Collection Recs A 889 - The Animal's World' by Doris L. MacKinnon

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Recs A 889


The Animal's World' by Doris L. MacKinnon


  • 1936 (Creation)

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1 book

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Biographical history

Doris Livingston MacKinnon ran the Zoology Department at University College, Dundee between 1917-1919 following D'Arcy Thompson's departure. In 1919, Doris went to King's College London and went on to gain her Professorship in 1927. She published extensively on parasites in insects and also studied amoebic dysentery, influenced by her work during the war. She retired in 1949.

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The book was purchased by Dr Morag Martin, Life Sciences, University of Dundee and was displayed alongside items from Archive Services in the HERstory exhibition in Life Sciences in 2017.

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The Animal's World' by Doris L. MacKinnon


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Usually chronological within series.

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Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

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Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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Recs A 889

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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