Letter from C. A. Coulson to Rosalind Franklin

Title:
Letter from C. A. Coulson to Rosalind Franklin
Description:
Coulson (1910-1974) was a theoretical chemist and physicist who developed a molecular orbital theory and the concept of partial valency. Franklin had worked with him during her time at BCURA, and asked him to review her first submission to Nature, the eminent British scientific journal. The "letter," titled "On the Influence of the Bonding Electrons on the Scattering of X-Rays by Carbon," was published in January 1950. It was Coulson who suggested that Franklin look for a position at King's College if she wanted to work in the new field of biophysics.
Extent:
1 pages
Date Created:
11 June 1949
Creator:
Kings College London and Coulson, C. A. (C. A. Coulson)
Recipient:
Franklin, Rosalind (Rosalind Franklin)
Source:
Original Repository. Churchill Archives Centre. The Papers of Rosalind Franklin. 12313
Original Repository:
Churchill Archives Centre. The Papers of Rosalind Franklin
Right Type:
Rights Could Not Be Determined - Release
Right Statement:
Courtesy of the Churchill Archives Centre.
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Subject:
Graphite and Carbon
Profiles in Science ID:
KRBBHW
NLM ID:
101584586X118
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Language:
English
Format:
Text
Location:
Folder: 4/5