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Appleton, Edward Victor, Sir, 1892-1965 -- Correspondence

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence regarding general Epigenetics Research Group matters, 1962-1972

Identifier: Coll-41/8/7/8
Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Edward Appleton to the MRC accepting the Council's offer of financial support for the Research Group (30 May 1962); correspondence concerning Charlotte Auerbach and the Mutagenesis Unit; and correspondence concerning the building of and alterations to the Epigenetics Building (1967-1972).

Dates: 1962-1972

Drafts and notes relating to the Agricultural Research Council enquiry and surrounding issues, c.1951

Identifier: Coll-1391/3
Scope and Contents

Contains Sang's handwritten notes on meetings, conversations and lines of thought regarding possible responses or actions to the preparation of the Agricultural Research Council enquiry and its aftermath. There are also annotated drafts of letters to individuals such as Edward Appleton, William K. Slater and W.G Alexander of the Agricultural Research Council, as well as Sang's 'Memorandum on the affairs of the Genetics Laboratory'.

Much material is undated.

Dates: c.1951

General: 1949, 1949

Identifier: BAI 1/17/30
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and related items, including letters from his wife Florence Jewel Baillie, his brother Donald Macpherson Baillie, Sir Edward Victor Appleton, Henry Pitney Van Dusen, Hugh Martin and Thomas Forsyth Torrance. Includes material relating the University of Edinburgh, clothing ration books, a paper on eschatology and items relating to an insurance claim due to illness.

Dates: 1949

Letter to Lady Thomson from Sir Edward Appleton, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, 16 Feb 1955

Identifier: Coll-1310/1/1/26/24
Scope and Contents

Appleton offers his condolences on behalf of the whole University, stating how much Thomson meant to the University, and referring to his influence on the many students he taught.

Dates: 16 Feb 1955

Papers of Sir Edward Victor Appleton

 Fonds — Box MS.2300
Identifier: Coll-37
Scope and Contents The papers, which are substantial, deal almost exclusively with Appleton's scientific work. There is little personal or private correspondence and almost no surviving material, apart from lectures, speeches and addresses, relating to his public life as scientific administrator or university principal. There are, however, a good run of diaries and engagement books and extensive folders of notes, research ideas, manuscript calculations and data from all periods of Appleton's career, as well as...
Dates: c 1918-1973

Papers relating to the administration of the Ford Foundation grant I, 1960-1972

Identifier: Coll-1364/2/1/1
Scope and Contents

Contains: correspondence chiefly between C.H Waddington and the Ford Foundation, Solly Zuckerman, Edward Appleton and Beatty, concerning the application process, associated equipment, salary matters and building works. Also present are typescripts of annual grant reports and details of expenditure to the Foundation.

No correspondence exists between 1960 and 1963.

Dates: 1960-1972

Papers relating to the official Agricultural Research Council enquiry into the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation, 1950-1952

Identifier: Coll-1391/2
Scope and Contents Contains chiefly correspondence between Sang and individuals within the Agricultural Research Council (ARC); namely the chairman, Lord Victor Rothschild, the secretary, Sir William K. Slater and a senior official, W.G Alexander. Also contains correspondence with colleagues at the genetics section of the Animal Breeding and Genetics Research Organisation, chiefly Cecil Gordon and C.H Waddington as well as the Principal of the University of Edinburgh, Edward Appleton. The papers chiefly...
Dates: 1950-1952