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The MRC and Gowans's involvement, 1965-1989

MS. Gowans 9

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Correspondence, reports and other papers relating to Gowans's involvement with the Medical Research Council, and to the history, strategy and finances of the MRC:
  1. Folder 1: Appointment to Council of the MRC, 1965; appointment as Secretary to the MRC, 1976, also as Deputy Chairman, 1977, and extensions of both appointments, 1981-1987; letters of congratulation on appointments; office briefing after starting position as Secretary, 1976-1977; negotiation of Gowans's salary at the MRC, 1976-1986; retirement from MRC, 1987; portrait of Gowans commissioned by the MRC, 1989; miscellaneous papers relating to the history and organisation of the MRC. (=Res.)
  2. Folder 2: Briefing papers and notes relating to finances and funding of the MRC, c.1984-1987; Corporate Plan, 1986. (=Res.)


  • 1965-1989


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Gowans 9

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom