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Buchanan-Smith, Alick Drummond, Baron Balerno, 1898-1984 (soldier, politician and applied geneticist)


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Files of correspondence relating to the administration of Shothead Farm, 1936-1954

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/9/1/2
Scope and Contents

Contains reports, accounts and minutes of the Shothead Farm committee, and correspondence about the administration of the farm between Alick Buchanan Smith, C.H. Waddington and the University Secretary. Also contains a typescript paper titled 'Inheritance of milking capacity in dairy cattle' by A.D. Buchanan Smith ('to be read to the Farmers' Club on Saturday, 6th December 1948.'

Dates: 1936-1954

Group photograph of staff and students outside the Institute of Animal Genetics, c.1938

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/95
Scope and Contents

The photograph is annotated with numbers and some names, including: J. Blyth, Buchanan-Smith, F.A.E Crew and Alan Greenwood.

Dates: c.1938

Interview with Alick Buchanan-Smith (Lord Balerno) by Margaret Deacon, July 1971

Identifier: EUA CA16/1/2
Scope and Contents

The duration of the recording is 00:59:00 (Part One) and 00:53:06 (Part Two).

Dates: July 1971

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

Page mounted with four photographs, 1955

Identifier: Coll-1057/6/2/73
Scope and Contents

Recto: photograph of Josephine Peace in Constant Temperature Room at the Poultry Research Centre; photograph of chickens in a pen (both November 1955).

Verso: two photographs from a social event at the Institute of Animal Genetics: the first photograph shows Alick Buchanan-Smith, Hugh Donald, Charlotte Auerbach and Geoffrey Beale; the second photograph shows C.H Waddington, Helen Turner, Alan Greenwood and Eric Lucey. Pictures signed 'M.L.'

Dates: 1955

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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Edinburgh -- Scotland 1
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