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Material relating to the Royal Society, 1961-1975

Identifier: Coll-41/6/23

Scope and Contents

Waddington was elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1947. He was also involved with a number of the Society's committees, study and working groups, and was a member of the Council of the Royal Society from 1960-1962. The material here contains papers relating to:
  1. the Ad Hoc Biological Research Committee (1960-1962);
  2. potential Royal Society Fellowship candidates (1962-1974);
  3. the Royal Society British National Committee for the International Biological Program;
  4. general matters (1963-1974);
  5. international relations and foreign visits (1963-1975);
  6. the European Programme, proposed European Science Foundation and other potential schemes promoting international scientific cooperation (1967-1975);
  7. the British National Committee on Space Research, including discussion meeting on 'recognition of alien life' (1968-1974);
  8. the British National Committee for Biology (1969-1975);
  9. the Royal Society Study Group on Human Biology in the Urban Environment (1972-1975);
  10. the Royal Society Study Group on Long-Term Toxic Effects (April-July 1975).


  • 1961-1975

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.


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Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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