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Oxford, 1953-1982

MS. Eng. c. 2622
Held at the Weston Library

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Folders D.1-D.8: Natural Science Club.

The club, whose members were leading Oxford scientists, met once a term to dine and discuss matters of university or scientific interest. Richards was secretary 'for at least 15 years', resigning in 1976. The material is principally correspondence regarding meetings and membership.

Folder D.1: Natural Science Club, 1953, 1954, 1962.

The 1953 and 1954 items are letters of thanks from visiting members R.S. Mulliken and R. Livingston to E.J. Bowen, Richards's predecessor as secretary. Folder also includes ms. note by Richards about the club.

Folder D.2: Natural Science Club, 1964-1966.

Includes a paper prepared for the Franks Commission 'Summer 1964. Not sent in'.

Folder D.3: Natural Science Club, 1967-1968.

Folder D.4: Natural Science Club, 1969-1970.

Folder D.5: Natural Science Club, 1971.

Includes a copy of the club rules as amended February 1971.

Folder D.6: Natural Science Club, 1973-1974.

Includes a copy of the club rules as amended February 1974.

Folder D.7: Natural Science Club,

Folder D.8: Natural Science Club, n.d.

Folders D.9-D.10: Honours degree of 'Chemistry with Economics', 1968.

Folder D.9: Circular letter from W.A. Waters, 26 March 1968, seeking the opinion of industry on a proposed new honours degree of 'Chemistry with Economics', with the replies.

Folder D.10: Miscellaneous material regarding undergraduate chemistry teaching, requirements of industry, etc. Includes Richards's ms. notes.

Folder D.11: Regius Professorship of Medicine, 1978 (= Closed).

Committee papers, correspondence.

Folder D.12: Committee to review the university's central administration, 1982. Richards chaired the committee.

Committee report only.


  • Creation: 1953-1982


12 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2622

Former reference:

NCUACS 12/5/89/D.1-12

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom