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Personal and departmental papers, 1934-1975

Identifier: Coll-41/9

Scope and Contents

The material within this series concerns Waddington's own research and professional arrangements, as well as departmental and staffing matters concerned with the Institute of Animal Genetics.

Most of the files of correspondence contain original letters from correspondents, as well as manuscript or carbon copies of Waddington's responses.


  • Creation: 1934-1975


Language of Materials


Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to the researcher completing a Data Protection undertaking form wherever noted. A small amount of the material has been redacted, pending a future review.


4 boxes


The handlist (H41) lists the files as segregated into 'Personal Files', 'Correspondence (Personal)' and miscellaneous material left 'pending' after Waddington's death. This rough segregation has been maintained, although there may be crossovers within the material. The files maintain their roughly chronological sequence, and papers are arranged within each folder in reverse chronological order.

Physical Location


Archivist's Note

Catalogued by Clare Button August 2012

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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