Arthur Troughton Papers,

Scope and Content

Research papers of Arthur Troughton, comprising manuscript and typescript drafts of his proposed book, 'The Grasses. Their Structure and Growth', with related research material, [c. 1948]-[1982].

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Arthur Troughton (1927-1982) joined the staff of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station in Aberystwyth in 1948, firstly in the Grassland Agronomy Department and later in the Department of Developmental Gebetics. He was a well-known figure in agricultural circles, and his contribution to agricultural research was recognised both nationally and internationally. His chosen speciality was the study of the root systems of herbage plants. He published numerous scientific papers and articles.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by William Troughton, Aberystwyth, the son of Arthur Troughton, in January 1993.

Note

Dr Arthur Troughton (1927-1982) joined the staff of the Welsh Plant Breeding Station in Aberystwyth in 1948, firstly in the Grassland Agronomy Department and later in the Department of Developmental Gebetics. He was a well-known figure in agricultural circles, and his contribution to agricultural research was recognised both nationally and internationally. His chosen speciality was the study of the root systems of herbage plants. He published numerous scientific papers and articles.

Title supplied from contents of fonds

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Minor Lists and Summaries 1993, p.79, at the National Library of Wales. The catalogue can be accessed online.

Archivist's Note

November 2003

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: NLW, Minor Lists and Summaries 1993; Welsh Plant Breeding Station Annual Report for 1982.

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Usual copyright regulations apply.

Appraisal Information

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Related Material

The AFRC Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research (WPBS) Archives are held at the National Library of Wales.

Additional Information

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