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Olby, Robert C. (Robert Cecil)

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Robert Olby to Sydney Brenner, 9/3/1968

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 6
Identifier: SB_1_1_475_1
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Correspondence series consists of incoming and outgoing handwritten and typed letters, carbons, postcards, faxes, and telegrams generated during Sydney Brenner's career. The bulk of this series covers the late 1940s to the 2000s. Correspondents include over 30 Nobel laureates, as well as biochemists, geneticists, students, publishers, and others. Highlights of the collection include the correspondence from Francis Crick, with whom Brenner shared an office for 20 years. Topics covered...
Dates: 9/3/1968

Letter from Robert Olby to Sydney Brenner, 25/03/1970

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 6
Identifier: SB_1_1_475_2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Correspondence series consists of incoming and outgoing handwritten and typed letters, carbons, postcards, faxes, and telegrams generated during Sydney Brenner's career. The bulk of this series covers the late 1940s to the 2000s. Correspondents include over 30 Nobel laureates, as well as biochemists, geneticists, students, publishers, and others. Highlights of the collection include the correspondence from Francis Crick, with whom Brenner shared an office for 20 years. Topics covered...
Dates: 25/03/1970

Letter from Robert Olby to Sydney Brenner, 13/03/1970

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 6
Identifier: SB_1_1_475_3
Abstract

Enclosure of Robert Olby's manuscript about Crick and Brenner.

Dates: 13/03/1970

Olby, Robert, 1969

 File — Box Crick 3, Folder: 35
Identifier: SB_11_01_0092_001
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series contains material that belonged to Francis Crick, but was stored with Sydney Brenner's papers after Crick left MRC. The material is divided into 8 subseries: Correspondence, Candidates/Recommendations, Subjects, Photographs, Writings - By Crick, Manuscripts - By Others, Reprints, and Scientific Notes. Of note is a series of correspondence between Crick and Maurice Wilkins dating from the discovery of the Double Helix structure (Correspondence subseries), and a rolled document...
Dates: 1969

Robert C. Olby Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RCO
Abstract The Robert C. Olby Collection (1960-2008) is comprised of materials accrued by Robert Olby during the research, writing, and publication of various history of science monographs and articles, including Origins of Mendelism (1966) and Francis Crick: Hunter of Life's Secrets (2009). It includes correspondence, archival research, drafts and galley proofs, photographs, lecture notes, reprints, and...
Dates: 1939-2017; Majority of material found within 1960-2008

Printed e-mail message from Robert Olby to Sydney Brenner, with handwritten response from Brenner, 10/10/2005

 Item — Box 12, Folder: 6
Identifier: SB_1_1_475_16
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Correspondence series consists of incoming and outgoing handwritten and typed letters, carbons, postcards, faxes, and telegrams generated during Sydney Brenner's career. The bulk of this series covers the late 1940s to the 2000s. Correspondents include over 30 Nobel laureates, as well as biochemists, geneticists, students, publishers, and others. Highlights of the collection include the correspondence from Francis Crick, with whom Brenner shared an office for 20 years. Topics covered...
Dates: 10/10/2005

Series 1: History of Science: Archives and Oral History (April 3-5), 2005

 Series
Scope and Contents

This meeting took a historical role of scientific archives and discussed the importance of oral history in the development of science. Participants examined the challenges and perspectives posed to scientific libraries and archives in the digital age. Participants included: Peter Hirtle, Robert C. Olby, E.M. Tansey, Peter J. Wosh. See http://library.cshl.edu/Meetings/hsci/ for a complete list.

Dates: 2005

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Archival Object 7
Collection 1
 
Subject
Cambridge (England) 2
Biography 1
Biology 1
Biology--History. 1
Cavendish Laboratory (Cambridge, England) 1