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Robson, John Michael, 1900-1982 (geneticist and physicist)



  • Existence: 1900 - 1982

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical material relating to Charlotte Auerbach, 1993-2002

Identifier: Coll-1255/7/12
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence with various individuals concerning biographical details relating to Auerbach, a draft typescript of a longer version of Beale's Royal Society memoir of Auerbach as well as a copy of the printed piece, and Beale's chapter on Auerbach and Robson's discovery of mustard gas.

Dates: 1993-2002

Cassette tape labelled 'Ginsburg. Discussion with G. Beale about Auerbach and Robson (c.1994?)', 1994

Identifier: Coll-1266/4/7/6
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Fonds: Consists of papers collated by Geoffrey Beale as part of the preparation of his biographical memoir of Charlotte Auerbach for the Royal Society, published in 1995. Contains: Correspondence regarding Beale's research about Auerbach, papers concerning Auerbach's family history, copies of Auerbach's obituaries, letters from colleagues to Beale concerning Auerbach and a copy of the Royal Society memoir itself;Cassette tapes of interview recordings made of Charlotte Auerbach by Geoffrey...
Dates: 1994

Interviews with former staff of the Institute of Animal Genetics, 1969-1971

Identifier: EUA CA16/1
Scope and Contents

Contains interviews with: Charlotte Auerbach, Alick Buchanan Smith, Lord Balerno, F.A.E. Crew, Frank Fraser Darling, Hugh Paterson Donald, Honor Fell and Alan William Greenwood. The interviewer in all cases is Margaret Deacon.

Dates: 1969-1971

Typescripts of Auerbach and J.M. Robson's reports to the Ministry of Supply, 1942-1943

 File — Box CLX-A-1536
Identifier: Coll-1266/4/4
Scope and Contents Contains: Report 1: 'Experiments on the Action of Mustard Gas in Drosophila: production of sterility and mutations' by Charlotte Auerbach and J.M. Robson (March 1942)Report 2: 'Experiments on the Action of Mustard Gas in Drosophila: genetical differences in susceptibility' by Charlotte Auerbach and J.M. Robson (June 1942)Report 3: 'Experiments on the Action of Mustard Gas in Drosophila: proof that mustard gas acts directly on the chromosomes' by Charlotte Auerbach and J.M. Robson (June...
Dates: 1942-1943

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Mutagenesis 3
Mustard gas 2
Animal Genetics 1
Biography 1
Edinburgh -- Scotland 1