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Papers on the Special Merit Promotions Panel, 1967-10-06 - 1971-11-17

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 10/650

Scope and Contents

Papers regarding the Special Merit Promotions Panel, including a report on the period 1946-1967; correspondence with Sir Charles Cawley of the Civil Service Commission; nominations for the 1968 review of candidates; a list of referees for candidates; reports on D. Lynden-Bell by T.G. Cowling of the University of Leeds, F. Hoyle of St John's College, Cambridge, and R.J. Tayler of the University of Sussex; a final interview programme for the promotion candidates; the Panel's report for 1968; notes on candidates for 1968; a note on special merit promotions by Sir Graham Sutton; correspondence with A.O.L. Atkin of the Atlas Computer Laboratory, Didcot; correspondence with Sir Brian Flowers of the Science Research Council; the Panel's report for 1971; and a letter asking for nominations for the individual merit promotion of officers working in science and engineering.


  • Creation: 1967-10-06 - 1971-11-17


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1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-06-30 08:58:49+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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