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Section O: Correspondence, 1952-1982

MS. Eng. c. 2601
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Folder O.1. 1965, 1968. Berg, H. Research projects.

Folder O.2. 1966, 1971-1972. Bernal, J.D. ("Sage"). Correspondence 1966 is on Kendrew's projected history of the beginnings of molecular biology. Correspondence 1971-72 is on arrangements for the Memorial Meeting for Bernal at which Kendrew spoke, and includes correspondence with Zuckerman.

Folder O.3. 1959-1960, 1963. Bernhard, S. Correspondence 1959-1960 is on research on trypsin, and myoglobin sequencing project.

Folder O.4. 1966. Bragg, W.L. Estimated costings for viable research group in protein crystallography.

Folder O.5. 1963. Brumwell, J.R.M. Meeting on scientific policy of Labour Party.

Folder O.6. 1972. Chance, B. Proposed Federation of International Institutes for Advanced Study.

Folder O.7. 1954, 1956. Crick, F.H.C. Two letters 8 February and undated [1954]. Letter of 8 February is (in part) a reply to Kendrew's of 26 January. Both are long letters on research in progress by Crick on ribonuclease and collagen, Kendrew on myoglobin, and other colleagues' projects. Correspondence 1956 is on myoglobin research, sequencing and staffing.

Folder O.8. 1968. Dainton, F.S. Areas of research in biology with possible industrial implications.

Folder O.9. 1959-1960. Davies, D.R.

Folder O.10. 1960-1961, 1964. Doty, P. Miscellaneous content: articles for Journal of Molecular Biology and publication delays; myoglobin research, samples and models.

Folder O.11. 1960-1962, 1965. Edsall, J.T. Research, publications, visits. Kendrew's letter of 17 November 1961 refers to the first Fourier synthesis at 1.5Å; several letters 1962 refer to obituaries of W.T. Astbury by K. Bailey and Kendrew; correspondence 1965 is on amino-acid sequence of myoglobin, D.C. Phillips's work on lysozyme etc.

Folder O.12. 1970. Frank, F.C. Proposed research in polymer biophysics.

Folder O.13. 1964-1966. Green, D.W. Research on lactoglobulin.

Folder O.14. 1959-1971. Gurd, F.R.N. and others. Research on various types of myoglobin by Gurd and colleagues, principally on amino-acid sequencing.

Folder O.15. 1956. Haggis, G.H. Globular proteins.

Folder O.16. 1955-1957. Ingram, D.J.E. Collaborative research.


  • Creation: 1952-1982


16 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2601

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/O.1-16

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