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Photographs, 1928-1987

MS. Eng. c. 2645

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Folder H.47. Two photographs of Richards as a child. One inscribed on back 'Ladram Bay Jly 14/28'.

Folders H.48-H.50. St. John's College, Oxford, group photographs:

Folder H.48. June 1943. Richards is fifth from the right in the second row down.

Folder H.49. June 1944. Richards is sixth from the left in the third row down.

Folder H.50. June 1945. Richards is fifth from the left in the second row up.

Folders H.51-H.52. Photographs of Richards at scientific occasions:

Folder H.51. Group photograph of Magnetic Resonance Conference, New Hampton School, NH, 6-10 July 1959. With key.

Group photograph of 2nd Linderstrøm-Lang Conference, Hindås, Sweden, 27 August - 1 September 1972. With key.

Folder H.52. Photographs of Richards at 'Galveston 1978' and 'Galveston 1981'.

Photograph labelled 'BPMF [ British Postgraduate Medical Federation] meeting Lecture by Roy Calne'. Richards, chairman of BPMF from 1986, chairs the meeting.

Folders H.53-H.55. Photographs of Richards as Warden of Merton College, Oxford:

Folder H.53. Installation as Warden, 1969. With R. Maudling (an Honorary Fellow of Merton).

Folder H.54. Visit of Crown Prince and Princess of Japan to their son, Prince Hiro, then studying at Merton, 1984.

Folder H.55. Photographs of Richards's gowns sent for a British Promotion mounted by Takashimaya Company Limited, 1984. With covering letter of thanks for loan of gowns, 19 November.

Visit of Japanese Ambassador, October 1985.

Folders H.56-H.58. Photographs of Richards as Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University:

Folder H.56. Oxford University Air Squadron Annual Dinner, 15 February 1978. With key.

With French Ambassador inscribed on back 'Maison Francaise 79'.

Folder H.57. Opening of Archaeology of Jordan conference, 1980. Prince Charles and King Hussein were also present.

'OUP', March 1981.

Folder H.58. Mounted photographs of the opening of the Department of Virology.

Folders H.59-H.61. Photographs of Richards receiving honours and awards:

Folder H.59. Honorary D.Sc., Exeter University, 3 July 1975.

Chem.Soc. 10/5/77'. Richards received the Society's Award in Theoretical Chemistry and Spectroscopy.

Honorary LL.D., Dundee University, July 1977.

Folder H.60. Royal Society of Chemistry Analytical Division Award, 17 March 1978.

Medal of Honour, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität, Bonn, 1983.

Folder H.61. Honorary Sc.D., Cambridge University, 1987. Mounted photographs.

Folders H.62-H.63. Photographs of Richards as Chancellor of Exeter University:

Folder H.62. With recipients of Honorary Degrees, including Sir David Phillips, Sir Robin Day, Glenda Jackson, and I.V.A. ('Viv') Richards.

Folder H.63. Visit of Princess Anne, 11 June 1984.

In robes of office.

Folder H.64. Group photograph of Tate Gallery Trustees, 1987. Trustees are identified on back. A label for this and the following photograph identifies the occasion as 'Constable purchase'.

Opening of the Clore Gallery, 1987.

Folders H.65-H.66. Miscellaneous photographs of Richards:

Folder H.65. With K.A. Valiev, 1963.

At opening of Radcliffe Science Library Oxford extension by the Queen, June 1976.

In 'Jerusalem 1986', one with Theodore ('Teddy') Kollek, Mayor of Jerusalem.

At an IBM meeting, 1986.

Labelled 'New OED 1986'.

Folder H.66. 21 portrait photographs of Richards, with negatives, n.d.


  • 1928-1987


20 folders


MS. Eng. c. 2645

Former reference:

NCUACS 12/5/89/H.47-66

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