Reference numberMDA/C/14
Alternative reference number174C
Previous numbersC.3.1
TitlePapers relating to the Horace Darwin Fund
DescriptionCorrespondence and other material on the donation of cash and equipment from Horace Darwin Fund, to locations in Czechoslovakia. Instruments to the value of just over £5,000 were offered by the Scientific Instrument Manufacturers' Association of Great Britain, with cash donations of £2,212 to the Horace Darwin Fund (by October 1946). These were distributed 'for the re-equipment of laboratories and institutions in devastated Europe'. The file commences with a list of instruments, including electronic relays, epidiascopes and microscopes, distributed to individuals and scientific departments.
Extent1 file
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
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