Letter from C. A. Coulson to Rosalind Franklin


Title:
Letter from C. A. Coulson to Rosalind Franklin
Creator:
Kings College London
Coulson, C. A.
Recipient:
Franklin, Rosalind
Date:
11 June 1949
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.
Original Repository:
Churchill Archives Centre. The Papers of Rosalind Franklin
Location:
Folder: 4/5
Rights:
Courtesy of the Churchill Archives Centre.
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Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Graphite and Carbon
Format:
Text
Extent:
1 pages
Language:
English
Legacy Source Citation:
Original Repository. Churchill Archives Centre. The Papers of Rosalind Franklin. 12313
Legacy ID:
KRBBHW
NLM ID:
101584586X118
Profiles Collection:
The Rosalind Franklin Papers
Story Section:
The Holes in Coal: Research at BCURA and in Paris, 1942-1951