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Correspondence with Publishers and Editors, 1958-1983

MS. Eng. c. 2591
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English Universities Press.

Folder L.119. 1963-1964. Advice on publications.

Hutchinson Educational Ltd.

Folder L.120. 1964-1967. Advice on publications. Includes Kendrew's notes on Russell's The Scientific Outlook for a proposed series.


Folder L.121. 1982. Comments on proposed dictionary of molecular biology.


Folder L.122. 1966, 1971-1972, 1974. Includes letter (1974) from J.F. Embling on EMBO history.


Folder L.123. 1958-1968. General correspondence, including requests to review books, comment on papers or letters submitted for publication etc. There are also exchanges on policy matters with J.R. Maddox (Editor 1966-1973 and 1980-) with whom Kendrew was on friendly terms.

Folder L.124. 1969. Correspondence with editor and with colleagues on Nature-Macmillan International Textbook Project. Kendrew was envisaged as the editor of the molecular biology series, and he made contact with possible contributors, but later withdrew in view of his close connection with Academic Press.

Folder L.125. 1969-1973, 1980, 1983. Includes a draft letter to the Editor, on political aspects of international meetings, by J. Monod, F. Jacob, A. Lwoff, F.H.C. Crick, Kendrew, M.F. Perutz, F. Sanger, published in 224, 93-94, and a manuscript draft of an unpublished article by Kendrew on EMBO for special 18 May 1973 number on "Science in Europe".

Folder L.126 (= closed). Appointments, 1966, 1973.


  • 1958-1983


8 folders

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MS. Eng. c. 2591

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NCUACS 11/4/89/L.119-126

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