Contains: A copy of Auerbach's PhD thesis, with handwritten corrections; Charlotte Auerbach's degree and honorary degree certificates, as well certificates relating various medals and prizes; correspondence with various societies and organisations; biographical papers relating to Auerbach collected by Geoffrey Beale in preparation of his biographical memoir of Auerbach for the Royal Society. These papers include copies of some of Auerbach's published books, cassette tapes of interviews between Beale and Auerbach and original papers of Auerbach's dating from the 1940s; notebooks and a microscope belonging to Auerbach.
Material relating to Charlotte Auerbach
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- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-1266
- Dates of Creation1935-1995
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialMultiple languagesEnglish, German, Russian
- Physical Description1.4 linear metres 3 'A' boxes; 1 'D' box (part); 2 outsize items; 1 outsize box
Scope and Content
This material is open.
This collection is made up of various accessions, received at Edinburgh University Library Special Collections by transfer from the University of Edinburgh's School of Biological Sciences, as follows:
The following books have been separated from this material and catalogued as part of the Rare Books collection:
Separated from Acc.2010.7: 'Freedom and Reality, Enoch Powell, Charlotte Auerbach's copy (Shelfmark: RB.S.2996);
Separated from Acc.99/027: 'Mutation Research' (1976) – with Auerbach's signature and inserted page of annotations (shelfmark: RB.S.2995); Russian edition of 'Mutation Research' (shelfmark: RB.S.2997); 'Heredity' (1965) – with Auerbach's signature (shelfmark: RB.S.2994); 'The Science of Genetics' (1962) (shelfmark: RB.S.2993).
Separated from Acc.15/014: Auerbach's copy of 'Studies in Mutagenesis, ed. F.H. Sobels (1969) (Shelfmark: RB.S.2908).