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KCL Department of Biophysics: half plate series: glass 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” (12 x 16 cm) slides of images relating to research conducted in the Biophysics Unit and subsequently Department of Biophysics

  • King's College London, Department of Biophysics MRC Biophysics Research Unit
Date
1952-1983
Reference
KDBP/1/2
Part of
King's College London Department of Biophysics
  • Archives and manuscripts

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Description

Glass 4 1/2” x 6 1/2” (12cm x 16cm) slides (‘half plates’) of images relating to the research conducted in the Medical Research Council (MRC) Biophysics Research Unit, King’s College London (from 1964, the Department of Biophysics). Images include: illustrations prepared for scientific journal articles and lectures by Unit staff; detailed images of equipment used, 1953-1954, including x-ray cameras, other cameras, reflecting microscopes and electron microscopes; views of the Biophysics and Physics laboratories and workshop, 1952 and 1954; the Unit’s IBM 650 computer, 1956; images from a 1958 television broadcast on DNA; the new Biophysics premises, Drury Lane, 1964.

Slides are individually numbered in a chronological sequence. Original numbers have been maintained which has resulted in some gaps in the sequence and some non-standard numbering.

See KDBP/2/7 for the index to the slides.

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of the Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics programme. Not all items have been digitised. This catalogue only includes items that have been digitised. Items not digitised can be viewed in the reading room at King's College London, Archives and Special Collections. Please contact King's College London, Archives and Special Collections for a fuller catalogue.

Publication/Creation

1952-1983

Physical description

1050 items Acetate/glass slides

Copyright note

King's College London

Location of duplicates

A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of the Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics programme. Not all items within this subseries have been digitised.

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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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