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Correspondence and meetings, 1964-1968

MS. Eng. c. 2426
Held at the Weston Library

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Folder F.80. 2 February 1964, Geneva. This was the first formal meeting of Council. Matters discussed included elections to membership, constitution, funding, relations with other organisations, registration.

Folder includes correspondence preceding and following meeting, press releases, minutes. Perutz's circular letter of 28 January discusses proposed name of organisation and feels that "'Fundamental Biology' is presumptuous" and "'Molecular Biology' might be better from that point of view".

Folder F.81-83. 12 July 1964.

Folder F.81. Comment by Council members April-May on proposal transmitted by F. Jacob that part of French Government's Cancer Fund might be channelled via EMBO to support research in French laboratories.

Folder F.82. Agenda, circulars, arrangements, memoranda, minutes.

Folder F.83. Correspondence with members June-July.

Folders F.84-85. 2 February 1965

Folder F.84. Agenda, circulars, memoranda, minutes.

Folder F.85. Correspondence, discussion notes, correspondence with members September 1964 - February 1965.

Folders F.86-88. 8-10 May 1965.

Folder F.86. Reports by Council members on developments in molecular biology, and attitudes to EMBO, in their countries.

Folder F.87. Circulars, memoranda, minutes, heavily-corrected draft minutes, draft note on "Further developments" (meeting with Swiss minister Burckhardt).

Folder F.88. Correspondence with members March-April.

Folders F.89-90. 15 January 1966.

Folder F.89. Agenda, memoranda, circulars, minutes.

Folder F.90. Correspondence with members and others July 1965 - January 1966.

Folders F.91-92. 14 January 1967.

Folder F.91. Agenda, arrangements, Perutz's notes, Wyman's notes of meeting, minutes.

Folder F.92. Correspondence, June 1966 - May 1967, (elections to Council, Laboratory project, intergovernmental meeting).

Folders F.93-F.96. 21 January 1968.

Folder F.93. Agenda, memoranda, circulars, minutes.

Folder F.94. Perutz's circular on Draft Arrangements for Conference, and Council members' replies.

Folder F.95. Correspondence, December 1967 - March 1968.

Folder F.96. Invitations, acceptances, and arrangements, 1968.


  • Creation: 1964-1968


17 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2426

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/F.80-96

Repository Details

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