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Lectures, publications, reviews, 1964-1970, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 2586

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Folders L.50-L.53. "Information and Conformation in Biology". This was the Herbert Spencer Lecture, given in Oxford 17 November 1965.

Folder L.50. Manuscript of lecture as given, with manuscript additions, corrections, indications of slides etc. Pp.1-11 are the opening section timed at 13 minutes, pp.12-17 are notes for the slides, pp.i-xvi are the concluding section.

Folder L.51. Proofs for Pauling Festschrift contribution with extensive corrections and additions by Kendrew to version prepared by editors from the lecture text.

Offprint of published paper.

Folder L.52. Correspondence, 1964-1967, with colleagues and with Oxford University: invitation to give lecture, arrangements, requests for delivery of text for deposit in Bodleian Library.

Folder L.53. Correspondence 1966-1968 with editors of Pauling Festschrift about Kendrew's contribution.

Later correspondence on lecture, 1970.

Folder L.54. Manuscript draft, for letter or article, with manuscript note "Sunday Times 9.1.66", written in reply to "Men or Molecules? A Tilt at Molecular Biology" by F. Macfarlane Burnet.

Folder L.55. "Physics, Molecular Structure and Biological Function", Kendrew's contribution to a Symposium at Columbia on the "Relationship between the Biological and Physical Sciences", 9 May 1966. The Symposium papers were published under the title Biology and the physical sciences ed. S. Devons by Columbia U.P. in 1969.

Transcript of lecture as delivered, correspondence.

Folder L.56. Correspondence, notice of lecture, for Kendrew's Crookshank Lecture on "Cell function at the molecular level", May 1967. The lecture was not published.

Folder L.57. "The human being - subject of scientific research". Manuscript draft of a contribution to Romanian newspaper Scanteia, July 1967 (published January 1968), with brief correspondence.


  • 1964-1970, n.d.


8 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2586

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NCUACS 11/4/89/L.50-57

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