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Mendel, Johann Gregor, 1822-1884 (Austrian biologist and botanist)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Booklet titled 'Gregor Mendel: the genius of genetics' by Caterina Albano and Marina Wallace, 2002

Identifier: Coll-1528/10/13
Content Description From the Fonds: This archive comprises the personal and working papers of Noreen Murray, including: awards and honours; biographical materials such as photographs and family documents; material relating to Noreen's education and early career, including school certificates; personal and professional correspondence; papers relating to Noreen's work at the University of Edinburgh, including departmental papers, teaching materials and staff and student files; notes and data relating to research; notes and...
Dates: 2002

Copies of a group photograph of Gregor Mendel and fellow friars, with related correspondence, c.1860s-1985

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/8/1
Scope and Contents

The photograph is accompanied by ten enlarged copies of the image, and some related items of correspondence, including letter to Waddington (in French and German) from Raimund Koci in 1965 gifting him the photograph as a souvenir of Waddington's stay in Brno, a letter from Waddington's widow, Justin Blanco White, sending the photograph to the Department, as well as an acknowledgement from D.E.S Truman (then acting head of Department) thanking her for sending the photograph.

Dates: c.1860s-1985

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Henry Fairfield Osborn, 13 June 1902

Identifier: Coll-14/9/8/44
Scope and Contents

Osborn states that the pony has arrived safely in New York. He will have the animal photographed for Ewart soon. He mentions not having read the papers by Mendel and Bateson. He announces that he will be writing to the Duke of Bedford to say that he would be interested in receiving the skeleton of one of his Russian horses if one should die. He also states that James Gidley is revising the species of their miocene, and he criticises Othniel Charles Marsh's phylogeny.

Dates: 13 June 1902

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of Bute, 10 May 1917

Identifier: Coll-14/9/23/4
Scope and Contents

Crichton-Stuart, who signs himself 'Bute', writes that he was interested to hear of the results of Ewart's experiments with the crossbred fat-tailed sheep, and that he will look forward to reading Ewart's paper on the subject after the war. He asks Ewart whether the experiments have tended to strengthen Mendel's theories or not. He wishes he could be in Edinburgh but his military duties keep him in North Wales.

Dates: 10 May 1917

Papers relating to the G. Mendel Memorial Symposium on the Mutational Process, Brno and Prague, August 1965, 1964-1966

Identifier: Coll-41/7/29
Scope and Contents

The material contains several copies of the typescript of Waddington's lecture 'Mendel and Evolution' delivered at Brno and several copies of the programme.

Dates: 1964-1966

Photograph album presented to Waddington by Institute staff on his 50th birthday, November 1955

 Item — Box EUA IN1/ACU/A1/6/4
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/6/4
Scope and Contents The volume contains various group and individual photographs of the Institute staff, as well as original paintings and drawings of Waddington in the mock-styles of various artists by Ruth Clayton and E.D Roberts. Some of the individuals feaured in the photographs are: Charlotte Auerbach, Boris Balinsky, Geoffrey Beale, Richard Alan Beatty, Alick Buchanan-Smith, George and Ruth Clayton, Hugh Donald, Douglas Falconer, Alan Greenwood, Henry Kacser, Mary Lyon, Eric Lucey, Margaret Perry, Alan...
Dates: November 1955

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Photographs 2
Animals--Transportation 1
Experiments 1
Fat-tailed sheep 1
Horses 1