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Poultry Research Centre reports and associated papers, 1942-1964

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/1

Scope and Contents


  1. typescript bibliography entitled 'Hormone Studies on the Fowl', listing publications by Greenwood and co-workers for the period 1925-1942;
  2. typescript showing three tables of data relating to poultry experiments for the period 1929-1947;
  3. handwritten page chronologically listing the arrivals and departures of staff at the Poultry Research Centre for the period 1947-1949;
  4. typescript titled 'Work and Publications of PRC July 1949-July 1950';
  5. last page of a typescript bibliography apparently detailing Poultry Research Centre publications, lectures and broadcasts (c.1950);
  6. handwritten page listing the number of guests at and costs of annual dinners for the period 1942-1951;
  7. typescript stamped 'Confidential' and titled 'Poultry Research Centre, Edinburgh: Report of the Visiting Group [from the Agricultural Research Council] 1959';
  8. typescript titled 'The Director's Memorandum on Second Year's Progress Following the Report of the Visiting Group to the Poultry Research Centre in 1959', which includes a list of staff 'papers published and in press' for the year 1961;
  9. list of professional staff at the Animal Supply and Research Unit of the British Empire Cancer Campaign and at the Poultry Research Centre itself, and a list of postgraduate degrees, awards and distinctions gained by members of staff and research students (c.1961);
  10. photocopied typescript of an index to Greenwood's publications for the period 1929-1964;
  11. two hand-drawn graphs showing percentage and causes of mortality in survivors [presumably poultry] over six years (nd).


  • Creation: 1942-1964

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1 folder

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Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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