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'Shockley and Leeds', manuscript and copy-edited drafts for Minerva , unpublished, May 1973

MS. Darlington c. 65/E.516

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Article on the withdrawal of a proposed Honorary Degree by the University of Leeds to William Shockley, inventor of the transistor, because of his views on genetics and race. The editor (E. Shils) wished to use an edited version as an editorial but Darlington was not prepared to accept alterations in his text and the work was not published. Darlington was a member of the Board of Advisory Editors for Minerva.


  • Creation: May 1973


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Darlington c. 65/E.516

Former reference:

CSAC 106.3.85/E.516

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