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Collection American Genetic Association records
Catalog Number Coll030
Creator American Genetic Association;
Finding Aids Box listing available.
Digital Link Finding aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll030.php
Date 1907-2008; bulk 1907-1934, 1952-2005
Description 8 boxes (8 linear feet)
Scope & Content Contains organizational records and print journals from the American Genetic Association. Includes financial reports, Council meeting minutes, bylaws, annual reports, publication records, membership files and lists, clippings, conference and symposia documents, and materials relating to the 2001 Anthrax scare are included.
Language English (eng)
Admin/Biographical History Founded in 1903 as the American Breeders Association, the American Genetic Association is the oldest professional society devoted to the study of heredity.
Arrangement Materials are unprocessed.
Access Conditions No restrictions. AGA executive director and officers will have full and free access to records.
Copyrights Copyright on all AGA materials are transferred to UMBC with the exception of published print materials including journals, newsletters, books, and Proceedings. Reproductions allowed for research purposes.
Citation American Genetic Association records, Center for Biological Sciences Archives, Collection 30, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).
Provenance and Aquisition Information Boxes were donated in Summer 2008. Additional print journals were acquired in 2009.
Processing Information Collection unprocessed. During rehousing of the material in 2008, stinkbugs were located in the files. The boxes were sent for freezing and vacuuming and were returned in Spring 2009. Special Collections staff vacuumed and refoldered the materials.
Archivist Loeper, Lindsey
Format records (documents)
People American Genetic Association;
Subjects Genetics -- Societies, etc.;
American Genetic Association -- Archives;
Year Range from 1907
Year Range to 2008