Papers of Dr James Harrison Renwick, material relating to societies and organisations
- UGC 155/6
- Part of
- Papers of Dr James Harrison Renwick, 1926-1994, geneticist, University of Glasgow, Scotland
- Archives and manuscripts
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About this work
This material documents Renwick's involvement with fourteen UK, overseas and international bodies, The most fully documented are the Developmental Pathology Society (1971-1991) and the Genetics Society (1954-1991). A number of the organisations are represented by Renwick's refereeing of grant proposals.
This description is part of the main James Harrison Renwick collection which has been divided into the following sections, each with its own separate description:
A digitised copy is held by the Wellcome Library as part of Codebreakers: Makers of Modern Genetics. Only the front page of publications have been digitised. Items restricted in accordance with Data Protection legislation have not been digitised. Items not digitised may 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.
Arranged into series alphabetically by organisation or society name and files and items within the series are arranged in chronological order.
James (Jim) Harrison Renwick was a Titular Professor of Genetics at the University from 1967-1968. He joined the Department of Genetics in 1959 as a Research Fellow and was appointed to Senior Lecturer in 1960 and a Reader in 1966. He made a fundamental contribution to modern genetics, in particular to the development of human gene mapping that paved the way for the Human Genome Project. For a biography see the full James Harrison Renwick collection description.