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Early history, 1971-1981

MS. Eng. c. 2501
Held at the Weston Library

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Folder H.238. Correspondence, notes and memoranda, 1971; early approaches to B.P. Schoenborn, B. Jacrot, and others, drafts and final version of proposal for outstation for submission to EMBC, visits to Grenoble, favourable view of collaboration with EMBL expressed by ILL Steering Committee.

Folder H.239. Continuing negotiations, visits and correspondence, 1972; includes Kendrew's formal letter 13 October outlining proposals for EMBL establishment at ILL, his notes of meetings and discussions etc.

Folder H.240. Continuing negotiations etc., 1973, formal letter from ILL 17 April on terms of collaboration and drafts for document for agreement by EMBL and ILL Committees, problem of accommodation.

Folder H.241. Correspondence on possible accommodation for EMBL at chemistry building of Institut des Sciences Nucléaires, Université de Grenoble.

Folder H.242. Continuing negotiations, notes of meetings and discussions, 1974, largely concerned with problem of accommodation and access to ILL for EMBL workers. No laboratory accommodation within ILL was made available.

Folder H.243. Correspondence, notes, minutes etc. re accommodation for EMBL at Centre d'Etudes Nucléaires de Grenoble (CENG) in the Laboratoire de Moyenne Activité (LMA). Mainly 1973-1974, but also a little later correspondence on CENG matters including Kendrew's letter of thanks December 1981 when EMBL moved into its new laboratories.

Folder H.244. Correspondence, 1974, with CERN on store and workshop facilities made available for EMBL during early days.

Folder H.245. Correspondence, drafts, revisions, text for Headquarters Agreement between French Government and EMBL relating to privileges and immunities of EMBL "in France", signed 3 March 1976.

Folder H.246. Correspondence, text for Agreement between ILL and EMBL, signed 18 March 1977.


  • Creation: 1971-1981


9 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2501

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/H.238-246

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