research. 1907-2005 3 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on colonial science and handwritten notes by John Jenkin quoting extracts from letters, mainly to and from William Henry Bragg on his work and the "tyranny of distance".
Also a copy of a letter from Ernest Rutherford to Otto Hahn, January 6th 1907, concerning his appointment to Manchester and recent work on the production of Radium from Actinium.

00206 William Henry Bragg - R(alpha) paper – Peyenson. 1985-1993 1.5 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on Imperial Science, mainly by Dr. Lewis Pyenson.
Also correspondence between Lewis Pyenson and R.W.Home, and Lewis Pyenson and John Jenkin on Colonial Science and William Henry Bragg.

00207 William Henry Bragg - Royal Society of S.A. 1879-1986 2 cm.
Includes chronology of the life history of the South Australian Institute Building and various photocopied articles and extracts from the "Report of the Royal Society of South Australia" relating to the history of the society and William Henry Bragg, with handwritten notes by John Jenkin.

00208 Margaret Gibbs on Royal Society of South Australia. C. 1982 1 cm.
Includes handwritten chronology and notes made from the Transactions and Proceedings and the Minutes of The Royal Society of South Australia on William Henry Bragg's involvement with the Society (compiled by Margaret Gibbs, Jenkins Research Assistant)
Also includes correspondence between John Jenkin and the Librarian at the Royal Society of South Australia.

00209 William Henry Bragg - AAAS [Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science] 1888-2002 1 cm.
Includes material related to the first meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science in 1888; handwritten notes on the creation of the South Australian branch of the Association, for which William Henry Bragg was Secretary, and the creation of ANZAAS [Australasian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science] which replaced AAAS in 1930.
Also includes article entitled "The Parliament of Science: The British Association for the Advancement of Science 1831-1981" edited by Roy MacLeod and Peter Collins, as well as a review of the article which appeared in Isis, volume 73, 1982.

00210 William Henry Bragg - Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science - Letters from boys to parents in Dunedin, N.Z. – 1904-2000 1 cm.
Contains photocopied letters and transcriptions from William Lawrence Bragg to his parents William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg (née Todd).
Also includes letters from Charlotte [the Nanny?] to Gwendoline Bragg.

00211 William Henry Bragg - Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science - AAAS at Adelaide 1907-2010 0.5 cm.
Contains handwritten notes on a photograph of the AAAS [Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science], Adelaide, January 1907.
Also includes photocopied extracts from the Report of the Eleventh Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science including Proceeding of the Sections, Officers for the Adelaide Session, and an abstract of an article by Richard Daniel Kleeman.

00212 William Henry Bragg at Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science Brisbane (1909) and Deakin etc. 1909-1965 1.5 cm.
Includes material relating to the twelth meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science held at Brisbane 1909; photocopy of William Henry Bragg's inaugural address on radioactivity; correspondence from John Jenkin relating to William Henry Bragg's stay in Melbourne with Thomas Ranken Lyle prior to the meeting.
Also a photocopied article and press cuttings on William Henry Bragg's address including a letter which appeared in the Morning Post, 1909, by Alfred Deakin.
Also a biography, and correspondence to and from John Jenkin relating to Alfred Deakin.

00213 William Henry Bragg - Royal Society of London - Physics Society. 1906-2002 2 cm.
Includes photocopied articles relating to the Royal Society of London; photocopied correspondence concerning William Henry Bragg's nomination and selection for the Royal Society of London; photocopied news cuttings marking William Henry Bragg's selection for the Fellowship of the Royal Society.
Also photocopied addresses and articles written by William Henry Bragg while president of the Royal Society and a letter written to Major E.H. Hills concerning funding for an expedition to Varau.

00214 William Henry Bragg - "Studies in Radioactivity" 1912-1984 0.5 cm.
Contains various reviews of William Henry Bragg's book entitled "Studies in Radioactivity"; a letter concerning the German translation of the book to William Henry Bragg from Johann Barth, referred by Professor Johannes Stark; handwritten notes by John Jenkin on material from the MacMillan and Co. (publishers) collection held at the British Library.

00215 WHB William Henry Bragg - Nature of X- and gamma- Rays. 1907-2002 1 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles relating to William Henry Bragg, radioactivity, the nature of X-rays, the structure of light and Charles Thomson Rees Wilson's Cloud Chamber.

00216 Letters to William Henry Bragg re nph - (Brisbane AAAS [Australian Association for the Advancement of Science] address) - Adelaide and Leeds. 1907-1911 1.5 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence to William Henry Bragg concerning the nature of X-rays and Radium. Correspondents include Frederick Soddy, Thomas Ranken Lyle, J. Pollock, Oliver Heaviside, Arnold Sommerfield and F. Traube.
Also a photocopied letter to Ernest Rutherford from Harold Albert Wilson which mentions William Henry Bragg's work on rays.

00217 William Henry Bragg’s articles. 1907-1992 4 cm.
Includes handwritten chronology of papers written by William Henry Bragg and students at the University of Adelaide and photocopied articles written by William Henry Bragg on topics including radioactivity, ionisation and the nature of rays.
Also correspondence between John Jenkin and David Olroyd from the University of New South Wales regarding William Henry Bragg.

00218 William Henry Bragg – Article - Neutral Pair Hypothesis. 1921-2010 1 cm.
Includes photocopied article on William Henry Bragg's Corpuscular theory of X-rays and gamma rays; printed chronology of the development of William Henry Bragg's neutral-pair hypothesis; photocopied articles by William Henry Bragg on Electrons and Ether Waves.
Also includes copy of presidential address given by William Henry Bragg at the meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Glasgow 1928, entitled "Craftmenship and Science".

00219 Other Authors - Nature of X and gamma Rays. 1896-1912 1 cm.
Contains various photocopied articles on the nature of x-rays, beta rays and gamma rays from the Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, and Nature.

00220 Charles Glover Barkla. 1907-2007 3 cm.
Folder is split into two sections:

  • Includes chronology of William Henry Bragg's neutral-pair hypothesis; photocopied articles by Charles Glover Barkla on X-rays and Röntgen rays and radiation; correspondence and handwritten notes on correspondence from Charles Glover Barkla to Ernest Rutherford.
  • Cover page reads "Barkla Biography (and characteristic radiation)". Contains biographical information on, and obituaries of, Charles Glover Barkla.

00221 William Henry Bragg and McGill University. 1907-2010 1 cm.
Contains an article on Physics at McGill University, Montreal, by Lewis Pyenson; photocopied and transcribed correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Horace Lamb regarding McGill University; a photocopied letter from the Principal at McGill University to Ernest Rutherford regarding William Henry Bragg.
See also Bragg-Rutherford correspondence Series 2 Files 00182-183

00222 William Henry Bragg - Astronomy - Astronomical Society of South Australia. 1908-1987 1 cm.
Includes article on Astronomy from the Australian Enyclopedia; news cuttings detailing William Henry Bragg's support in the establishment of a chair of Astronomy at the University of Adelaide; transcribed correspondence between William Lawrence Bragg and George F. Dodwell regarding the Adelaide Observatory.
Also transcription of a letter from George Symes to Mrs. Caroe regarding the Adelaide Observatory and Chair of Astronomy with an attached letter, also transcribed, from Charles Todd.

00223 William Henry Bragg - Astronomical Society of South Australia - Prof. of Astronomy. 1908-2010 2 cm.
Includes handwritten notes taken from the minutes of the Office of the Commissioner of Public Works, regarding the transfer of the Observatory to Adelaide University and the employment of George F. Dodwell.
Also includes various correspondence and news cuttings regarding the Observatory and Chair of Astronomy at the University of Adelaide.

00224 William Henry Bragg - Astronomical Society of South Australia. 1906-1983 0.5 cm.
Includes handwritten notes taken from the minutes of the first meeting of the Astronomical Society of South Australia; a handwritten reference history of the Astronomical Society of South Australia 1895-1909; photocopy of "History of the A.S.S.A, 1902-1921" by Brian Waters.

00592 Correspondence - University of Adelaide Sports Grounds. 2010 0.5 cm.
Contains email correspondence between John Jenkin and John Carver regarding William Henry Bragg's donation of 100 pounds to build a pavilion in the University of Adelaide Sports Grounds.

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