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Professor Robert Percival Cook, Lecturer in Biochemistry, University College, Dundee and Queen's College, Dundee; Professor of Biochemistry, University of Dundee Series
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Australian correspondence

Correspondence betwwen R.P. Cook and various persons in Australia. The majority of the correspondence is from Australian writers to Cook, at that time based at the University of Dundee. Some letters are from Scots writing to Cook in Australia, during his time at the University of Melbourne. Named Australian cities include Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Broadway.

Correspondence and Papers of Robert P. Cook

Includes letters from Nobel Laureates. Documents in section UR-SF 34/7 appear to have been listed at least twice before present list was finalised. Items (now in sub-sections UR-SF 34/7/1-UR-SF 34/7/32) were numbered individually, as (1)-(137), and arranged in envelopes, which were bound into folders. The numbered sub-sections therefore represent the separate envelopes in which the letters were grouped. The original list was excessively detailed, and has been edited for convenience. Documents in subsections UR-SF 34/7/33 - UR-SF 34/7/36 appear to have been added to the list later, and individual items are listed separately within each sub-section]. Additional material has been added due to later accessions

Correspondence between Cook and professional colleagues

Named correspondents include: L. Hopkins [Cambridge] John Reid [Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire] Trevor Goodwin [University of Liverpool] John Stachey, MP Arthur Matteson [Dundee] Douglas Young [Tayport] Ruldolph A. Peters [Cambridge] Agricultural Research Council [Cambridge] Margorie Haining [Washington/London]

Correspondence regarding Cook's inaugural lecture, delivered upon his retirement

Variety of letters regarding the inaugural lecture of Professor Cook entitled 'Butterflies, Blondes and Brunettes'. Notes of acceptance from Margaret, John Ferguson, Roger Booth, Stan Turner, J.R Dow, G.C. Barr, Arthur Matheson, Henry Jack, Alberto Morrocco, and Basil. Invitation declined by Rudolph A. Peters, A.C.L., H.A. Krebs, and Alan Meredith. Notes of thanks from Doreen, Dr Margaret Wilson, Robert Garry, and Ian Smart. Also includes letter from R. Robertson, University Secretary, stating that the Principal is happy for Dundee University to meet the cost of Cook's postlecture reception.

Correspondence, articles and memoranda relating to Marjory Stephenson [1885 - 1948]

Correspondence between Cook and Marjory Stephenson; Obituary notice for Marjory Stephenson; 'Bacterial Oxidations by Molecular Oxygen' - Research paper by Cook and Stephenson; Correspondence between Cook and Dr. E.F. Gale regarding a memorial for M.S; Cheque for £5 from Cook to M.S.; 'Enzymes concerned in the primary utilisation of amino acids by bacteria' - Research Paper by Ernest Frederick Gale; Letter from Eddie Dawes to R.P. Cook. Marjory Stephenson was a Biochemist who spent the majority of her career working in Cambridge. The main focus of her reasearch was bacteria and she published a wide variety of research papers, including a 1928 collaboration with R.P. Cook.
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