Papers of M H F Wilkins: early essays and other writings by Wilkins

  • Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004
Date:
1928-1945
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K/PP178/1/1
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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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Manuscript essays and notes for talks by Wilkins, including: adventure story, ‘Radium Island’, written in an exercise book from Wylde Green College, Birmingham (Wilkins’ school), [1928]; essay, ‘Growing down instead of growing up’; whimsical essay, ‘Fairology: how fairies come and how they go’; essay on the nature and importance of scientific knowledge, subsequently dated by Wilkins as 1934; essay, ‘Some roots of astronomy’; notes, ‘Revolutionary nature’; notes for a talk on the potential beneficial peaceful uses of nuclear power, [1945]. Original file title ‘Very early MSS 1928-1934’.

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1928-1945

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1 file

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King's College London

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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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A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics.

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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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