Correspondence

Scope and Content

Correspondence and other miscellaneous papers relating to Burkhardt’s work both in and outside the University, including an application for a patent for 'Unsaturated Alcehydes' discovered by Dr. Burkhardt, Professor Heilbron and Mr. Allersley. Correspondence regarding British Scientific Manpower research; recovering a lost bronze bust of Professor H.B.Dixon; Lord Simon's request for statistics and studies on student and staff numbers in science departments pre and post war Britain; requests for obituary information on J.L.Simonsen and R.Best; and establishing a Museum of Science and Technology. Papers and letters describing Burkhardt’s chemistry interests, e.g. scholarly articles, giving papers and talking at speech days in local schools.

Former reference: GNBA/14/1-169

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File of employee references (closed to public inspection).