History of Genetics

Our History of Genetics Library contains 4,000 books on:

  • Charles Darwin
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Anthropology
  • Biogeography
  • Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Microscopy
  • Science and religion
  • Population
  • Popular science

The Library holds works on heredity by geneticists, biometricians, and cell biologists from around the world including;

  • Gregor Mendel
  • William Bateson
  • Hugo de Vries
  • Francis Galton
  • Karl Pearson
  • T H Morgan

The History of Genetics library is complimented by two annotated libraries in the John Innes Archive: the William Bateson and Cyril Darlington libraries.

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