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Correspondence, 1952-1985

MS. Eng. c. 2640
Held at the Weston Library

Folders G.161-G.163. Thompson, H.W., 1984-1985. Thompson died in December 1983. Richards gave the address at the memorial service in Oxford and wrote the Royal Society memoir.

Folder G.161. Includes drafts of Richards's memorial address and recollections sent to him for the address and memoir.

Folder G.162. Biographical note written by I.M. Mills for special issue of Spectrochimica Acta, list of students and research associates 1930-1967 and list of publications 1926-1978.

Folder G.163. Includes 'The F.A. 1976-1981' written by Thompson shortly before he relinquished the Chairmanship of the Football Association in June 1981, and 'Chronological notes on the initiation of the Royal Society European Exchange Programme and the initiatives of the Council for Scientific Policy 1965-1967'.

Folder G.164. Thompson, P., 1969, 1975. Thompson was a pupil of Richards at Lincoln who subsequently did D.Phil. research with him.

Folder G.165. Unilever Research, 1971-1973. Richards ended his consultancy agreement with Unilever in 1973 because of the pressure of other commitments.

Folder G.166. Vallee, B.L., 1967-1969.

Folders G.167-G.170. Varian Associates, 1956-1973. Varian associates were one of the leading manufacturers of nuclear magnetic resonance equipment.

Folder G.171. Weatherall, D.J., 1982-1983. Correspondence regarding medical consilia lectures on nuclear magnetic resonance.

Folder G.172. Wells, E.J., 1959, 1961, 1963. Wells came from Sydney to do D.Phil. research in Richard's laboratory.

Folder G.173. Willard, T.H., 1952, 1956, 1961.

Folder G.174. Williams, R.J.P., 1974-1975, 1980-1981. Williams was a founder member of the Oxford Enzyme Group. Includes copies of Williams's letter to G.K. Radda, 20 December 1974 and Radda's reply, 14 January 1975, regarding enzyme research.

Folder G.175. Yorke, B.A., 1960, 1962. Includes ms. draft on 'NMR and electrolyte solutions'.

Folder G.176. Yorke, R.W., 1953, 1957, 1959, 1975.


  • Creation: 1952-1985


16 folders

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Eng. c. 2640

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NCUACS 12/5/89/G.161-G.176

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