Research correspondence markedGlasgow: current research (up to 1960)

Scope and Content

Correspondence covers a variety of different research topics with many notable geneticists, as well as the development of Pontecorvo's scientific ideas.

Administrative / Biographical History

During this period Pontecorvo was working at the University of Glasgow and developing his ideas on recombination and the parasexual cycle as well as experimenting with Aspergillus nidulans and Aspergillus nidulans.


Arranged chronologically within series. Each bundle is kept in the original order which is usually chronological or reverse chronological.