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Correspondence with the Commonwealth Bureau of Animal Genetics, 1947-1989

Identifier: EUA IN23/1/4/9

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence chiefly concerning the Bureau's renting of accommodation from ABRO (and later IAPGR). Also contains some general correspondence between R.G. White and J.P. Maule concerning Animal Breeding Abstracts and other publications as well as requests for scientific information.


  • Creation: 1947-1989

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This material is held offsite. As such we need advance notice of any consultation. The lead time will be dependent on the quantity and complexity of what is requested. Please contact the Archives Manager in the first instance.

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Biographical / Historical

The Imperial (later the Commonwealth) Bureau of Animal Genetics was established in 1930 to disseminate information through reviews and bibliographies, with Animal Breeding Abstracts being first published in 1933. The Bureau was originally housed within the Institute of Animal Genetics Buildings on the King's Buildings site.


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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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