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Hutchinson, Sir Joseph Burtt, 1902-1988 (Knight, geneticist and agriculturist)

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Dates

  • Existence: 1902 - 1988

Biography

After a career as a plant geneticist in Trinidad, India, Sudan and Uganda, Sir Joseph Hutchinson returned to Cambridge in 1957 as Drapers' Professor of Agriculture and fellow of St. John's College (of which he had been an undergraduate). He held the Drapers' chair until the School of Agriculture was closed in 1969, and continued to live in Cambridge until his death in 1988.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from J. B. Hutchinson to Peter Hawkes; Cambridge, 20 Feb. 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9846/98
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters and related items, mostly addressed to the editors of the Cambridge Review, and predominantly to Peter Hawkes. Some letters were intended for publication; most of the others concern the contribution (or otherwise) of articles and book reviews.

Dates: 20 Feb. 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds — Box: MS Add.9847: Box 1

Professor Sir Joseph Hutchinson: correspondence on early agriculture,1967-80

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9847
Scope and Contents

The material catalogued below mostly dates from the period of Hutchinson's retirement, and relates to his interest in the early history of agriculture in Britain, Greece and the Indian sub-continent.

Dates: 1967-1980
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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