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Society for Experimental Biology, 1923-1924

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8634/G.22

Scope and Contents

Correspondence and printed material relating to the Society for Experimental Biology. Includes: a printed programme and rules of the Society; a letter from R.R. Gates to Bateson (28 Jan. 1924) stating that he had been co-opted as a member of the Council; correspondence with Julian Huxley including a letter in which Bateson outlines his understanding of the term 'genetics' (10 Feb. 1924; item 7 [7:1]); and letters concerning Bateson's reluctance to take up the position on the basis that it infringed the scope of the Genetics Society, including correspondence with Lancelot Hogben.


  • Creation: 1923-1924


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20 item(s) (20 items; paper) : paper

Language of Materials



Former reference: MS Add.8634/G.29

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