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Fonds EMS - Edinburgh Microscopical Society
Reports

Identity area

Reference code

GB235 EMS

Title

Edinburgh Microscopical Society

Date(s)

  • 1977 - 2000 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

1 ledger, 1 boxfile and 1 lever arch ringbinder

Context area

Name of creator

Edinburgh Microscopical Society

Biographical history

Archival history

The Society was set up in the 1960s as the Edinburgh Electron Microscope Society to promote the use of Scanning Electron Microscopes; name changed to Edinburgh Microscopical Society [in the late 1980s] before the Society folded in 2000. In 2016 the files were transferred by Frieda Christie to the Archives at RBGE.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

1 ledger, 1 boxfile and 1 lever arch ring binder of material relating to the running of the Edinburgh Microscopical Society

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Some membership information may be restricted due to the Data Protection Act. Open access to minutes.

Conditions governing reproduction

Permission required from RBGE

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Description control area

Description identifier

EMS

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Status

Draft

Level of detail

Minimal

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