Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to the life and work of J D Bernal

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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Correspondence, notes and published articles relating to the lasting impact of the writings of John Desmond (‘J D’) Bernal, including: brief correspondence, 1967 and 1969, between Wilkins and staff of the J D Bernal Peace Library; copies of critical reviews of Maurice Goldsmith’s biography, Sage: a life of J D Bernal (Hutchinson, London, 1980); article by Dorothy Hodgkin, ‘Microcosm: the world as seen by John Desmond Bernal’, offprint from Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, Vol 81 No 3, 1981; edition of Spectrum (journal of the German Science Academy), Nov 1988, including articles on Bernal; correspondence between Wilkins and Roy Johnston, 1992, including comment on the significance of Bernal’s Irish upbringing, and enclosing a draft text by Ann Synge, ‘J D Bernal, FRS: family/school and university’, c 1992.



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The original material is held at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections. This catalogue is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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