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Threatened Resignation

Hoyle asks that his resignation (threatened and suspended in October 1964) be “considered operative” from 1 January 1966 because he has learnt that the University has accepted regulations for the governance of IoTA with which he strongly disagrees.

Draft of a letter sent by Hoyle to the Vice-Chancellor of the University on 24 January 1966.

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Part of a draft of Hoyle's letter threatening his resignation from Cambridge, showing extensive revision and reworking

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