Papers of M H F Wilkins: papers relating to book, What hope in an armed world?, including chapter by Wilkins

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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Manuscript notes, draft and photocopy text and correspondence relating to book, What hope in an armed world? (Pickering & Inglis, Basingstoke, 1982), edited by MRAF Sir Neil Cameron, Principal, King’s College London. Files include: photocopy text of a speech by Cameron, ‘Defence in the 1990s’, 1980; photocopy extracts from The evolution of nuclear strategy by Lawrence Freedman (International Institute of Strategic Studies, London, 1981), with accompanying notes by Wilkins; notes made by Wilkins on published histories of the 1963 Cuban missile crisis; typescript drafts of Wilkins’ chapter, ‘Nuclear deterrence is irrational, disarmament rational’; letter from Cameron to Wilkins, Feb 1982, outlining the proposed chapters and contributors.



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Available at King’s College London, Archives and Special Collections, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

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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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