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William H. (Henry) Bragg and William L. (Lawrence) Bragg:
A guide to the research records of John Jenkin, 1614-2010

MSS 0144

Series 5: General Research Files, Publications and Related Material. 100 cm.



Series 5 consists of general research relating to William Henry and William Lawrence Bragg, and material relating to John Jenkin's publications, including his book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: the most extraordinary collaboration in science".

It includes research material collected by John Jenkin from the Royal Institution, London, where the majority of the Bragg Papers are held, including a catalogue of the papers held at the Royal Institution and photocopied correspondence sent from William Henry Bragg to his wife Gwendoline Bragg (née Todd).

It also includes research material collected from South Australian newspapers (particularly the Register) on Bragg and related references, autobiographical notes written by William Henry and William Lawrence Bragg, given to John Jenkin by the Bragg family, and extensive autobiographical notes written by Alice Bragg (née Hopkinson), William Lawrence Bragg's wife.

00347 John Jenkin CV and personal library, 2007-2008? 0.5 cm.
Contains printed curriculum vitae for Dr John Grenfell Jenkin including list of publications; and printed lists entitled ‘Books in John Jenkin's personal library relevant to his work on William and Lawrence Bragg’, ‘John Jenkin's Bragg audiovisual items’, and ‘History of Science Publications - John Jenkin’.

00348 Nobel exhibition - National Portrait Gallery (Dec '03-Feb '04), 2003. 1 cm.
Includes review of the National Portrait Gallery exhibition by John Jenkin; correspondence between John Jenkin and the National Portrait Gallery regarding the loan of four photographs; copy of the captions provided by John Jenkin for the National Portrait Gallery exhibition.

00349 "The Bragg Family in Adelaide: A Pictorial Celebration" by John Jenkin, 1986-1993. 1 cm.
Includes copy of book entitled by "The Bragg Family in Adelaide: A Pictorial Celebration" by John Jenkin; advertisements for the book with details on ordering; correspondence sent to John Jenkin thanking him for the book. Also notes made by John Jenkin for his book launch, May 1986; and correspondence between John Jenkin and the University of Adelaide regarding his book and the Bragg laboratory in the Mitchell building.

00350 Book administration, 1985-1986. 1 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and the University of Adelaide foundation regarding the publication of his book entitled "The Bragg Family in Adelaide: A Pictoral Celebration". Also photocopy of Application for Grant submitted by John Jenkin to publish a book on the photographs he has collected of William Henry Bragg.

00351 Reviews: Book number 1, 1986-1990. 1 cm.
Includes correspondence sent to John Jenkin regarding his book entitled "The Bragg Family in Adelaide: A Pictorial Celebration" and published book reviews.

00352 Book number 2, 1982-2007. 1 cm.
Includes list of book errors and correpondence to and from John Jenkin regarding drafts of his second book.

00353 Bragg, William Henry – Notes, 1982?-2007? 1 cm.
Includes notes on archive holdings on William Henry Bragg; printed information on the Bragg medal for excellence in Physics from the Institute of Physics; handwritten list of papers written by William Henry Bragg and his students. Also Physics time-line 1800-1949; and article entitled ‘Sources for History of Quantum Physics: An Inventory and Report’.

00354 Bragg, William Henry – microscope, 1900-1997. 1.5 cm.
Includes notes, correspondence and newspaper cuttings on the acquisition of the ‘Bragg microscope’ by John Jenkin and subsequent donation to the University of Adelaide. Also photocopy of the record of the sale of the microscope to William Henry Bragg.

00355 Articles - Women in Science, 1970-1998. 1 cm.
Contains various photocopied articles on Women in science.

00356 Women in Crystallography, 1920-2009. 1 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles relating to Women in science and crystallography. Also biographies of Rosalind Franklin, Dorothy Hodgkin, Kathleen Lonsdale and Helen Megaw.

00357 Dorothy Hodgkin, 1986-2002. 1 cm.
Includes various photocopied articles on Dorothy Hodgkin including newspaper cutting from The Age on her death. Also correspondence between John Jenkin and Dorothy Hodgkin; and notes made by John Jenkin on an interview with Dorothy Hodgkin at her home in 1987.

00358 Bragg centenary - University of Adelaide Physics centenary, 1986-1997. 0.5 cm.
Includes recollection of the ANZAAS [The Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science] meeting in Canberra 1954 by C.A. Hurst entitled "A Remarkable Meeting"; typed notes by John Jenkin on a seminar entitled "Universities - the Catalyst for Research Parks". Also copy of speeches made by Dr Stephen Bragg and Professor Brian Wesley Matthews at the Commemoration Week graduation ceremonies.

00359 University of Adelaide Physics Centenary - List of Graduates etc., 1985. 1 cm.
Includes list of graduates in Physics from the University of Adelaide; chronological list of Physics staff; chronological list of Adelaide Graduates in Mathematical Physics. Also correspondence between John Jenkin and Dr E.H. Medlin regarding the lists.

00360 Centenary celebrations William Henry Bragg - University of Adelaide Physics centenary, 1986. 2 cm.
Contains material from the centenary of the appointment of William Henry Bragg at the University of Adelaide. Includes programme of the centenary celebrations, ceremony and dinner; loose notes by John Jenkin on William Henry Bragg's students; copy of a paper entitled ‘Physics at the University of Adelaide’ edited by E.H. Medlin. Also copy of a paper entitled ‘Physics and Physicists in the University of Adelaide: The First Seventy Five Years’ by S.G. Tomlin.

00361 University of Adelaide Physics centenary - Bragg tour, 4 May, 1986. 1986-2002. 1 cm.
Includes printed advertisement for a ‘Tour of Bragg's Adelaide’ for the Bragg centenary at the University of Adelaide, guided by John Jenkin; printed notes on the tour by John Jenkin; correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding the tour; copy of a book entitled ‘Heritage Walks: A Guide to Historic Adelaide’. Also correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding a visit to Adelaide by Lady Heath (née Margaret Bragg] to see the sites of her father's [William Henry Bragg] childhood.

00362 Royal Institution - General - Bragg Papers, 2000-2008. 1 cm.
Includes transcribed correspondence to William Henry Bragg regarding patents and war work; photocopied correspondence between Stephen Bragg and the Royal Institution regarding Terms of Access for the Bragg papers. Also correspondence between John Jenkin and Frank A.J.L. James; and profiles of Baroness Susan Greenfield and Dr Frank James.

00363 Royal Institution - Bragg Papers - John Jenkin correspondence, 2002. 0.5 cm.
Contains correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding changes and additions to the papers of William Henry Bragg held at the Royal Institution.

00364 Collection summary lists - Royal Institution - Bragg Papers, 1983. 1 cm.
Contains handwritten notes and summary lists of William Henry Bragg's papers held at the Royal Institution.

00365 Interview with W.A. Coates - Royal Institution - Bragg Papers, 1984. 0.5 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin on an interview with W.A. Coates in 1984; and related correspondence from John Jenkin.

00366 Gramophone Records - Royal Institution - Bragg Papers, 1987-1989. 1 cm.
Contains notes and correspondence on the gramophone records in the collection of William Henry Bragg held at the Royal Institution and the preservation work completed by the National Sound Archive.

00367 Royal Institution's Resources - Royal Institution - Bragg Papers, 1964-1986.
1 cm.
Includes copy of two talks by William Lawrence Bragg and Mrs Alban Caroe [Gwendolen Bragg] entitled ‘Sir William Bragg's Manuscripts and Papers and some Memories of the Royal Institution in his Time’. Also article on the resources at the Royal Institution; and printed catalogue list of William Henry Bragg's papers.

00368 Royal Institution Conference-  Bragg Meeting Jan 1984. 1983-1984.
0.5 cm.
Contains programme for the conference entitled ‘The Lives and Works of William and Lawrence Bragg’ held at the Royal Institution for the History of Science and Technology; and correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding the conference.

00369 Notes and Records Royal Society of London] paper - William Henry Bragg to Adelaide, 1984-1985.
1 cm.
Includes article ‘The Appointment of W.H.Bragg, F.R.S., to the University of Adelaide’ by John Jenkin extracted from the journal “Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London”. Also correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding the article.

00370 London Bicentenary Conference Jan. 1987. 1987.
0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and Frank James regarding a potential talk by John Jenkin entitled ‘The Bragg's work in Australia’ at a joint meeting between the British Society for the History of Science and the Royal Institution Centre for the History of Science and Technology on Anglo-Australian Science 1788-1988. Also includes programme for the meeting.

00371 John Jenkin - Early Correspondence of William Henry Bragg in Adelaide University Archives, 1980-2005.
0.5 cm.
Includes early correspondence between John Jenkin and the University of Adelaide regarding records relating to William Henry Bragg.

00372 University of Adelaide Archives - Dockets Index - Guide to Series, 1984-1999.
1 cm.
Includes notes made by John Jenkin on the University of Adelaide Archives Guide to Record Series; printed catalogue list of Letters to Agent General 1903-1906. Also handwriiten notes on the Dockets Index and University of Adelaide Correspondence Record.

00373 University of Adelaide Archives - Council – Senate, 1900-1984.
2 cm.
Includes handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopied pages of the Council Minutes relating to William Henry Bragg. Also handwritten notes by John Jenkin on the Senate Minutes.

00374 University  of Adelaide Archives - Reports to Council, 1898-1984?
1 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopies of Reports to Council, 1898-1909, relating to William Henry Bragg.

00375 University of Adelaide Archives - Salary Sheets 1888-1920. 1984?-2010?
0.5 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin on Salary Sheets, 1888-1920.

00376 University of Adelaide Archives - Special Committees 1886-1909. 1890-1984?
2 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopies from University of Adelaide Reports of Special Committees and Special Committee Minutes 1886-1909, relating to William Henry Bragg.

00377 University of Adelaide Archives - Finance Committee - Education Committee - Professional Board - Board of Examiners, 1897-1984.
2 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopies from records of the University of Adelaide Finance Committee, Education Committee, Professional Board and Board of Examiners, 1886-1909, relating to William Henry Bragg.

00378 University of Adelaide Archives - Board of Musical Studies - Faculty of Music - Faculty of Applied Science - Faculty of Arts, 1891-1984.
1.5 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopies from the Minutes of the University of Adelaide Board of Musical Studies, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Applied Science and Faculty of Arts, 1886-1908, relating to William Henry Bragg.

00379 University of Adelaide Archives - Board of Education - Board of Discipline, 1901-1984.
0.5 cm.
Contains handwritten notes by John Jenkin and photocopies from the Minutes of the University of Adelaide Board of Education and Board of Discipline, 1899-1905, relating to William Henry Bragg.

00380 Agent General for South Aust. - Dockets/equipment etc., 1901-2003.
2 cm.
Includes summary, photocopies and handwritten notes on Agent General Dockets for scientific equipment. Also transcribed and photocopied correspondence to the Agent General relating to the ordering and payment for equipment.

00381 ARGS [Australian Research Grant Scheme] 1983. 1982.
0.5 cm.
Note: "As a result of these ARGS grants, Mrs Margaret Gibbs (Adelaide) was paid to search South Australian newspapers (particularly the Register) for Bragg and related references. She did an absolutely outstanding job: the following files and the three large folders of copies are the results of her work. John Jenkin".
Contains application by John Jenkin to the Australian Research Grants Scheme and related correspondence.

00382 ARGS [Australian Research Grant Scheme] 1984. 1983.
0.5 cm.
Contains application by John Jenkin to the Australian Research Grants Scheme and related correspondence.

00383 Register Search, 2010?
0.5 cm.
Contains ‘Index to Margaret Gibbs "Register Notes"’ and a list of press cuttings inscribed "Royal Institution: large brown OHMS envelope labelled 'Australian Press Cuttings' - return to R.I."

00384 "Checklist of Nineteenth Century Australian Periodicals", 1985.
0.5 cm.
Copy of "Checklist of Nineteenth Century Australian Periodicals" compiled by Alfred Pong.

00385 Search of "Critic", 1979-1983.
1 cm.
Contains information on Critic from "Nineteenth Century Australian Periodicals: An Annotated Bibliography" by Lurline Stuart; and notes made by Margaret Gibbs from Critic relating to William Henry Bragg.

00386 Search of "Quiz", 1982?
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from Quiz relating to William Henry Bragg.

00387 Search of "Register", 1982?
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1885.

00388 Search of "Register", 1982.
1 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1886 and 1887; and letter sent to John Jenkin from Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00389 Search of "Register", 1982.
1 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for January to August 1888; and letter sent to John Jenkin from Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00390 Search of "Register", 1983.
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for September 1888 to June 1889; and letter sent to John Jenkin from Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00391 Search of "Register", 1983.
1 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for June 1889 to December 1891; and correspondence between John Jenkin and Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00392 Search of "Register", 1983?
1 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1892 and 1893.
Creator Jenkin, John

00393 Search of "Register", 1983.
1 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for late 1893 to June 1895; and letter sent to John Jenkin from Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00394 Search of "Register", 1983.
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for July to December 1895; and letter sent to John Jenkin from Margaret Gibbs regarding her research.

00395 Search of "Register", 1983?
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1896.

00396 Search of "Register", 1983?
1 cm.
Notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1897 and 1898.

00397 Search of "Register", 1983?
0.5 cm.
Notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1899 and 1900.

00398 Search of "Register", 1983?
1 cm.
Notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1901, 1902 and 1903.

00399 Search of "Register", 1983?
0.5 cm.
Notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1904 and 1905.

00400 Search of "Register", 1983?
1 cm.
Notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1906 and 1907.

00401 Search of "Register", 1983?
0.5 cm.
Contains notes made by Margaret Gibbs from the South Australian Register for 1908 and 1909.

00402 Family Trees - Braggs – Family, 1983?
0.5 cm.
Includes a handwritten chronology of family birth and death dates for William Henry Bragg; and a typed chronology for William Henry Bragg until his departure for Australia. Also various hand drawn family trees for the Bragg family.

00403 Braggs - Marriage and Birth Certificates, 1862-1987.
0.5 cm.
Includes copied Marriage and Birth certificates for the Bragg family and a photocopied Bragg family tree.

00404 Pat Fisher (deceased) - Braggs – Family, 1982-2004.
0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and Pat Fisher regarding the Bragg family. Also handwritten notes by John Jenkin on the Bragg family tree.

00405 Harley and Errol Morgan – Todds, 2009.
0.5 cm.
Contains correspondence regarding the death of Harley and Errol Morgan in the Victorian Fires, February 2009.

00406 Todds, 1855-2003.
5 cm.
Contains various material relating to Charles Todd including: handwritten notes on Charles Todd's candidature for election to the Royal Society; various articles on astronomy, the origins of Australian meteorology and the Adelaide Observatory; various articles and newspaper cuttings on the development of telegraphic communication in Australia. Also various biographies and obituaries for Charles Todd; and copy of a letter from Charles Todd to his family in the UK, 1855.

00407 Kevin Livingston – Todds, 1988-1998.
1 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and Kevin Livingston regarding Charles Todd; and photocopy of a paper by Kevin Livingston entitled "Report on Progress on a Biography of Sir Charles Todd (1826-1910)". Also correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding the death of Kevin Livingston and an invitation to his memorial service.

00408 Barry Todd and family, 1907-2006.
1 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and Barry Todd regarding Charles Todd; photocopied marriage certificate for Hedley Lawrence Todd and Jessie Scott; photocopied death certificate for Hedley Lawrence Todd. Also correspondence and typed notes on Hedley Lawrence Todd.

00409 Todd Papers - S.A. Archives, 1894-1984.
2 cm.
Includes handwritten notes on the Todd papers held at the South Australian Archives; and two photocopied plans for the Adelaide Observatory. Also handwritten notes from letterbooks in the Todd collection, and photocopied extracts from letterbooks in the Todd collection, mainly regarding William Henry Bragg and the development of the wireless.

00410 Gwendoline Bragg née Todd, 1897-2004.
1 cm.
Includes Todd family tree by John Jenkin; photocopy of a handwritten list of Gwendoline Bragg's 21st birthday presents; photocopied newspaper cutting on the Government House Garden Fete 1905, including comment on the decorated parasol parade organised by Gwendoline Bragg and Miss Todd. Also material relating to paintings by Gwendoline Bragg and William Henry Bragg, including printed copy of a painting of St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide by Gwendoline Bragg held at the National Library of Australia. Also includes property information for the Gumeracha Hotel with a note reading "honeymoon with WHB [William Henry Bragg]".

00411 Gwendoline Bragg née Todd, Postal Note - (1886-87), 1896-1984.
0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence and handwritten notes on the Postal Note designed by Gwendoline Todd; photocopy of "Report on the Post Office, Telegraph, and Observatory Departments" by Charles Todd, 1896. Also photocopy of the postal note designed by Gwendoline Todd.

00412 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg – correspondence, 1900-2003.
5 cm.
Includes handwritten list by John Jenkin of correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg and others; typed notes inscribed "G.M. Caroe's notes etc. on (GT to
WHB) letters (in Bragg/Adrian papers)". Also transcribed letter from James B. Bragg to Gwendoline Bragg regarding William Henry Bragg's experiments.

00413 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg - pre-engagaement - engagement – marriage, 1883-2010?
0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied and transcribed correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg inscribed "A) pre-engagaement - engagement - marriage".

00414 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg - B) Feb./March 1888 at Pt. Elliot, 1888.
1 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg inscribed "B) Feb./March 1888 at Pt. Elliot".

00415 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg - C) Aug./Sept. 1888 - William Henry Bragg at AAAS [Australian Association for the Advancement of Science], Sydney, 1888.
0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg inscribed: "C) Aug./Sept. 1888 - WHB at AAAS, Sydney".

00416 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg - D) November 1888 at Pt. [Port] Victor, 1888.
0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg inscribed "D) November 1888 at Pt. Victor".

00417 Letters William Henry Bragg - Gwendoline Bragg - E) January 1890 - WHB at AAAS [Australian Association for the Advancement of Science], Melbourne, 1890-2010.
0.5 cm.
Includes photocopied and transcribed correspondence between William Henry Bragg and Gwendoline Bragg inscribed "E) January 1890 - WHB at AAAS, Melbourne".

00418 Gwendoline Bragg 's death and RI plaque, 1929-2006.
0.5 cm.
Includes sketch, handwritten notes and correspondence on a stone plaque in the Royal Institute foyer in memory of Gwendoline Bragg. Also transcribed obituary notice for Gwendoline Bragg.

0041 Alfred Austin Lendon, 1886-1982.
2 cm.
Includes photocopied obituary for Alfred Austin Lendon; photocopied letter from Alfred Austin Lendon to the University of Adelaide offering his services as a lecturer; handwritten notes by John Jenkin on Alfred Austin Lendon and a Lendon family album held by a Mrs. Wells. Also various photocopied articles relating to the work of Alfred Austin Lendon.

00420 Margaret Gibbs on Lendon (in South Australian Archive), 2010?
1 cm.
Contains handwritten notes on Alfred Austin Lendon from material held at the South Australian Archive, including biographical information, and material relating to the Alfred Lendon Scholarship at the University of Adelaide, and University of Adelaide Medical School.

00421 Guides to the Archives of the University of Adelaide, 2003.
1 cm.
Contains printed guides to the Archives of the University of Adelaide.

00422 Catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of GB, London, 2004.
0.5 cm.
Contains printed search results for "Bragg" from The National Archives and Access to Archives database.

00423 Catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of GB, London, 2003.
2 cm.
Contains printed copy of the catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London from reference number 2A to 10A.

00424 Catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of GB, London, 2003.
2 cm.
Contains printed copy of the catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London from reference number 10B to 26B.

00425 Catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of GB, London, 2003.
1 cm.
Contains printed copy of the catalogue of the papers of William Henry Bragg at the Royal Institution of Great Britain, London from reference number 27A to 39.

00426 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) 2007.
2 cm.
Contains correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding the publication of his book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science".

00427 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Figures, 2007.
2 cm.
Contains figures and figure captions for John Jenkin's book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science"; and related correspondence from John Jenkin to Oxford University Press.

00428 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Copyright, 2007.
1 cm.
Contains correspondence to and from John Jenkin regarding copyright for his book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science".

00429 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Production editor, 2007.
1 cm.
Includes correspondence between John Jenkin and the Production Editor at Oxford University Press regarding book proofs and the publication of his book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science".

00430 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Marketing, 2007.
0.5 cm.
Contains a Marketing Information Form completed by John Jenkin and correspondence regarding marketing for his book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science".

00431 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Online edition, 2007.
0.5 cm.
Includes correspondence regarding the online edition of John Jenkin's book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science". Also abstract and chapter abstracts for John Jenkin's book, to be included in the Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) library.

00432 “William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg” (Oxford University Press, 2008) – Rejections, 2006.
0.5 cm.
Contains letters of rejection from various publishers for John Jenkin's book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science".

00433 "The Half Was Not Told" by Alice Bragg, 2002.
4 cm.
Contains copy of "The Half Was Not Told" by Alice Bragg, a book of extensive autobiographical notes. Note on title page reads "Copy given to me by Margaret and Patience (née Bragg) at Little Stoke, England, on Monday 15 April 2002".

00434 "Fifty Years a Winner", 1965.
0.5 cm.
Contains transcription by John Jenkin of the BBC program "Fifty Years a Winner", made in 1965 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of William Lawrence Bragg's 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics.

00435 Autobiographical Notes by William Henry Bragg, 1927.
1 cm.
Contains a photocopy of autobiographical notes by William Henry Bragg from the Royal Institution, London.

00436 Autobiographical Notes by William Lawrence Bragg, ca. 1968.
2 cm.
Contains a photocopy of autobiographical notes of William Lawrence Bragg from the Royal Institution, London.

00437 Royal Society Biographical Memoirs - William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg, 1942-86.
1 cm.
Contains obituary notices from the Royal Society Biographical Memoirs for William Henry Bragg and William Lawrence Bragg.

00593 William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The most extraordinary collaboration in science, 2008.
3 cm.
John Jenkin's book entitled "William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The most extraordinary collaboration in science", published by Oxford University Press in 2008. Copy catalogued separately for Main and University Collections.

00594 The Australasian Home Reader - Volume 1, Number 1, May 1892, to Volume 1, Number 5, September 1892.
1.5 cm.
Photocopied editions of The Australasian Home Reader, published by the Australasian Home Reading Union. Also John Jenkin's handwritten notes indicating that Volumes 1 to 3 of the Reader are complete, Volumes 4 and 6 are incomplete, there are no extant copies of Volume 5 in Australian libraries, and the 1898 Year Book is complete.

00595 The Australasian Home Reader - Volume 1, Number 6, October 1892, to Volume 2, Number 3, June 1893.
1.5 cm.
Photocopied editions of The Australasian Home Reader, published by the Australasian Home Reading Union.

00596 The Australasian Home Reader - Volume 2, Number 4, July 1893, to Volume 3, Number 1, February 1894.
1.5 cm.
Photocopied editions of The Australasian Home Reader, published by the Australasian Home Reading Union.

00597 The Australasian Home Reader - Volume 3, Number 2, May 1894, to Volume 3, Number 9, December 1894.
2 cm.
Photocopied editions of The Australasian Home Reader, published by the Australasian Home Reading Union.

00598 Copy of existing issues of The Australasian Home Reader, the journal of the Australasian Home Reading Union: Vols. 1-4, 1892-1895, from the Mitchell Library, Sydney.
2 cm.
Contains two DVDs - an original provided by the Mitchell Library, Sydney, and a copy of the same - holding jpeg and pdf images of the following editions of Australasian Home Reader:
- Volume 1, Numbers 1-8, May to December 1892
- Volume 2, Numbers 1-9, February to December 1893
- Volume 3, Numbers 1-9, February to December 1894
- Volume 4, Numbers 1-6 [of 9], February to September 1895
Also includes handwritten notes regarding John Jenkin's search for the journal.

00599 The Australasian Home Reader - Volume 4, Number 1, February 1895, to Volume 6, Number 4, August 1897 [incomplete], and The Australasian Home Reader Year Book, 1898.
2.5 cm.
Photocopied editions of The Australasian Home Reader, published by the Australasian Home Reading Union.


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