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UK Organisations, 1949-1974

MS. Eng. c. 2559
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Royal Society.

Committees and Sub-Committees.

Classification Sub-committee.

Folder J.124. Correspondence and papers. 1949-1956. Includes invitation to serve, Kendrew's paper contributed to the discussion, brief correspondence on other papers and contributions, final report, copy of Research Group Bulletin.

Sub-committee on Research into the use of Scientific Literature.

Folder J.125. Correspondence and papers, 1950-1951. Includes invitation to serve, draft questionnaire, brief correspondence, DSIR bulletin on "Unanswered Questions".

Ad hoc Biological Research Committee.

Folder J.126. Correspondence and papers, 1960-1961. Includes invitation to serve, Kendrew's notes on papers prepared for committee, copy of his letter to H.W. Florey (President) on current developments in biological research in USA.

British National Committee for Biophysics.

Folder J.127. Background papers and minutes of first meeting of Provisional British National Committee, 1962.

Folder J.128. Correspondence and papers regarding UK participants in IOPAB Symposium on Macromolecules; draft constitution of IOPAB Commission on Molecular Biophysics etc., 1963.

Folder J.129. 1965-1967. Travel grants; Kendrew's letter of appointment 16 December 1966 as Royal Society representative and Chairman of Committee, and ex officio member of British National Committee for International Council of Scientific Unions; meetings and symposia; nominations to IUPAB Committee on Education.

Folder J.130. 1968. Quarterly Reviews of Biophysics (journal published for IUPAB by Cambridge University Press; Kendrew served on the Editorial Board); paper by N.W. Pirie on "Biochemical Research in the International Biological Program"; travel grants; draft and agreed agenda and minutes of Committee meeting 25 November; memorandum by A.R. Peacocke on "Physical Biochemistry in the United Kingdom".

Folder J.131. Travel grants, delegates etc. at IUPAB International Congress at Boston, Mass; membership of Committee, 1969.

Folder J.132. 1970. European Biophysics Congress, Vienna; possibility of holding 1975 International Congress in UK; draft agenda for Committee meeting 17 November.

Folder J.133. 1971. Continuing (unsuccessful) attempts to arrange 1975 Congress in UK; membership of Committee; travel grants for 1972 Congress in Moscow.

Folder. J.134. 1972-1974. Elections to IUPAB; continuing arrangements for Moscow Congress and report of UK Delegation; draft minutes of Committee meeting 29 February; Royal Society representatives and new Chairman for Committee, letters of thanks for Kendrew's service on Biophysics and ICSU Committees.

Also included are minutes of meetings on 29 November 1973, 17 October 1974 to both of which Kendrew made extensive contributions.

Soirée Committee.

Folder J.135. Correspondence and papers, 1965-1971.. Includes invitation to serve, correspondence with colleagues inviting suggestions or making arrangements for exhibits, Kendrew's letter of resignation (January 1971), letter of thanks for service.

Ad hoc Committee "to consider the Society's relations with the Academia Sinica".

Folder J.136. Letter of invitation only, n.d.


  • 1949-1974


13 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2559

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/J.124-136

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