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Correspondence of Alexander E.R. Aggasiz

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Identifier: Coll-96
Scope and Contents

The correspondence of Alexander E. R. Agassiz is mainly about coral reefs. There are letters to Sir Charles Wyville Thomson and to Sir John Murray (1841-1914). There is also material on Agassiz's life and scientific work.

Dates: circa 1867-1910
H.M.S. Challenger Moored at St. Paul's Rocks, Aug 28/73
H.M.S. Challenger Moored at St. Paul's Roc...

HMS Challenger Papers

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Identifier: Coll-46
Scope and Contents At Gen.28-31 the Challenger Papers contain sheets of plates illustrating various marine life forms, and original drawings of marine life forms; engravings, lithographs, photographs, etc. of marine life forms; drawing and engravings of Challenger equipment; and, statistical material, graphs, charts and maps. There are drawings, engravings and photographs of Challenger personnel at various tasks, and of Challenger and its interiors; and, pictures of people and places (not Challenger...
Dates: 1872-1876

Papers of Conrad Hal Waddington

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Identifier: Coll-41
Scope and Contents Contains: laboratory notebooks and bundles of research notes, including many from Waddington's early years of research in Cambridge in the 1930s; manuscripts, typescripts and related correspondence, including draft manuscripts of New Patterns in Genetics and Development and Principes of Development and Differentiation, and...
Dates: 1923-1976

Papers of Martin Rivers Pollock

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Identifier: Coll-1586
Scope and Contents Section A, Biographical, is very slight. It includes an obituary and a copy of Pollock's curriculum vitae. Of particular note are correspondence and papers relating to Pollock's difficulties in obtaining a visa to visit the USA in 1967 and 1970.Section B, Medical Research Council, documents Pollock's time at the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR), Mill Hill, London, from 1948 to 1964, shortly before his departure for Edinburgh....
Dates: ca 1934-2000

Papers of Michael L. Ryder

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Identifier:  Coll-1702
Scope and Contents Papers are sorted in box files by subject, on the following topics:- Ryder's book 'Sheep and Man', including original illustrations and correspondence (15 box files); textiles and weaving (3 box files); - Sheep and wool in the Mediterranean, Central Europe and the Middle East (3 box files); - Skin biology, wool and other animal hair, wool colour (7 box files); - St Kilda, Orkney and Shetland sheep (2 box files); - Archaeological textiles, clothing, rugs and...
Dates: c.1950s-2000s

Papers of Professor Richard Penry Ambler

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1577
Scope and Contents

This collection contains material related to molecular biologist Richard Penry Ambler. It reflects a career devoted to research into protein sequencing at the Department of Molecular Biolgy at the University of Edinburgh.

Dates: 1950-2002

Papers of Professor Sir Kenneth Murray

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Identifier: Coll-1527
Content Description This archive comprises the personal and working papers of Kenneth Murray, including: awards and honours; biographical materials including photographs and films; material relating to Kenneth's education and early career, including school certificates; personal and professional correspondence; papers relating to Kenneth's's work at the University of Edinburgh, including departmental papers, teaching materials and staff and student files; papers relating to Biogen, including a large number of...
Dates: 1940-2015

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