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Authorised form of nameKendrew; Sir; John Cowdery (1917 - 1997)
Dates1917 - 1997
NationalityBritish
Date of birth24/03/1917
Date of death23/08/1997
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Chemistry) 1962 jointly
Honours:
CBE 1963; Kt 1974
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election24/03/1960
Age at election43
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1965
SourcesObituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 2001 vol 47 pp 311-332, plate, by K C Holmes FRS
AssocMaterial:
NCUACS 78/7/98; NCUACS 11/4/89. Papers deposited in the Bodleian Library, Oxford
References:
Sir John Meurig Thomas, 'Peterhouse, the Royal Society and molecular biology' in NR 2000 vol 54 pp 369-385
N R Ingram, 'All that you can't leave behind' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 177-184
R Holliday, 'The early years of molecular biology: personal recollections' in NR 2003 vol 57 pp 195-208
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/85243933
Royal Society codeNA7874
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/002508Kendrew, Sir John Cowdreynd
HWT/33/7H W Thompson's personal correspondence as Foreign SecretaryAugust - October 1969
HWT/20/65Correspondence and papers regarding RSEP and EMBOAugust - September 1970
HWT/20/63Correspondence and papers regarding RSEP and EMBO, French exchanges, income tax under RSEP, Austrian exchanges and annual meeting of partners in the European Science Exchange ProgrammeJuly 1970
HWT/36/2/6Working Party on Scientific InterchangeOctober 1970
HWT/6/15Brief correspondence with Sir John KendrewMay 1975
HWT/14/2Correspondence and papersJanuary - May 1974
HWT/25/6Correspondence and papers regarding Chinese research workers in Britain and British visitors to ChinaAugust - December 1966
HWT/36/1/16General correspondence and papers1971
HWT/5/5Papers relating to the first meeting of the International Relations Committee held on 30 March 1966March 1966
HWT/25/10/5Correspondence and papers regarding visit of Royal Society delegation to ChinaApril - June 1974
HWT/36/2/7Working Party on Scientific InterchangeJanuary 1971
HWT/39/33Great Britain-China Committee (later Great Britain-China Centre)August 1973
PB/1/33/3/4Companion of Honour1965
RR/67/298Letter from Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton19 June 1940
RR/67/300Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to the author25 June 1940
RR/67/297Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Cyril Norman Hinshelwood13 June 1940
RR/67/292Letter from E A Moelwyn-Hughes, on his paper with John Cowdery Kendrew 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' to Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton13 July 1940
RR/67/299Letter from Alfred Charles Glyn Egerton, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Cyril Norman Hinshelwood25 June 1940
RR/67/294Report by E A Moelwyn-Hughes, on his paper with John Cowdery Kendrew 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution'7 June 1940
RR/67/293Letter from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to Cyril Norman Hinshelwood17 July 1940
RR/67/296Second referee's report by Ronald Percy Bell, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew17 June 1940
RR/67/295Letter from Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by E A Moelwyn-Hughes and John Cowdery Kendrew to J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society18 July 1940
RR/67/265Referee's report by Ronald Percy Bell, on a paper 'The kinetics of mutarotation in solution' by John Cowdery Kendrew and E A Moelwyn-HughesMay 1940
RR/71/166Referee's report by John Monteath Robertson, on a paper 'A comparative X-ray study of foetal and adult sheep haemoglobins' by John Cowdery Kendrew and Max Ferdinand Perutz10 March 1948
RR/71/165Referee's report by William Thomas Astbury, on a paper 'A comparative X-ray study of foetal and adult sheep haemoglobins' by John Cowdery Kendrew and Max Ferdinand Perutz[1948]
RR/72/170Referee's report by Dorothy Mary Crowfoot Hodgkin, on a paper 'The crystal structure of horse met-myoglobin. I. General features: the arrangement of the poly-peptide chains' by John Cowdery Kendrew1949
RR/72/169Referee's report by William Thomas Astbury, on a paper 'The crystal structure of horse met-myoglobin. I. General features: the arrangement of the poly-peptide chains' by John Cowdery Kendrew1949
IM/GA/AR/7149Kendrew, Sir John Cowderynd
EC/1960/15Kendrew, Sir John Cowdery: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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