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Bernal, J.D., 1935-1939

MS. Eng. c. 5700/22
Held at the Weston Library

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Hodgkin worked with Bernal in Cambridge, 1932-4. He subsequently became Professor at Birkbeck College London, Physics 1937-63, Crystallography 1963-8.

Hodgkin lectured and wrote about Bernal on a number of occasions, preparing the biographical memoir for the Royal Society (Bibliog. 160, 1980). See MSS. Eng. c. 5644/1, c. 5644/20, c. 5648/1-10, c. 5649/1-12, c. 5654/13-14, c. 5674/21, d. 2287.

For material re Bernal Peace Library see MS. Eng. c. 5677/1-6.

Correspondence comprises:

  1. Photocopies of Hodgkin's letters to Bernal (one to Eileen Bernal). The years have been added to the photocopies by Hodgkin. For photocopies of Bernal's correspondence with scientific colleagues see MS. Eng. c. 5649/5-12. The originals are in Cambridge University Library.


  • Creation: 1935-1939


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 5700/22

Former reference:

NCUACS 47/3/94 H.22

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