Papers of M H F Wilkins: notes and draft texts of talks by Wilkins, on behalf of the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science

  • Wilkins, Maurice, 1916-2004 Cavalier-Smith, Tom, b.1942
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1969-1986
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K/PP178/11/1/8
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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916-2004)
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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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Draft texts and notes for talks, addresses and lectures by Wilkins, chiefly at events relating to the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science (BSSRS), including: manuscript notes prepared for the inaugural BSSRS meeting, Apr 1969; notes for a campaign against museum charges, Dec 1970; notes for a paper at a conference, ‘From theoretical physics to biology’, Versailles, France, 1971; typescript text on BSSRS’ attitude to science in universities, Jun 1972; text of lecture, ‘Science and morality’, given at the Chemical Society, Reading University, Jan 1972; notes on ‘Medicine and society’, Nov 1974; notes on ‘Science and society’, 1976. Also offprint of Wilkins’ article, ‘Social implications of biology’, published in Proceedings of the third international conference from theoretical physics to biology (Karger, Basel, 1973), and typescript notes by Tom Cavalier-Smith (undated), concerning an unidentified article by Wilkins on the social responsibility of the scientist. Also transcript of a BBC Science Magazine radio broadcast, recorded May 1986, on ‘Is science above politics?’, including a contribution from Wilkins.

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1969-1986

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King's College London; British Society for Social Responsibility in Science (BSSRS); Proceedings of the third international conference from theoretical physics to biology; Cavalier-Smith, Tom; British Broadcasting Company (BBC)

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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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