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Papers of Alan W. Greenwood

Identifier: Coll-1057
Scope and Contents Contains: academic certificates of Alan Greenwood and Janet Alison Vera Crockett; papers relating to the Institute of Animal Genetics, including a notebook detailing various poultry experiments, a report from the Institute (1943-1944) and various historical memoranda; papers relating to the Poultry Research Centre; reprints of journal articles and...
Dates: 19th century-1984

Papers of Gerald Wiener relating to the history and research of the Animal Breeding Research Organisation

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-1440
Identifier: Coll-1701
Content Description Contains photocopied documents relating to the proposed cuts and changes to ABRO's research programme.At SC-Acc-2021-0083 there is a Word document entitled "The need for food: the history of the Animal Breeding Research Organisation, before Dolly – an eyewitness account." written by Gerald Wiener in 2021. Wiener was the deputy director of the Animal Breeding Research Organisation (ABRO) until his retirement in 1986. He was also one of the scientific staff appointed to ABRO in...
Dates: 1982; 2021

Papers of Godfrey H. Thomson

Identifier: Coll-1310
Scope and Contents Biographical and personal papers, c mid 19th century-1972; Publications authored and co-authored by Thomson, 1904-1954; Unpublished materials by Thomson, 1897-1954; Publications collected by Thomson regarding education, intelligence, psychology, and statistics, 1879-1971 Unpublished material collected by Thomson and authored by others, c mid 20th...
Dates: c1890s-1978

Papers of James Cossar Ewart

Identifier: Coll-14
Scope and Contents Contains: Coll-14/1 - Medals, including those presented at school in Penicuik and while at Edinburgh University. There are also medals won for prize animals at various shows; Coll-14/2 - Certifcates, Diplomas and Letters of Appointment, including Ewart's medical qualification certificates, and his commission of appointment to the Regius Professorship of Natural History at the University...
Dates: 1866-1935

Papers of Martin Rivers Pollock

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 Norman McOmish Dott

 Fonds — Container: Gen.2085 (28 boxes )
Identifier: Coll-32
Scope and Contents The papers fully document all of Dott’s principal activities. In addition, there are Dott's careful lecture notes which illustrate the development of the teaching of neurosurgery at Edinburgh, while the correspondence with Cushing, Jefferson and others traces the leading organisations and leading personalities in the field, especially in the second quarter of the century. There is also an extensive record of many aspects of public health in Scotland, relating chiefly to the care of the...
Dates: c 1922-1973

Papers of Professor Walter Ledermann

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-667
Identifier: Coll-1064
Scope and Contents

The collection largely consists of letters from Godfrey Thomson to Ledermann. Many are highly mathematical in content, containing formulae and mathematical notation, though they also regard social events and contain enquiries from Thomson with regards to the safety of Ledermann's family throughout the war.

Dates: 1937-1954

Papers relating to Geoffrey McKay Gibbon, Surgeon aboard RRS 'Discovery II'

Identifier: Coll-1182
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of: a letter from Mrs. M. D. Gibbon from their residence in Welwyn Garden City to the Registrar of the General Medical Council (Scottish Branch) indicating that her husband is absent and aboard the R.R.S. 'Discovery II'; and, the returnable component of the form sent by the Registrar of the General Medical Council (Scottish Branch), 12 Queen Street, Edinburgh, to Geoffrey McKay Gibbon presumably c/o Foreign Fleet Division, G.P.O. The form had been returned and...
Dates: 1932

Paterson, Jane E.

Identifier: GD1-90
Scope and Contents

Medical Social Work Student Interview forms and other papers 1967-1978; punch cards; documents and reports 1965-1980; tutor interview papers 1977-1979; teaching papers 1974

Dates: 1965-1979

Reprints and lectures of Alan William Greenwood

Identifier: Coll-1700
Scope and Contents

Contains 7 bound volumes of Alan Greenwood's reprints and three folders of lectures and articles by Greenwood.

Dates: 1923-1959

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