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Crew, F. A. E. (Francis Albert Eley), 1888-1973 -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Assortment of items from bound volume, 1927-1936, 1927-1936

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/5/1
Scope and Contents Contains: Animal Breeding Research Department annual reports 1926-1928 (2 reports); letter from F.A.E Crew to the University of Melbourne recommending Greenwood to the degree of DSc, including bibliography of research work (October 1930); three menus from the Cunard shipping company (January 1931); press cuttings concerning the Keith and Neil Prizes (1932); article about the Harper Adams conference (August 1933); reprint of article 'Edinburgh' by J. Russell Greig from The...
Dates: 1927-1936

Assortment of items from bound volume, 1940-1948, 1940-1948

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/5/2
Scope and Contents

Contains: letter from F.A.E Crew to Greenwood handing over control of the Institute of Animal Genetics due to the Second World War (February 1940); newspaper clippings (1942-1946); certificate and photographs relating to Greenwood's Home Guard service (1940-1944); report listing poultry research centres in America, material relating to the 8th World's Poultry Congress, Copenhagen (August 1948); various correspondence, photographs newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates: 1940-1948

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): Compliments slip, Jonathan Cape, Publisher - Crew. 39 News clippping, Daily Telegraph 23 May 1954? 'Twin chicks hatched. First in Britain' - Crew. 56 ...
Dates: 1950-1970

Correspondence, 1934-1984

Identifier: Coll-1057/3/2
Scope and Contents

The correspondence deals with Greenwood's experimental work, the establishing and furnishing of the Poultry Research Centre, staff and salary matters. Also present are two items of correspondence from the PRC to Greenwood's widow Josephine Greenwood (1984) concerning her late husband's biographical details.

Dates: 1934-1984

Correspondence, 1925-1992

 File — Box EUA-A-63
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/3
Scope and Contents Correspondence is all in photocopied form, apart from original correspondence between F.A.E Crew and Charlotte Burghes (later Haldane) of the Science News Service concerning the submission of articles written by Crew. Most of the correspondence is from or to the International Education Board (a subsidiary of the Rockefeller Foundation, whose £30,000 grant in 1927 went towards the endowment of a Chair of Animal Genetics) and the Board of Agriculture for Scotland. Matters concern the...
Dates: 1925-1992

Correspondence concerning departmental and research matters, volume 2, 1945-1957

Identifier: Coll-41/9/3/2
Scope and Contents

The file contains: correspondence with the University of Edinburgh concerning the post of Chair of Animal Genetics, including an offer letter (December 1946); papers relating to salary, lectures and proposed arrangements for the Institute of Animal Genetics such as accommodation. Also present is correspondence from individuals including F.A.E Crew, James Ritchie and R.G White.

Dates: 1945-1957

Correspondence regarding F.A.E Crew's bequest to the Institute Library, 1968-1992

 File — Box EUA-A-66, Box: data_value_missing_b6eab8541aea4c0d92f5e8f535ccb704, Box: data_value_missing_bcda03cd979be0a4e63347dd555f4744
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/A1/7
Scope and Contents

The material also contains a list of the books bequeathed to the Institute by Crew, and related correspondence, including two letters from Crew to Waddington about the bequest, and letters between the Institute and Crew's family about the eventual despatch of the books. There is also present a copy of Waddington's additional note on Crew's obituary which he sent to The Times.

Dates: 1968-1992

Correspondence regarding Geoffrey Beale's collation of research materials concerning Charlotte Auerbach, 1992-1995

 File — Box CLX-A-1536
Identifier: Coll-1266/4/10
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence between Geoffrey Beale and various institutions and individuals regarding the collation of research materials for Beale's preparation of the Royal Society biographical memoir on Auerbach. Correspondents include the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Technische Universitat Berlin and the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The material includes photocopies of correspondence between F.A.E Crew and various during the 1930s, concerning obtaining grants for the continuation of...
Dates: 1992-1995

File titled 'Foreign Scientists', 1942-1951

Identifier: Coll-41/10/23
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence with various prominent international scientists, chiefly on the subject of research questions or acknowledgements of books/publications received. Correspondents include: Jean Brachet (concerning 'Lysenkoism'), Buzzati-Traverso, Julian Huxley, H.J Bhabha (concerning Indian students studying genetics in the UK), Theodosius Dobzhansky (concerning the arrival of Ukrainian scientist Boris Balinsky at the Institute of Animal Genetics in 1947). Also present is...
Dates: 1942-1951

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Francis Albert Eley Crew, 25 November 1931

Identifier: Coll-14/9/37/5
Scope and Contents

Crew congratulates Ewart on his 80th birthday and writes that 'so long as biology exists,so long will your name be quoted.'

Dates: 25 November 1931