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Departmental files of Conrad Hal Waddington, 1946-1978

Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/6

Scope and Contents


  1. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/1 - papers relating to the organisation of the Institute (1948-1950);
  2. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/2 - papers relating to the Carnegie Grant (1941-1951);
  3. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/3 - correspondence and biographical papers (1959-1978);
  4. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/4 - personal information and staff particulars (1946-1950);
  5. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/5 - staff lists (1968-1986);
  6. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/6 - papers relating to secretarial staff matters (1968-1972);
  7. EUA IN1/ACU/A1/5/7 - photograph album presented to Waddington on his 50th birthday (1955).


  • Creation: 1946-1978

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Biographical / Historical

Waddington was appointed Director of the National Animal Breeding and Research Organisation (NABGRO, later ABRO) as well as to the Buchanan Chair in Genetics in 1946, and moved into the Institute of Animal Genetics building in 1947. He remained in post until his death in 1975.


6 folders

Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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