Fonds 1994 - Kenneth William Allen fonds

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UTA 1994


Kenneth William Allen fonds


  • 1949-1987 (Creation)

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0.07 m of textual records (1 box)

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Kenneth William Allen, nuclear physicist: born London 17 November 1923; member, Physics Division, Atomic Energy of Canada, Chalk River 1947-51; Leverhulme Research Fellow and Lecturer, Liverpool University 1951-54; Deputy Chief Scientist, UKAEA 1954-63; Professor of Nuclear Structure, Oxford University 1963-91 (Emeritus), Head of Department of Nuclear Physics 1976-79, 1982-85; Fellow, Balliol College, Oxford 1963-92 (Emeritus), Estates Bursar 1980-83, 1991-93; married 1947 Josephine Boreham (two sons); died Oxford 2 May 1997.

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This accession of records from Dr. Kenneth W. Allen covers a brief period in his career when he was working in the Physics Division of Atomic Energy of Canada in Chalk River, as a Lecturer at Liverpool University, England, and as a researcher for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority at Aldermaston, England. The accession contains lab notes, diagrams, and correspondence with administration at Chalk River and various atomic organizations.

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