Papers of Dr James Harrison Renwick, biographical material

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Administrative / Biographical History

James (Jim) Harrison Renwick was a Titular Professor of Genetics at the University from 1967-1968. He joined the Department of Genetics in 1959 as a Research Fellow and was appointed to Senior Lecturer in 1960 and a Reader in 1966. He made a fundamental contribution to modern genetics, in particular to the development of human gene mapping that paved the way for the Human Genome Project. For a biography see the full James Harrison Renwick collection description.

Arrangement

Mantained in the original order in which it was received.

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and National Council on Archives,Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Sub-fonds level description compiled by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), November 2010. Lower level description originally compiled by Timothy E Powell and Peter Harper from the National Cataloguing Unit for the Archives of Contemporary Scientists, University of Bath, in 2006 and later edited by by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), June 2010.