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Mouse Atlas Archive: Matthew H Kaufman collection of glass slides showing sections of mouse embryos at various stages of development

Identifier: Coll-1829

Content Description

Collection of histological sections on glass slides of the mouse embryo at all stages of development created by Professor Matthew Kaufman between c. 1975-1990. Also includes two volumes for which the collection was used ('The Anatomical Basis of Mouse Development' and 'Kaufman's Atlas of Mouse Development Supplement - with coronal sections'); a file of supporting documents (an index to the embryos in each box and the identification of sections used in the Atlas); and prints of cross-sections mounted on board (x 2 items).


  • Existence: Majority of material found within 1975-1990


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Conditions Governing Access

Open, but please contact the repository in advance.
Need a microscope and specialist handling (glass slides).


8.3 linear metres (84 boxes of slides and 1 archival box) : Small rectangular boxes containing glass slides

85 boxes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in August 2017 by Richard Baldock. Accession no SC-Acc-2017-0149.

Related Materials

See Coll-1808: Material relating to the research and interests of Matthew H. Kaufman, 1990-2006.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Lorraine McLoughlin and Aline Brodin in November 2017.
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

Centre for Research Collections
University of Edinburgh Main Library
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LJ Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379