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Biographical., 1963-1979

MS. Eng. c. 2610
Held at the Weston Library

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Interviews and articles.

Folder R.47. Arrangements for interview for series "Scientists on the brink" in Sunday Telegraph, 1963.

Folder R.48. Transcript of interview on history of MRC Laboratory, research funding and organisation 18 January 1973, with manuscript corrections and revisions by Kendrew 1979.

Folder R.49. Script of interview for New Scientist, with manuscript corrections by Kendrew 1974.

Folder R.50. 81pp Transcript of interview with Kendrew conducted at EMBL on 25 March 1976 by Charles Weiner as part of the project on "Historical Documentation of the Recombinant DNA Controversy" under the Oral History Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The wide-ranging interview discusses the involvement of EMBO and ICSU in rDNA research, the organisation and committee structure of EMBL, the building and work of the containment facility at the laboratory.

The transcript has manuscript corrections, additions and deletions by Weiner, but none by Kendrew who agreed to its deposit in its present from in the MIT Archives.


  • Creation: 1963-1979


4 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2610

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/R.47-50

Repository Details

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