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Scientific lectures and publications, 1968-1973

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Folders B.16.1-B.16.3: 'The problems of higher education in Africa', 1968-1971.

A lecture delivered in London to the Royal African Society on 17 March 1971. An abridged version was published in African Affairs.

Folder B.16.1: Notes on the literature, outline of lecture, MS. and typescript drafts, offprint, and supplementary material used in the preparation of the lecture.

Folder B.16.2: Correspondence with the Royal African Society regarding scheduling of the lecture and with professional colleagues interested in the problems of science education in developing countries.

Folder B.16.3: One folder of numerous reports, newsletters, and printed material on East Africa, especially with reference to education and science.

Folders B.16.4-B.16.5: 'Theoretical chemistry - past and future'. Inaugural Lecture, Chair of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford, delivered 13 February 1973.

Folder B.16.4: Arrangements for lecture, guest-lists and correspondence. Editor's notes for published text, slides, etc. Author's (incomplete) MS. and typescript.

Coulson died before completing the preparation for publication of the text of his Inaugural Lecture. The editorial task was discharged by Dr. Simon Altmann and Miss Rosemary Schwerdt.

Folder B.16.5: Background notes and research material.


  • 1968-1973


5 folders

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Former reference:

CSAC 60/4/78/B.16/1-5

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