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Papers of M H F Wilkins: correspondence relating to a request to the Home Secretary for a BSSRS investigation of the treatment of internees, Northern Ireland
- Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004 Roberts, D. Doll, William Richard Shaboe (Richard), 1912-2005
- Part of
- Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
- Archives and manuscripts
- Papers of M H F Wilkins: articles on science collected as background information for the British Society for Social Responsibility in ScienceK/PP178/11/1-35
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About this work
Correspondence relating to a request that permission should be granted for representatives of the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science (BSSRS) to examine internees allegedly treated harshly during interrogation, Northern Ireland. File includes: copy letter from Wilkins to Home Secretary Reginald Maudling, 10 Dec 1971; reply from the Home Office, 16 Dec 1971, refusing the request, letter to Wilkins from Prof Richard Doll, 15 Dec 1971, suggesting alternative members of the BSSRS investigation; reply from Wilkins to Doll, 17 Dec 1971, on the moral obligation upon BSSRS to act.
Wilkins, Maurice; Home Office; Doll, Richard
Location of duplicates
A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.
Part of this file contains personal data and is closed. The rest of the file is open and available at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form. Restricted until 1 January 2087.