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Correspondence with Klaus Heckmann, 1963-1999

Identifier: Coll-1255/2/8

Scope and Contents

Correspondence chiefly concerns arrangements for Heckmann's visit to Edinburgh in 1964, Beale's visits to Germany, his role as an academic referee for Heckmann and Heckmann's assistance in Beale's research for Charlotte Auerbach's biographical memoir. Also contains a copy of Heckmann's retirement speech from the University of Münster (in German) and several offprints of Heckmann's papers.

Heckmann's replies to Beale are in German.


  • 1963-1999

Language of Materials

English German

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Where noted, the researcher may be required to complete a Data Protection undertaking form. A small amount of material is restricted and cannot be produced.

Biographical / Historical

Klaus Heckmann visited Beale's laboratory at the Institute of Animal Genetics, Edinburgh, for a short period during 1964.


1 folder

Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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