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Correspondence between Beale and various concerning his Verbena research, 1936-1940

Identifier: Coll-1255/7/4

Scope and Contents

The correspondence concerns Beale's efforts to obtain seeds of different Verbena species for his research. There are also items of correspondence with Reginald Punnett concerning the publication of Beale's two papers on Verbena in the Journal of Genetics.


  • Creation: 1936-1940

Language of Materials

English French 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

Beale was working at this time at the John Innes Horticultural Institution (as it was then known). 'The genetics of Verbena I' appeared in the Journal of Genetics, 37 in 1939 and his collaborative paper with Rose Scott-Moncrieff and J.R. Price, 'The genetics of Verbena II: Chemistry of the flower colour variations' appeared in 1940.


1 folder

Physical Location


Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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