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Lectures, publications, reviews, 1946-1970

MS. Eng. c. 2581
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Folder L.1. "The application of X-rays to the study of the structure of matter", with a manuscript note "Draft notes for an article on X-rays for Penguin Science News (never written)". Also included are correspondence June, September 1946 on Kendrew's possible involvement with Penguin Science News as editor or contributor, and a 1 page manuscript draft "Preliminary sketch of article on scientific method and philosophy" n.d. but probably of same period.

Folder L.2. "A crystallographic study of adult and foetal sheep haemoglobins", 24 August 1946, with a manuscript note "Thesis (unsuccessfully) submitted for the Prize Fellowship competition at Trinity College, Cambridge." 99pp.

Folder L.3. "The biological implications of a crystallographic investigation of foetal and adult sheep haemoglobin". 14pp.

Folders L.4-L.7. Haemoglobin ed. F.J.W. Roughton and J.C. Kendrew, Butterworths Scientific Publications London. This was the published volume of contributions to a Memorial Conference celebrating the work of Sir Joseph Barcroft held in Cambridge 15-17 June 1948.

Folder L.4. Arrangements for conference, programme, list of participants, a little correspondence.

Folder L.5. Correspondence with contributors to volume: C. de Duve; D.G. Dervichian; H. Munro Fox; J.H.P. Jonxis; E.M. and H.M. Jope; L. Pauling; C. Rimington; A. Rossi-Fanelli (includes manuscript contribution with many corrections and revisions); A. Vannotti (including manuscript contribution with many corrections and revisions by Kendrew). Also included here is letter of thanks from H. Barcroft (son of Sir Joseph) on receipt of volume.

Folder L.6. Correspondence with co-editor and publishers, 1948-1950.

Folder L.7. Royalties, 1949-1970.

Folder L.8. Institute of Physics X-ray Analysis Group Autumn Conference at York, 19-20 November 1948 on "Macromolecular Structures".

Kendrew gave the opening talk, on "The structure of some corpuscular proteins" and, with I. MacArthur, prepared a Special Report of the meeting which was published in J. scient. Instrum. (1949) 26.

Correspondence October 1948 - July 1949 with organisers, colleagues and collaborator; programme of meeting, abstracts.


  • Creation: 1946-1970


8 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2581

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/L.1-8

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