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Only top-level descriptions King’s College London Archives Burge, Ronald Edgar, b 1932, Professor of Physics Queen Elizabeth College, 1953-1985
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BURGE, Ronald Edgar (b 1932)

  • K/PP99
  • Collection
  • 1925-2015

Papers of Ronald Burge as Head of Physics at Queen Elizabeth College, 1963-1984 and at King's College London, 1984-1992, including papers relating to research projects including correspondence, proposals, grant application forms, and reports notably for the projects 'In-process monitoring of element composition and derived properties of polymeric materials by remote laser microanalysis' under the European Research and Development Programme on Manufacturing Technologies and Advanced Materials, 1989-1993 and the Esprit, (EU information technologies programme) project No 1007, (study on laser plasma), 1986-1993. Papers, 1942-[1990] relating to the history of the Physics Department at King's College London and in particular James Clark Maxwell and Charles Wheatstone including correspondence, copies of photographs, press cuttings and articles, papers relating to exhibitions, booklet entitled 'Some notes on the original investigations carried out by members of the departments of Natural Philosophy and Physics in King's College', [1925] and photographs including of physics equipment, members of staff, a construction site and uncaptioned group photographs, presumably of members of the KCL Physics department, [1985-1990]. Papers relating to memorials including transcript of a lecture given by Burge on his career, 'Imaging and diffraction (and people) at King's College London, 1950-1997', 1 Oct 1997; booklet containing reminiscences of John Yudkin, nutritionist at Queen Elizabeth College, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday, Nov 1990; copy of the Royal Institution Discourse, given by Burge, Feb 1992; papers relating to memorial services for King's College London academics including Claude Curling and William Charles Price and further papers relating to Price including biographies, obituaries, correspondence, bibliography and copies of photographs. Papers relating to Queen Elizabeth College including report of a committee set up to investigate the non-medical side of Queen Elizabeth College, Jan 1981; paper on the academic future of Queen Elizabeth College, 17 Dec 1981 and prospectus for the Queen Elizabeth College medical physics department, [1978]. Paper on technicalities of merging the physics departments of Queen Elizabeth College and King's College London, 11 Jun 1984. List of grants awarded to the physics department of Queen Elizabeth College, 11 Nov 1981. Correspondence relating to the Granville Prize in physics, 1992. Bibliography of publications by Burge, 1955-1989. Audio reels containing lectures given by Burge, 22 Sep 1969 and 14 Feb 1985. Further draft texts and lectures, and correspondence relating to the merger of Queen Elizabeth College and King’s College London, 1985.

Burge, Ronald Edgar, b 1932, Professor of Physics