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Biochemistry

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — BCHEM

Archives of the Department of Biochemistry, 1918 - 2008

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BCHEM
Scope and Contents

The records relate mainly to staff, teaching and departmental buildings.

Dates: 1918 - 2008
Conditions Governing Access: Within the archives of the Department of Biochemistry, personnel records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Series

Biochemical technology: Nutrition and fermentation, 1941-01-27 - 1979

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/265
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1941-01-27 - 1979
 Series

Biochemical technology: Nutritional science, 1928-06-28 - 1985

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/264
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds:

This series contains files on each topic set out in Joseph Needham's grand plan for 'Science and Civilisation in China'.

Dates: 1928-06-28 - 1985
 Fonds

Frank Young papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Young
Scope and Contents Section A, Biographical, includes a little autobiographical material including full curricula vitae. There is considerable material relating to Young's knighthood, chiefly letters of congratulation. The section also includes a little family material, some personal correspondence and material relating to Young's historical interests. Section B, University of Cambridge, is disappointing given Young's contributions to the Department of Biochemistry, the development of medicine in Cambridge and...
Dates: 1913-1988
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
 Fonds

Joseph Needham papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Needham
Scope and Contents Comprised of biographical materials, material related to Needham's time at Cambridge, documentation of his work with the Sino-British Science Cooperation Office (SBSCO), materials relatd to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), documentation of research, publications, lectures and broadcasts, visits and conferences, records of involvement with societies and oganisations, documentation of work in politics and interest in religion and society, and a...
Dates: 1871-1995
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.
 Fonds

Kenneth Bailey: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8723
Scope and Contents The material presented here as a single chronological sequence is almost exclusively correspondence concerning the last few years of Bailey's life and regrettably does not reflect his scientific achievement. There is personal correspondence 1955 (letters to Bailey only) and scientific correspondence between Bailey and Perry 1960-61. The greater part of the correspondence, however, relates to the difficulties of Bailey's final year, 1962-63, arrangements after his death, appreciations,...
Dates: 1955-1965
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Low Temperature Research Station and related papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10242
Scope and Contents Contains minutes, papers, correspondence, annual reports, offprints and photographs of the Low Temperature Research Station (LTRS), Cambridge (1921-1964). Significant series include papers of the Committee of Management, papers of Edgar Bate-Smith (director of the LTRS) and administrative papers concerning the station's relationship with Cambridge University, transfer to the Agricultural Research Council and termination of the lease of the Downing Street site. Also comprises reports and...
Dates: 1917-1989
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Papers of Francis Crick, 1953-08 - 1969-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 90
Scope and Contents

Papers produced while Crick was working at the Medical Research Council Unit for the Study of Molecular Biology, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge.

Dates: 1953-08 - 1969-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
 Fonds

Papers of Frederick Gowland Hopkins

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7620
Scope and Contents Approximately one third of the bulk of papers comprise working papers and notebooks. About another quarter comprises correspondence, certificates and ephemera relating to honours awarded by various bodies or relating to Frederick Gowland Hopkins' association with learned societies. The remaining material is a combination of papers and photographs generated by Frederick Gowland Hopkins' family (much of it predating his birth); together with correspondence and papers he generated in a personal...
Dates: 1800-2009 (early 19th century-2009, but predominantly 1910-40)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Papers relating to curriculum, teaching, research and staff, 1930 - 2005

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BCHEM 4
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The records relate mainly to staff, teaching and departmental buildings.

Dates: 1930 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Within the archives of the Department of Biochemistry, personnel records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Dorothy Needham, 1907 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Needham
Scope and Contents The papers were originally catalogued by the National Cataloguing Unit for the Archive of Contemporary Scientists [NCUACS] in three batches in 1990, 1992 and 1996. The NCUACS catalogues were transferred to Girton's online catalogue in 2012: Girton College reference numbers have been assigned to the collection but NCUACS references have been recorded under Former Reference. Some extra detail has been added and the three catalogues have been condensed into one, but the catalogue retains the...
Dates: 1907 - 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Dorothy Needham's estate passed to her late husband Joseph. It is now held with his by the Needham Research Institute, 8 Sylvester Road, Cambridge CB3 9AF.
 Fonds

Peter Mitchell papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Mitchell (Peter)
Scope and Contents

Comprised of biographical materials, material related to Mitchell's daily work at the Glynn Research Institute, research material (including material from Mitchell's collaborators), publications, lectures and broadcasts, documentation of Mitchell's involvement with various societies and organisations, material related to visits and conferences, and a large selection of Mitchell's correspondence.

Dates: 1940-1994
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Records of the MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10293
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the Dunn Nutritional Laboratory and its successor organisations, MRC Human Nutrition Research and MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory. The material relates to the establishment of the Dunn Nutrional Laboratory, chiefly correspondence and administrative papers of the first director and deputy director, together with reports and minutes of meetings documenting relations between the Dunn, various government agencies and other scientific institutions. Later material largely relates...
Dates: c. 1927 - 1990s
Conditions Governing Access: Part restricted. Access to the sub-series MS Add.10293/6/2, Ethical Committee submissions, 1975-1998, is restricted.
 File

Talks on 'Asian Contributions to the Development of Science, Scientific Thought and Technology' for a radio programme called Radio Roundabout produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation, 1950-02-22 - 1950-02-28

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/NRI2/1/1/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The material relates to lectures given by Needham on topics from the 'Science and Civilisation in China' project and to conferences he attended in order to further his work. The documents in this section include correspondence arranging the events, Needham's preparatory notes, draft and final typescripts of papers as well as Needham's notes from the contributions of other speakers.

Dates: 1950-02-22 - 1950-02-28
 Series

'The Chemistry of Life': Documents relating to a course of lectures given by Cambridge biochemists, 1958-1961, covering the history of biochemistry in the West and China up to and including the Renaissance, 1951-04 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/1928/NRI/SCC2/227
Scope and Contents

The lectures were published in 'The Chemistry of life: eight lectures on the history of biochemistry / by Robert Hill [and others] Edited with an introduction by Joseph Needham' (Cambridge University Press, 1970).

Dates: 1951-04 - 1969

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