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Biographical, 1947-1970

MS. Eng. c. 2607
Held at the Weston Library

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Medical Research Council.

Folder R.10. Correspondence, letters of appointment, promotions, arrangements with Peterhouse, Ministry of Defence, salaries and allowances, 1947-1970.

Offers of posts, 1945-1949.

Folder R.11. Correspondence on possible appointments at:


Board of Trade

L.B. Slichter

Purdue University

Guy's Hospital Medical School Physics Department

Cabinet Office (History of Strategic Air Offensive).

Societies, 1940s.

Folder R.12. Chemical Society; Cambridge Philosophical Society.

Festival of Britain, 1951.

Folder R.13. Correspondence and material relating to crystal structure patterns of horse and whale myoglobin provided by Kendrew as part of a project by the Festival Pattern Group to use crystal designs in textiles.

Offers of posts, 1953, 1958.

Folder R.14. Correspondence on possible appointments at:

University of Washington, Seattle;

Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo.

Folder R.15. Societies, 1950s.

Institute of Biology

Faraday Society

Institute of Physics

Biophysical Society

Hardy Club Cambridge

Fellowship of the Royal Society, 1960.

Folder R.16. Telegram of notification of election. Letters and cables of congratulation, B-Z.

Folder R.17. Letters of congratulation: first-name or unidentified signatures.

Scientific manpower and policy.

Folder R.18. Correspondence and information, 1962-1963, on the emigration of scientists (the "Brain Drain"). Includes material assembled by friends (especially by W. Gratzer) in America and sent to Kendrew and passed on by him to S. Zuckerman and G.B.B.M. Sutherland in connection with official reports on the subject.

Folder. R.19. Correspondence and papers, 1963-1965, on the science policy of the Labour Party, including Kendrew's comments (unfavourable) on the party's draft science policy statement and other material relating to 1964 General Election.


  • Creation: 1947-1970


10 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2607

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/R.10-19

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