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KV 2/3686

Jean Frederic JOLIOT-CURIE: French / Irene JOLIOT-CURIE: French. Joint winners of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1935, the JOLIOT-CURIEs were communists from the late 1930s. In 1937 Frederic was organising armaments for the Spanish Government during the Civil War before joining the French party in 1944; and in 1938 Irene, daughter of Pierre and Marie CURIE, was a member of a communist anti-war committee in France.

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1937 Jan 19 - 1950 May 19
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The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   PF 91541 VOL 1
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Public Record
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Retained Until 2012
Record opening date:
17 February 2012

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