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Computing, 1944-1976


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The material relates to Hodgkin's role in bringing an electronic computer to Oxford. She was chairman of the Computation Committee of the Board of Faculty of Physical Sciences, which revealed, in 1947, the urgent need for additional computational facilities at Oxford, and there is some correspondence re the search for financial support in establishing a computing unit.

There is also material re calculations carried out for Hodgkin in respect of her research on vitamin B12 and penicillin at the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, at the University of California at Los Angeles and at the University of Manchester.


  • Creation: 1944-1976

Language of Materials

  • English

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom