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Early history, 1970-1981, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 2496
Held at the Weston Library

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Folder H.203. Correspondence, notes and memoranda, 1970; early approaches to DESY (letter drafted by Holmes), arrangements for preliminary experiments, copy of proposal for facility.

Folder H.204. Correspondence, notes and memoranda, 1971; building, research, finance, staff contracts, early operating tests on DORIS.

Folder H.205. Correspondence, drafts, text, arrangements for ceremony of signature of Agreement between EMBL and DESY (signed 21 April 1975). Kendrew's speech at ceremony included reference to work of K.C. Holmes and others in getting the project started.

Relations with DESY.

General correspondence and papers on the development of DESY and the EMBL facility.

Folder H.206. Modification of DORIS into a part-time dedicated source, and EMBL access to beam time, 1977-1978.

Folder H.207. 1979-1980. Development and inauguration of Positron Electron Tandem Ring Accelerator (PETRA), construction of new Hamburg Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory (HASYLAB) inaugurated January 1981, EMBL beam time.

Folder H.208. Use of DESY IBM computer centre by EMBL workers, 1979-1981.

Folder H.209. Correspondence and memoranda on EMBL beam time, 1981.

Folder H.210. Miscellaneous shorter correspondence, n.d.


  • Creation: 1970-1981, n.d.


8 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2496

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/H.203-210

Repository Details

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