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D. E. Lea Papers and Notebooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0840

This collection houses papers and notebooks relating to the career of radiation researcher Douglas E. Lea.

Dates

  • 1931-1943

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses papers and notebooks relating to the career of radiation researcher Douglas E. Lea.

Biographical/Historical Note

Douglas E. Lea (MA, PhD) was born in 1910 in Great Britain. During his career, he worked as a physicist at England's Strangeways Laboratory and as a reader in the Department of Radiobiology in the Department of Radiotheraputics at Cambridge University. The majority of his work dealt with the effects of radiation on cells. Lea died in an accident in Cambridge, England, on June 16, 1947.

Arrangement

Collection consists of two boxes divided into two series:

Missing Title

  1. Series I: Papers
  2. Series II: Experiment Notebooks

Acquisition Note

This collection is property of the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480