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Darbishire Notebooks

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0103 MS ADD 275
Held at: University College London
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Full title: Darbishire Notebooks
Date(s): c1902-c1904, 1942-1955
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Darbishire | Arthur Dukinfield | 1879-1915 | statistician
Darbishire | Helen | 1881-1961 | scholar and critic
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire (1879-1915) studied heredity. He conducted studies on mice at Balliol College Oxford and Owens College Manchester.

Helen Darbishire (1881-1961), sister of Alfred Dukinfield Darbishire, was Principal of Somerville College Oxford (1931-1945).


Scope and content/abstract:

Twenty-four laboratory notebooks, c1902-c1904, giving records of Alfred Dukinfield Darbishire's studies of 'waltzing mice'; another similar notebook, 1904, latterly used as a visitors' book, 1942-1955, by Helen Darbishire.

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Normal copyright restrictions apply.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transferred from the Department of Statistical Science, University College London, in 1980. Additional notebook given by Dr W D B Darbishire in 1999.

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Date(s) of descriptions:
1999, revised Jul 2001

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