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Provisional Scientific Advisory Committee (PSAC), 1971-1974

MS. Eng. c. 2469

Folder H.56. Founding documents, August-October 1971. Includes letter of authorisation from H. Voirier, Kendrew's letters to EMBO and EMBC members and their recommendations, statistical lists of nominations, first membership.

Folder H.57. Invitations to serve on PSAC, acceptances, some reference to meetings on 31 October, 4 December 1971, suggestions for membership.

Folder H.58. Correspondence with PSAC members on European laboratories significantly involved in molecular biology.

Folder H.59. Correspondence with PSAC members on changeover to formal Scientific Advisory Committee and changes in membership. Thirteen of the original fifteen members continued to serve on the SAC.


This material varies in extent and may include agenda and minutes, Kendrew's notes made at the meeting or in preparation for it, correspondence with committee members or others, suggestions or recommendations for appointments, matters arising from meeting.

Folder H.60. 1st informal meeting, 31 October 1971.

Folder H.61. 2nd meeting, 4 December 1971.

Folder H.62. 3rd meeting, 19-20 April 1972, jointly with EMBO Council.

Folder H.63. 4th meeting, 3, 7, 8 November 1972, during Haarlass ("Second Konstanz") meeting.

Folder H.64. 5th meeting, 14 June 1973.

Folder H.65. Informal meeting, 23 October 1973.

Folder H.66. 6th meeting, 11 February 1974.

Folder H.67. 7th meeting, 21 June 1974, (last meeting).

Folder H.68. Miscellaneous notes by Kendrew on possible appointments.


  • 1971-1974


13 folders

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Eng. c. 2469

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/H.56-68

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