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Human Genetics Historical Library Karen F. Pierce
Human Genetics Historical Library – Housed in SCOLAR
Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Newsletter <ul><li>GENETICS AND MEDICINE </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORICAL NETWORK </li>...
Professor Peter S. Harper
Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Website http://www.genmedhist.org
Donations and Bequests Paul Polani 1914-2006 Malcolm Ferguson-Smith 1931-
Human Genetics Historical Library Cataloguer
Growth of Library
Donors to the Library <ul><li>Major donors </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Malcolm Ferguson-Smith   </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Peter ...
Substantial Collections that have Enhanced the Library John H Edwards 1928-2007 Paul Polani 1914-2006
Table of Dewey Numbers Used <ul><li>Dewey Numbers for Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>155.7  Evolutionary psychology, behaviour...
Subject Range of Library According to Dewey Decimal Classmark
Range of Dewey Numbers
Date Range of Books in the Library
Duplicates
Key Items in the Library <ul><li>Galton, Francis (1907) Inquiries into human faculty and its development (2nd ed.)  </li><...
Key Items in the Library (2) Trofim Denisovich Lysenko 1898 –1976 The situation in biological science : proceedings of the...
Key Items in the Library (3) <ul><li>Koltsov – On the structure of DNA and related matters </li></ul>Nikolai Konstantinovi...
Key Items in the Library (4) <ul><li>Julia Bell (1909-1958) The treasury of human inheritance </li></ul><ul><li>Victor McK...
Key Items in the Library (5) <ul><li>Co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 </li></ul>James D. Watson 1928- Franci...
DNA, Chromosomes, and a Genetic Fingerprint
Duplicates
Staff Involved in the Historical Genetics Project in General Peter Keelan (SCOLAR) Tim Powell (Archives) Prof. Peter Harpe...
Exhibition in SCOLAR Peter Keelan, Head of Special Collections & Archives
Exhibition in SCOLAR
Exhibition in SCOLAR
SCOLAR Exhibition on Website http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/libraries/scolar/digital/insrv-scolar-genetics.html
Exhibition in SCOLAR
Refurbished Space and New Rolling Stacks in SCOLAR
Polani Collection Awaiting Cataloguing
Human Genetics Historical Library Resources
Any Questions?
Human Genetics Historical Library Project <ul><li>Dr Karen F. Pierce </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing) <...
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  1. 1. Human Genetics Historical Library Karen F. Pierce
  2. 2. Human Genetics Historical Library – Housed in SCOLAR
  3. 3. Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Newsletter <ul><li>GENETICS AND MEDICINE </li></ul><ul><li>HISTORICAL NETWORK </li></ul><ul><li>www.genmedhist.org </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>NEWSLETTER NO. 7 September 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Editor: Peter S Harper (Email: [email_address] ) </li></ul><ul><li>Brno Workshop, Programme, Workshop Report </li></ul><ul><li>Future Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Human Genetics Historical Library, developments </li></ul><ul><li>Archiving of Personal Scientific Records: the James Renwick Archive </li></ul><ul><li>International Human Genetics Congress, Brisbane, August 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Bookshelf </li></ul><ul><li>Funding Report </li></ul>
  4. 4. Professor Peter S. Harper
  5. 5. Genetics & Medicine Historical Network Website http://www.genmedhist.org
  6. 6. Donations and Bequests Paul Polani 1914-2006 Malcolm Ferguson-Smith 1931-
  7. 7. Human Genetics Historical Library Cataloguer
  8. 8. Growth of Library
  9. 9. Donors to the Library <ul><li>Major donors </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Malcolm Ferguson-Smith </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Peter S. Harper </li></ul><ul><li>Prof Paul Polani </li></ul><ul><li>Prof John H. Edwards </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. P. J. Morrison </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Lionel Penrose (Northwick Park Hospital) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr Stanley Walker (Liverpool Cytogenetics Service) </li></ul><ul><li>Bristol Cytogenetics Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Medical Genetics, Headington Hospital, Oxford </li></ul><ul><li>Minor donors </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Anthony Edwards (Cambridge) </li></ul><ul><li>Ian Fraying </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Peter Beighton (University of Cape Town, South Africa) </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Laurimer </li></ul><ul><li>Dr David Gardner-Medwin </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Norman Nevin (Belfast) </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Sue Povey (Galton Laboratory, London) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr D. M. C. Rourke (Churchill Hospital, Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Prof. Mette Warburg (Copenhagen) </li></ul><ul><li>Cytogenetics Unit, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee </li></ul><ul><li>Regional Medical Genetics Service, Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiff University (various libraries) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Substantial Collections that have Enhanced the Library John H Edwards 1928-2007 Paul Polani 1914-2006
  11. 11. Table of Dewey Numbers Used <ul><li>Dewey Numbers for Genetics </li></ul><ul><li>155.7 Evolutionary psychology, behaviour genetics, environment v. heredity in psychology </li></ul><ul><li>174.2 Medical ethics </li></ul><ul><li>174.295895 Ethics – gene therapy </li></ul><ul><li>304.5 Genetic factors affecting social behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>363.92 Eugenics </li></ul><ul><li>571.85 Developmental genetics </li></ul><ul><li>572.8 Biochemical genetics – cytogenetics, molecular biology, molecular genetics </li></ul><ul><li>572.838 Molecular evolution – radiogenetics, mutagenesis, evolutionary genetics </li></ul><ul><li>572.86 DNA </li></ul><ul><li>572.8633 Genetic code </li></ul><ul><li>572.865 Gene expression </li></ul><ul><li>572.869 Extrachromosomal DNA – cytoplasmic inheritance, mitochondrial DNA </li></ul><ul><li>572.87 Chromosomes </li></ul><ul><li>572.877 Genetic recombination </li></ul><ul><li>576.5 Genetics – heredity, interdisciplinary works on genetics </li></ul><ul><li>576.54 Variation </li></ul><ul><li>576.58 Population genetics </li></ul><ul><li>576.8 Evolution </li></ul><ul><li>579.135 Genetics of micro-organisms </li></ul><ul><li>591.3 Animal genetics </li></ul><ul><li>599.93 Human genetics </li></ul><ul><li>599.945 Dermatoglyphics </li></ul><ul><li>611.018166 Human anatomy – DNA </li></ul><ul><li>611.0181663 Human anatomy – molecular structure – genome mapping </li></ul><ul><li>611.018167 Human anatomy – chromosomes </li></ul><ul><li>616.042 Genetic diseases (hereditary diseases), medical genetics, genetic counselling </li></ul><ul><li>616.043 Congenital diseases </li></ul><ul><li>618.32 Foetal disorders </li></ul><ul><li>618.3204275 Procedures to diagnose genetic diseases in the foetus e.g. amniocentesis and chorionic villi sampling </li></ul><ul><li>631.5233 Agricultural genetics </li></ul><ul><li>636.0896042 Veterinary genetics </li></ul><ul><li>NB – For genetic aspects of specific diseases 042 is added to the number for that disease </li></ul>
  12. 12. Subject Range of Library According to Dewey Decimal Classmark
  13. 13. Range of Dewey Numbers
  14. 14. Date Range of Books in the Library
  15. 15. Duplicates
  16. 16. Key Items in the Library <ul><li>Galton, Francis (1907) Inquiries into human faculty and its development (2nd ed.) </li></ul><ul><li>Galton, Francis (1914) Hereditary genius : an inquiry into its laws and consequences (2nd ed.) </li></ul><ul><li>Jones, Steve & Keynes, Milo (2007, eds.) Twelve Galton lectures : a centenary selection with commentaries [1914-1982]. </li></ul>Francis Galton 1822-1911
  17. 17. Key Items in the Library (2) Trofim Denisovich Lysenko 1898 –1976 The situation in biological science : proceedings of the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences of the U.S.S.R., session: July 31-August 7, 1948 : Verbatim report. Address by T. D. Lysenko Soviet biology : a report / by Trofim Denisovich Lysenko to the Lenin Academy of Agricultural Sciences. 1948
  18. 18. Key Items in the Library (3) <ul><li>Koltsov – On the structure of DNA and related matters </li></ul>Nikolai Konstantinovich Koltsov 1872–1940
  19. 19. Key Items in the Library (4) <ul><li>Julia Bell (1909-1958) The treasury of human inheritance </li></ul><ul><li>Victor McKusick – Mendelian inheritance of man (10 editions, 1966-1992) </li></ul><ul><li>Tage Kemp Institute monographs </li></ul><ul><li>Human gene mapping workshop reports </li></ul>
  20. 20. Key Items in the Library (5) <ul><li>Co-discoverers of the structure of DNA in 1953 </li></ul>James D. Watson 1928- Francis Crick 1916-2004
  21. 21. DNA, Chromosomes, and a Genetic Fingerprint
  22. 22. Duplicates
  23. 23. Staff Involved in the Historical Genetics Project in General Peter Keelan (SCOLAR) Tim Powell (Archives) Prof. Peter Harper Simon Coleman (Archives)
  24. 24. Exhibition in SCOLAR Peter Keelan, Head of Special Collections & Archives
  25. 25. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  26. 26. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  27. 27. SCOLAR Exhibition on Website http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/insrv/libraries/scolar/digital/insrv-scolar-genetics.html
  28. 28. Exhibition in SCOLAR
  29. 29. Refurbished Space and New Rolling Stacks in SCOLAR
  30. 30. Polani Collection Awaiting Cataloguing
  31. 31. Human Genetics Historical Library Resources
  32. 32. Any Questions?
  33. 33. Human Genetics Historical Library Project <ul><li>Dr Karen F. Pierce </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Librarian (Cataloguing) </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
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