Reference numberPB/8/6/7
Previous numbersH.12
TitlePapers and talks on science and society by others, collected by Blackett, many annotated by him.
DescriptionJohn Desmond Bernal, 'Applied Science and Technology', February 1945.

E.L. Bowler, 'A growing challenge to technological education', nd.

Sir Edward Bullard, 'Science in national life' (broadcast talk), December 1943.

JG Crowther, 'The Royal Society', (2 copies), November 1944.

AV Hill, a paper on neutrality, 1938, a printed copy of a British Association address with annotations by Blackett, and a manuscript 2pp 'note on 'A.V. Hill's address to B.A.' by Blackett.

Michael Polanyi, 'Science and the decline of freedom' (broadcast talk), May 1944, annotated by Blackett.

ACB Lovell, talk on post-war society given at T.R.E., October 1944 as part of A.P. Rowe's series (see H.10), annotated by Blackett.

Conrad Hal Waddington, 'The need for an organised study of the influence of science on human affairs', nd.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8040Bernal; John Desmond (1901 - 1971)1901 - 1971
NA6392Bullard; Sir; Edward Crisp (1907 - 1980); geophysicist1907 - 1980
NA8239Hill; Archibald Vivian (1886 - 1977)1886 - 1977
NA7992Lovell; Sir; Alfred Charles Bernard (1913 - 2012)1913 - 2012
NA8008Polanyi; Michael (1891 - 1976)1891 - 1976
NA6890Waddington; Conrad Hal (1905 - 1975)1905 - 1975
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