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University of Edinburgh, Institute of Animal Genetics (1930-1990) (university research institute)


Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Animal Genetics: Amimal Breeding and General Research Committee, 1949-1955

 File — Box: Secretary's box file: Science 7
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/SEC/A/9/4
Scope and Contents Animal Genetics: Amimal Breeding and General Research Committee
Dates: 1949-1955

Animal Genetics: Chair (Buchanan), 1926-1975

 File — Box: Secretary's box file: Science 9
Identifier: EUA IN1/ADS/SEC/A/9/6

Correspondence chiefly about research topics, 1946-1959

Identifier: Coll-1255/4/1
Scope and Contents The correspondence covers many aspects of Beale's early career, including his applications for various placements following his demobilisation from the army, his work with Tracy Sonneborn, his appointment to the Institute of Animal Genetics and professional correspondence with colleagues around the world. Correspondents include: Eric Ashby, G.W. Beadle, Mick Callan, D.G. Catchside, J.F. Danielli, M. Demerec, Boris Ephrussi, David W. Goodall, Henry Harris, Maxime Lamotte, Joshua Lederberg, S.E....
Dates: 1946-1959

Correspondence with Andrew Tait, 1966-1995

Identifier: Coll-1255/2/11
Scope and Contents The correspondence spans the period from Tait's arrival at Beale's laboratory, his visit to the Department of Microbiology at the University of Colorado Medical Center in 1973 and his continuing work at the Institute of Animal Genetics. There are also letters regarding Beale's recommendations of Tait for Fellowship of the Royal Society.

Much of the correspondence appears to consist of Tait's letters to Beale, with copies of Beale's replies not present.
Dates: 1966-1995

Correspondence with David Walliker, 1965-1988

Identifier: Coll-1255/2/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence chiefly concerns the establishment and progress of Walliker's MRC research programme at the Institute of Animal Genetics, conditions regarding his grant and Beale's recommendation of him for a University professorship.

Except for a few early letters, copies of Beale's own replies to Walliker are not present.
Dates: 1965-1988

Correspondence with Ian Gibson, 1960-1970

Identifier: Coll-1255/2/6
Scope and Contents The earlier part of the correspondence concerns Gibson's research within the Institute of Animal Genetics. Later material concerns his research work at the University of East Anglia, as well as Beale's role as his academic referee.
Dates: 1960-1970

Departmental file from the Institute of Animal Genetics concerning Charlotte Auerbach, 1947-1975

 File — Box: CLX-A-1536, Box: data_value_missing_06abe55177c3fcb0576df214ca73fadb, Box: data_value_missing_94e17fde71d219a899f620a7d1d2bdf5
Identifier: Coll-1266/4/5
Scope and Contents Contains papers concerning Auerbach's work at the Institute of Animal Genetics, including: a report of the Mutagenesis Unit; a typescript of a talk given by Auerbach at the Genetics Congress at the Hague in 1963 titled 'Past achievements and future tasks of research in chemical mutagenesis'; a typescript report on Auerbach's Agricultural Research Council-funded mutation work during 1950-1951; and a typescript 'Interim report on the work done by Dr H. Moser since April 1949.' Also...
Dates: 1947-1975

Institute of Animal Genetics, c.1902-2000

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1
Scope and Contents Contains: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/1 - Minutes of the Animal Breeding Committee and the Farm Sub-Committee; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/2 - Reports, including annual, quinquennial and financial reports; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/3 - Correspondence; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/4 - Publications and offprints; EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5 - Records relating to the history of the Institute; ...
Dates: c.1902-2000

Laboratory and capital equipment inventories, 1948-1982

 File — Box: EUA-A-524, Box: data_value_missing_1b93d78134185c9c149642dd0c024509, Box: data_value_missing_61e87af0be815e229b026158cbbbe3b9
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/9/2
Scope and Contents Consists of inventories of scientific apparatus and equipment in the Genetics Department, as well as in the Genetics Film Unit. Files also contain capital equipment returns to the Agricultural Research Council.
Dates: 1948-1982

Notebook titled 'G.H. Beale / 1947/8', March-May 1948

Identifier: Coll-1255/5/9
Scope and Contents Notebook contains daily laboratory notes relating to experiments on the velocity of absorption of 'D' antibodies in transforming animals and rates of immobilisation at different temperatures with antisera. The page numbering begins with '44', so there may have been another notebook preceding this one which is not present. Also contains loose leaf notes titled 'Seminar on transformation work' and 'More detailed study of transformation process' and a typescript page titled...
Dates: March-May 1948