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Visits and Conferences, 1966-1973, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 2598
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Folders N.23-N.25. Visit to China. The visit was part of the Royal Society/Academia Sinica exchange plan. After two postponements the visit took place in the autumn of 1966 between two phases of the Cultural Revolution.

Folder N.23. Correspondence with Royal Society and with Academia Sinica on arrangements for travel and lectures.

Folder N.24. Typescript draft and published copy of Kendrew's report to Royal Society on his visit, and correspondence.

Folder N.25. Correspondence arising from visit: Royal Society 1966; National Academy of Sciences 1966-69; Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding 1966-1967; A. Tissières 1972.

Folder N.26. Visit to Holland 6-9 March 1967 under the Foreign University Exchange Scheme of the British Council. Correspondence, notices of lectures, Kendrew's report on his visit.

Folder N.27. Visit to Japan, 13 October - 9 November 1968. Correspondence 1966-1968 with colleagues and officials re invitation, travel arrangements etc., travel schedule, continuing correspondence 1968-1969 on Kendrew's trip and further exchanges with Japan.

Folder N.28. Visits to Brookhaven National Laboratory and to Medical School Rochester (to deliver Walter R. Bloor lecture), May 1968. Correspondence regarding Rochester visit, group photograph (with key) of Brookhaven visit.

Folder N.29. Nobel Symposium on Symmetry and Function of Biological Systems at the Macromolecular Level, Stockholm, 26-29 August 1968. Kendrew chaired a session and led a discussion. Programme (annotated) only.

Folder N.30. Visit to Spain, 25-28 March 1969, to lecture in Madrid and Barcelona. Correspondence.

Folder N.31. Visit to Germany, 30 April - 8 May 1969, to lecture in various universities. Correspondence, notices of lectures, press notice.

Folder N.32. Correspondence and papers, on proposed visit to India under British Council auspices; the visit was to focus primarily on the Centre of Advanced Study in Biophysics, University of Madras, but many other universities and centres asked to be included in the itinerary. Various dated in 1969 and 1970 were proposed but Kendrew postponed and eventually cancelled the visit, mainly because of his heavy commitments to EMBO projects. Correspondence with colleagues and with British Council, invitations.

Folders N.33-N.34. Visit to Colombia, July 1970, as UNESCO consultant on science planning.

Folder N.33. Correspondence, travel arrangements, schedules of visits, draft report.

Folder N.34. Copy of report as published, correspondence regarding continuation of Kendrew's consultancy, photograph (identifications on verso).

Folder N.35. Regional Congress of International Union of Physiological Sciences, Romania, 10-16 August 1970, at which Kendrew lectured on amino-acid sequences. Congress programme, invitation and correspondence 1969-1970, photograph.

Folder N.36. Table Ronde Roussel on "Chirality from mathematics to biology" Paris, 26-28 October 1970. Kendrew was 'Moderator' at one of the sessions. List of participants, programme (annotated).

Folder N.37. Institut de la Vie Third International Conference, Versailles, 21-26 June 1971. Kendrew was on the organising committee. Programme, list of participants.

Folder N.38. Visit to Sao Paulo, Brazil, 4-7 September 1971, to lecture. Correspondence and arrangements.

Folder N.39. Visit to Munich, 6 March 1972, to lecture to Siemens Foundation on "The molecular approach to biology and its international support". Notice of lecture, list of participants, brief correspondence.

Folder N.40. OECD Colloquium on Science and Society, St. Paul de Vence, 5-7 June 1972. List of participants, programme, membership of "working groups". compte-rendus of working groups B and D, press comment.

Folder N.41. Table Ronde Roussel on "Origin of Life", Paris, 2-3 April 1973. Kendrew was "Moderator". Lists of participants and lectures.


  • Creation: 1966-1973, n.d.


19 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2598

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/N.23-41

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