Reference numberHWT/6
Alternative reference numberHWT.B.44-B.61
TitleRoyal Society UNESCO Committee
DescriptionThe Royal Society UNESCO Committee acted as the Natural Sciences Advisory Committee to the UK National Commission for UNESCO. When the National Commission was reconstituted in 1966 Thompson was invited by the Minister of Overseas Development to serve as a member of the Commission for three years, and with the agreement of the Royal Society, to act as Vice Chairman of the Natural Sciences Advisory Committee. The establishment of a Sub-Committee on Man and the Biosphere was Thompson's idea.
Extent1 box (18 folders)
Access statusOpen
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    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

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