Papers of Guido Pontecorvo, personal and family photographs and negatives
- UGC 198/10
- Part of:
- Papers of Guido Pellegrino Arrigo Pontecorvo, geneticist, Professor of Genetics, University of Glasgow, Scotland
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
Science photograph album, including photographs of Pontecorvo with notable scientific colleagues at conferences and lectures, at the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium in 1946, and at the Institute of Genetics at the University of Glasgow;
80th birthday photograph album compiled for Pontecorvo by friends and colleagues at the Institute of Genetics at the University of Glasgow to celebrate his 80th birthday. Contains photographs of the Institute of Genetics, old friends and colleagues, Glasgow and Loch Lomond, and 80th birthday celebrations in Pisa, Italy. Copies of photographs were submitted by friends and colleagues and added to the album;
Loose bundles of photographs and negatives of Pontecorvo with family and friends at various occasions over the years, including photographs of Pontecorvo as a young man, photographs of Pontecorvo at his Swiss chalet in St Luc, photographs of Pontecorvo at various birthday celebrations, photographs of Pontecorvo with friends and colleagues at genetics meetings and conferences, and the opening of the new building for the Institute of Genetics at the University of Glasgow.
This description is part of the main Guido Pontecorvo collection which has been divided into the following sections, each with its own separate description:
UGC 198/1, biographical material;
UGC 198/2, career and appointments;
UGC 198/3, genetics research correspondence;
UGC 198/4, alpine research correspondence;
UGC 198/5, material relating to research trips abroad;
UGC 198/6, research slides;
UGC 198/7, publications;
UGC 198/8, lectures and broadcasts;
UGC 198/9, personal and family material;
UGC 198/10, personal photographs and slides.
The Wellcome Library does not hold a digitised copy of all items in this section as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics. Negatives within this section have not been digitised. Items from UGC 198/10 can be viewed in the searchroom at Archive Services, University of Glasgow. Please visit the Glasgow University Archive Services website or see the complete catalogue for full details.