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Box 606686559



Contains 17 Results:


Letters, Jan.-Sept. 1945

Letters mainly concerning successful work on penicillin ('Am extremely cheerful' 11 Jan.); visit from K. Lonsdale with news that 'M.R.C. would back me up to £3000' 4 Mar.; Bernal's proposed research institute 11 Mar. (Ferry p.225); appointment as University Demonstrator n.d. (Ferry p.224)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/1
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: Jan.-Sept. 1945

Letters to Thomas in Lagos and Accra, Feb.-June, 1947

Contains letters regarding election to the Royal Society 14 Mar. (Ferry p.229) and refusal of visas for eight UK scientists to visit Soviet Union 24 June; letters from America, Oct.-Nov., on Hodgkin's first trip to USA (Ferry pp.231-235)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/3
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1947

Letters to Thomas at Dakar and other French West African states, Aug.-Dec. 1952

Family now living at Powder Hill, Oxford. Some letters include contributions from the children.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/8
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: Aug.-Dec. 1952

Letters to Thomas in French North and Equatorial Africa, Jan.-Mar. 1953

Contains letters regarding Hodgkin's postponed visit to Holland and news of Stalin's death 'comes as a sad blow' 7 Mar.; from Moscow, Sept., on Hodgkin's first visit to the Soviet Union, led by Bernal, very enthusiastic (Ferry pp.266-271)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/9
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: Jan.-Mar. 1953

Letters to Thomas in Addis Ababa, June-July 1954

No letters survive for 1955 but letter of 8 Jan. 1956 refers to correspondence of the previous year.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/10
Extents: 3 letters
Dates: June-July 1954

Letters, Jan.-Nov. 1957

The Hodgkins were now living, together with her sister, Joan Payne and her children, at 94 Woodstock Road, Oxford.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/12
Extents: 4 letters
Dates: Jan.-Nov. 1957

Letters to Thomas in Accra, May 1958

Contains letters regarding Margery Fry's memorial service and Honorary Degree for J.W. Crowfoot, Hodgkin's father; to Thomas at Institute of Islamic Studies, Montreal, Canada, Oct.-Dec., includes letter on 'Nobel Prize troubles', news of Anna Davin's pregnancy and marriage 'come Christmas' to Luke, (Ferry p.282 and p.288) and deputation on disarmament to House of Commons 11 Dec.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/13
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: May 1958

Letters to Thomas in Accra, 1960

Contains discussion of possible career moves to Leeds, or to Imperial College London; appointment to Wolfson Chair May (Ferry pp.283-284)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/15
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1960

Letters to Thomas in Accra and other African centres, Feb.-Nov. 1962

Letters include brief reference to Cuban Missile Crisis 'expecting the worst from Kennedy at midnight' 23 Oct., and award of Nobel Prize in Chemistry to M.F. Perutz and J.C. Kendrew 'which is extremely nice and wholly deserved', 6 Nov.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7935/17
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: Feb.-Nov. 1962