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International Organisations, 1973-1982

MS. Eng. c. 2572
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Laboratorio di Embriologia Molecolare, Naples.

Folder K.53. 1973 June-December. Kendrew's appointment, meeting 26 November.

Folder K.54. 1973-1974. Minutes of meeting November 1973, arrangements and minutes for meetings 30-31 May and 2-3 December. Includes manuscript notes by Kendrew and proposals by him and M.M. Burger for "Peripatetic Advanced Training Courses in Molecular and Cellular Biology".

Folder K.55. 1975. Arrangements and minutes for meeting 30-31 May, Kendrew's manuscript notes.

Folder K.56. 1976. Monroy's appointment to Stazione Zoologica, minutes of meeting 5 March and papers relating to financial difficulties of laboratory and to choice of successor to Monroy (Rossi-Bernardi was appointed interim director), minutes of meetings 19 July, 29 November, Kendrew's manuscript notes on interviews with laboratory staff, copy of his letter 1 December to President CNR pressing for appointment of a new director.

Folder K.57. 1977. Appointment of Director (E. Scarano, with effect from 1 May). No minutes survive of meetings 23 February, 21-22 July. Scarano's letters of 15 September and 24 November thank Kendrew for his willingness to continue as President of Committee. Letter of 15 September also refers to historic meeting at Stazione Zoologica, Naples, in 1951 when J.D. Watson met M.H.F. Wilkins and learnt about X-ray diffraction patterns in DNA.

Folder K.58. January-June 1978. Research projects by J. Brachet and others, possible move of Laboratory, minutes of meeting 2 March, drafts of Kendrew's letter to President, CNR (Italian and English versions).

Folder K.59. July-December 1978. Minutes of meeting 29-30 June (Kendrew could not attend; M.M. Burger was Chairman), research projects and difficulties.

Folder K.60. 1979. Correspondence, arrangements and papers for meetings 5-6 March, 12-13 July, research projects.

Folder K.61. January-May 1980. Correspondence with J. Brachet on research; correspondence, papers and minutes of meeting 6-7 March.

Folder K.62. June-November 1980. Correspondence and minutes for meeting 10-11 July, research projects.

Folder K.63. February-June 1981. Correspondence and papers relating to meeting 23-24 February. The meeting was stormy and it was not possible to agree a "verbale", three versions of which are included, with annotations and comments by members of the Committee.

Folder K.64. April 1981 - March 1982. Correspondence and papers on new regulations of CNR and of new Committee for Laboratory; Kendrew was asked by Scarano to continue to serve, but he preferred to make room for a new appointment after two four-year terms; papers and minutes of meeting 15-16 July, and later correspondence.


  • 1973-1982


12 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2572

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/K.53-64

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