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UK Organisations, 1954-1968

MS. Eng. c. 2558

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Folder J.117. Correspondence with Bragg and with MRC on Kendrew's possible appointment at Royal Institution May 1954 - March 1955. Includes his formal appointment as Reader (letter of 22 July 1954).

Also included here are miscellaneous notes of visits and expenses, and renewals of appointment 1954-1968.

Folder J.118. Correspondence, principally with Bragg, on research projects and appointments (including that of D.C. Phillips), 1954-1958.

Folder J.119. Correspondence, 1958-1959. Includes note by Phillips of equipment and staffing requirements, note on protein analysis research submitted to United States National Institutes of Health, letter of thanks (10 February 1959) from H. Spencer Jones to Kendrew for his help in obtaining research grant from NIH for the Institution (Kendrew's reply refers to the results achieved by the collaborative work), other possible X-ray analysis projects etc.

Folder J.120. Correspondence, 1960-1965, on research projects and appointments. Includes 3pp. notes by Bragg on "The determination of the atomic structure of biological molecules by X-ray analysis", with a manuscript headnote by Kendrew "Notes of a lecture to be delivered by W.L. Bragg at Lindau, 1965 (never given!)".

Folder J.121. Correspondence with H. Scouloudi on various aspects of research and publications on seal myoglobin, 1954-1966.

Folder J.122. Correspondence on β-lactoglobulin, 1959, 1961.

Folder J.123. Correspondence with Phillips on his successful research on lysozyme and on his move from the Institution to Oxford to set up the Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, 1963-1965.


  • 1954-1968


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MS. Eng. c. 2558

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NCUACS 11/4/89/J.117-123

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