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Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson, 1892-1964 (British geneticist and evolutionary biologist)


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence with J.B.S Haldane and others concerning the relocation of the "Journal of Genetics" to India, 1956-1957

Identifier: Coll-41/5/2/9
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Contains correspondence with various journals including: Biologisches Zentralblatt; Biosystems: Journal of Molecular, Cellular and Behavioural Origins and Evolution; Cell And Tissue Kinetics; Evolutionary Biology; ...

Personal Correspondence, volume 2, 1962-1965

Identifier: Coll-41/9/4/2
Scope and Contents Contains: invitations to various events; requests to use Waddington's name in connection with various contacts and publicity purposes; obituary requests (for J.B.S Haldane and Lysenko); and correspondence regarding travel arrangements. The material also includes items of correspondence with individuals such as Joseph Needham, F.A.E Crew and Giuseppe Montalenti, among others.

Two typescript draft essays titled 'Marxism and Biology' (not dated) and 'The Direct Use Of Leaf Proteins In Human Nutrition' (marked 'N.W. Pirie 24/3/41')., c.1941

Identifier: Coll-41/2/1/4
Scope and Contents The typescripts are accompanied by a two-page handwritten draft letter, unfinished, unsigned and undated, beginning 'Dear Waddington, I have read your typescripts with interest' and goes on to talk about the study of embryology and genetics being mutually beneficial. The letter is annotated 'J.B.S.H' (most likely J.B.S Haldane, with whom Waddington collaborated on the essay 'Inbreeding and Linkage', published in 1931 in Genetics).