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Robertson, Forbes William, 1920-2012 (British geneticist)


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence concerning departmental and research matters, volume 10, 1955

Identifier: Coll-41/9/3/10
Scope and Contents

Correspondence relates to research questions and staffing matters at the Institute of Animal Genetics, including three copies of a typescript titled 'Report on a thesis entitled 'Studies in Quantitative Inheritance' submitted by Forbes W. Robertson'.

Dates: 1955

Group photograph from the Poultry Breeders' Roundtable, Chicago, 1955, 1955

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/8/5
Scope and Contents

The photograph features Gordon Dickerson, Douglas Falconer, Jay Lush, Alan Robertson and Forbes Robertson. The photograph enclosure is inscribed 'Dr Falconer we have thoroughly enjoyed your talk' by Gordon D. Rapp, Poultry Breeders Roundtable and signed March 1955.

Dates: 1955

Institute staff particulars, 1946-1950

 File — Box EUA-A-65, Box: data_value_missing_e71748c0669dc4d524625c2a610ed07c, Box: data_value_missing_e726ec138d29fc94b541da6493930bdc
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/6/2
Scope and Contents

Contains completed staff particular forms of various Institute scientific and technical staff members, including: Charlotte Auerbach, Geoffrey Beale, Richard Alan Beatty, Thomas Carter, Douglas Falconer, Eric Reeve, J.M Rendel, Alan Robertson, Forbes Robertson and James Sang.

Dates: 1946-1950

Notebook titled 'Dros' containing laboratory data relating to experiments with "Drosophila" mutants, [c.1953]

Identifier: Coll-41/1/16
Scope and Contents Notebook cover marked 'S.O Book 124 Supplied for the Public Service'. The volume is undated, although it contains references to Alan Robertson, George Clayton and Forbes Robertson, all of whom were working in the Institute of Animal Genetics in the 1950s. Clayton and Alan Robertson collaborated on Drosophila work from 1953 onwards, so it is likely that this volume dates from around this period. It appears from the notes that Waddington was collecting...
Dates: [c.1953]

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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