Papers of James Henderson Sang
Scope and Contents
The material here covers solely Sang's appointment to the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation and the subsequent difficulties within the Organisation, including matters surrounding the official ARC enquiry. Contains:
Coll-1391/1: Papers concerning Sang's appointment at the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation (May-June 1948);
Coll-1391/2: Papers relating to the official Agricultural Research Council enquiry (1950-1952);
Coll-1391/3: Drafts and notes relating to the ARC enquiry and surrounding issues (c.1951).
- Creation: 1948-1952
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Conditions Governing Access
Some material is restricted and cannot be produced.
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Head of Special Collections.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
0.2 linear metres (1 'A' box)
The original system of arrangement has been maintained. Papers are arranged in reverse chronological order within folders.
Upon receipt of the material in September 2012, the papers were housed in archival enclosures.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to Edinburgh University Library Special Collections, in September 2012.
As far as is known, the material has not been appraised.
Further accruals unlikely.
Existence and Location of Originals
This material is original.
Existence and Location of Copies
No known copies.
Catalogued by Clare Button November 2013
- The papers of James Henderson Sang, biologist and geneticist
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