Correspondence concerning Ferguson-Smith's appointment to the lectureship in Medical Genetics at the University of Glasgow

Scope and Content

Contents of Ferguson-Smith's envelope so inscribed: 1960-1961 Correspondence with Professors Cappell and Pontecorvo, and Dr Bernard Lennox concerning the appointment of MAFS to the lectureship in Medical Genetics, Dept. Genetics, Glasgow University .

Includes application for expenses for the establishment of a cytogenetics laboratory at Glasgow. Correspondence with Professor Daniel Fowler Cappell, Dr Bernard Lennox, Professor Guido Pontecorvo, Dr J M Johnston, Patricia M Ellis and Miss Elizabeth Boyd covers Ferguson-Smith's experiences of working at the John Moore Clinic at John Hopkins Hospital, developments in the Pathology and Genetics Departments at the University of Glasgow, and the establishment of a lectureship on Medical Genetics. There is also correspondence with the National Foundation, Medical Research Council, and Great Britain and Northern Ireland Scottish Home and Health Department Advisory Committee on Medical Research relating to funding for research projects.