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Aberdeen Biochemical Association

Synge served on the Committee from 1956.

Correspondence re membership of Committee 1955,1956; miscellaneous correspondence and papers re meetings 1956-1958; 1965; correspondence re talk by Synge to the Association 17 March 1960.

Exercise book used by Taylor on 'Scotia'

Exercise-book, with ms. note by G.K. Batchelor inside front cover Notebook used by G.I.T. onScotia' in 1913'. Contains notes, drawings and calculations on anemometer observations on turbulent air, 8 May-27 July 1913. Includes drawings for the tethered kite on the mast-head which enabled successful observations to be taken.
Some pages have been torn from the rear of the book.

Obituaries and tributes

'Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society', 23, 1977, pp.529-556 (by P.B. Moon).
'Contemporary Physics', 17, no.1, 1976.
'The Times', 12 September 1975.
2 pp. account of Thomson's life and work, by O.R. Frisch, n.d. [1975].
Photocopy of a printed collection of messages and photographs assembled by Thomson's younger daughter, Rose Bell, in honour of his 80th birthday, contributors include many of Thomson's friends as well as members of his own family.

Reviews of R. C. Trevelyan's "Selected Poems" and "Beelzebub and Other Poems"

Newspaper cuttings, many sent to Trevelyan by Durrant's Press Cuttings agency: reviews of Trevelyan's "Selected Poems", published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd, from the "Manchester Guardian" and "Southport Guardian" [both also discuss other works in the "Contemporary Poets" series; reviews of "Beelzebub and Other Poems", often mentioning the "Hogarth Living Poets" series to which this belongs, from: the "Dublin Evening Mail"; "South Wales Argus"; "Observer" [by Wilfrid Gibson]; "Manchester Guardian" and "Times Literary Supplement".

Also included, a reproduction of Leonardo's "Virgin of the Rocks", cut from a National Gallery Christmas card.

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