Reference numberMDA/C/6/3
Previous numbersC.1.9
TitlePapers relating to an award from the Darwin Research Fund to John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, for Mr F. Minns
DescriptionPrimarily comprises of correspondence relating to the Royal Society's awards from the Darwin Research Fund, applied for by John Burdon Sanderson Haldane, for work on selection and variation in Drosophila melanogaster insects, to be carried out by Dr C.L. Gordon and F. Minns

Correspondents include John Burdon Sanderson Haldane; J.W. Edwards; Assistant Secretary to the Royal Society; Messrs Coutts & Company; Sir Henry George Lyons, Royal Society Treasurer.

Includes discussion of the grant application for £200; the possibility of the statistical work being impaired by the wild population of the insect; approval of the application by Council, 1 November 1935; payment of Minns monthly salary, including a request to stop payment of a lost cheque dated 31 August 1936 and an enquiry regarding how long Haldane requires Minns to be paid for; a summary by Lyons of the remaining money from the grant, and a reminder that any application for a further grant should be made at once, 2 February 1937.
Extent1 file
Physical descriptionOn paper
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA6225Haldane; John Burdon Sanderson (1892 - 1964); geneticist1892 - 1964
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