Item 6-42 - Norman De Bruyne correspondence with G. I. Taylor

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Add. MS a/301/6-42


Norman De Bruyne correspondence with G. I. Taylor


  • 1954-1972 (Creation)

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49 sheets

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Gift of Norman A. de Bruyne, 1991.

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Letters dated 18 Oct. 1954 - 13 Nov. 1972, with carbon copies of De Bruyne's letters and originals from Taylor. Includes a letter from Bryan Ellis, Jan. 1958, enclosing notes and his copy of a paper by W. J. Snoddon entitled: "Notes on Sir Geoffrey Taylor's Peeling Equation".

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A list of the letters is attached to this record.

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TAYL/D/18 - Includes further correspondence between Taylor and De Bruyne, 1957-1958, on the 'peeling strength' of adhesives.

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Accompanied by letters relating to the gift of the papers.

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