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William Henry Bragg and The University of Adelaide

Anecdotal Accounts

Letter from William Ernest Cooke to Sir Kerr Grant outlining his memories of William Henry Bragg.

1. Reminiscences of Bragg’s early research
William Ernest Cooke (1863-1947) was born in Adelaide and was later Western Australia’s first Government Astronomer. This letter to Sir Kerr Grant contains his memories of W.H. Bragg’s ‘awakening’ and early interest in research.

2. Judell, L.M.W. The earliest wireless communication in Adelaide
A draft article on Bragg’s early wireless experiments in Adelaide, sent to Sir Kerr Grant for review

3. W. Lawrence Bragg discusses his father, from the BBC documentary, "Fifty Years a Winner".

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