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Correspondence with Publishers and Editors, 1948-1984

MS. Eng. c. 2592
Held at the Weston Library

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New Scientist.

Folder L.127. 1958-1963. Includes draft review by Kendrew of Biological Ultrastructure by A. Engström and J.B. Finean 1958, correspondence on Kendrew's article "The future of molecular biology" 1963.

Folder L.128. 1967-1982. Includes copy of article on EMBL 1982.

Oxford University Press.

Folder. L.129. 1966-1972. Various publication projects, including Atlas of Protein Molecules and Kendrew's outline for book on "The molecular basis of biology".

Penguin Science News.

Folder L.130. 1948-1949. On Kendrew's article "The structure of proteins".

Pergamon Press Ltd.

Folder L.131. 1979. Comments on proposed "Comprehensive Molecular Biology".

Plenum Publishing Corporation.

Folder L.132. 1973. Comments on proposed treatise on molecular biophysics.

Political Quarterly.

Folder L.133. 1966. Proposed special number on "Politics of Scientific Advance".

Science Journal.

Folder L.134. 1966. Proposed article on enzymes.

Science & Technology Quarterly (published by Science Council of Singapore).

Folder L.135. 1980. Invitation to serve on Advisory Panel.

Scientific American.

Folder l.136. 1966-1967. On Kendrew's review of "Phage and the origins of molecular biology".


Folder L.137. 1971-1972.


Folder L.138. 1977. On "Forschung über Genetische Rekombination in Europa", adapted from Kendrew's paper "Research on recombinant DNA in Europe" given at NAS Forum March 1977.

Folder L.139. 1980. On "EMBL europäische biologische Service-Station", interview with Kendrew published in Umschau, 80, 1980 and in English in Endeavour, 4, 1980. Includes first draft heavily corrected by Kendrew, second corrected draft (both in English) and corrected proof of German version.

World Book Encyclopedia.

Folder L.140. 1963, 1965. Kendrew's revisions of article on "Haemoglobin".

Shorter correspondence.

Requests declined, from editors and publishing houses, to write books, articles, reviews, contributions to encyclopaedias or memorial volumes on scientific topics, history of molecular biology, EMBL etc.

Folder L.141. 1960-1965.

Folder L.142. 1966-1968.

Folder L.143. 1969-1971.

Folder L.144. 1974-1976, 1981. 1984.


  • Creation: 1948-1984


18 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2592

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/L.127-144

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