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Collection of inserts - letters, notes, printed items - found in titles in the library of F. A. E. Crew

 Collection — Box: CLX-A-1555, Folder: Coll-1791 / SC-Acc-2016-0172
Identifier: Coll-1791

Content Description

Collection of inserts - letters, notes, printed items - found in titles in the library of F. A. E. Crew, and these are (with shelfmark references to the monograph in which he item was inserted):

  1. Compliments slip, Jonathan Cape, Publisher - Crew. 39
  2. News clippping, Daily Telegraph 23 May 1954? 'Twin chicks hatched. First in Britain' - Crew. 56
  3. Letter, ts, 16 March 1970, from Roland Grant, William Heineman Ltd., Publishers, about sending of advance copy of 'The vocabulary of science' by Lancelot Hogben - Crew. 61
  4. 3 x reviews, cuttings from: Observer Review 26 April 1970, 'Benighted attitudes' by Arthur Koestler, on work by Gerald Leach; The Listener 30 April 1970, 'Liaisons with Levi-Strauss - Godfrey Lienhardt writes about two new books by Edmund Leach; and [untitled], 'Controlling the Life Technologies', Antony Flew - Crew. 63
  5. Numerous copies of reviews of Sex determination from different journals, and 1 x letter, ts, 11 January 1967, from Prof. Dr. Warwick Estevam Kerr - Crew. 108
  6. Aims of H. G. Wells Society - Crew. 116
  7. Review of Biology and ethics in [untitled] journal,A. P. Thomson - Crew. 119
  8. Numerous reviews on a work about J. B. S. Haldane, including reviews by C. P. Snow, and by Malcolm Muggeridge, along with biography of Haldane by M. J. D. White - Crew. 136
  9. Letter, ms, 26 January 1969, from [signature unclear], Cluny Drive, Edinburgh - Crew. 137
  10. Selection of poultry feathers, and poultry feathers in illustration from American Poultry Journal Vol.61, No.11., November 1930, and article on 'Old English game' from Poultry World, 18 January 1973 - Crew. 138
  11. Article from Poultry World, 5 December 1968, p.103, 'Standard breeding. Autosexing breeds', by H. Easton Smith - Crew. 167
  12. 2 x letters, ms, 15 June 1957, from Dick Ellis, and ts, 10 may 1966, from J. A. Gibson, J. & A. Churchill Ltd., Publishers, re: Ellis' Child Health and Development - Crew. 168
  13. 2 x cuttings, one from BMJ 21 September 1968, review of Elements of medical genetics Alan E. H. Emery, and another on 'rare breeds' from title [unknown] - Crew. 174
  14. Notice of death of Bohumil Němec, died 7 April 1966 - Crew. 224
  15. Cutting from The Lancet 8 November 1969, pp.991-992, 'Annotations' - Crew. 255
  16. Letter, ts, 30 January 1970, from Dr. Milan Jakubíček - Crew. 263
  17. Compliments slip, Longman, Publisher - Crew. 266
  18. Compliments slip, British Egg Marketing Board - Crew. 267
  19. Letter, ts, 9 February 1967, from C. M. Hann - Crew. 268
  20. Compliments slip, Pergamon Press - Crew. 276


  • Creation: 1950-1970


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0.05 linear metres

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred in 2016. Accession no. SC-Acc-2016-0172.

Collection of inserts - letters, notes, printed items - found in titles in the library of F. A. E. Crew
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