William Bateson Letter, page 1

First page of a 1905 letter written by William Bateson, first Director of the John Innes Institute, to Adam Sedgewick, Cambridge professor. Bateson coined the term "genetics" in this letter.

john innes institute, william bateson, adam sedgewick, genetics, gallery 5

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16196. Gallery 5: William Bateson Letter, page 2

Letter in which Bateson coined the term "genetics."

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16206. Biography 5: William Bateson (1861-1926)

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16197. Gallery 5: William Bateson Portrait

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16193. Gallery 5: Reginald Punnett

Reginald Punnett was the first Professor of Genetics at Cambridge.

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16201. Gallery 5: William Bateson's work discussed in a letter

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16199. Gallery 5: William Bateson and R.A. Emerson, 1922

William Bateson (left) with R.A. Emerson, 1922.

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16200. Gallery 5: William Bateson and Wilhelm Johannsen, 1924

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16198. Gallery 5: William Bateson at Cornell, 1921

William Bateson on a visit to Cornell. Also in photo, A.H. Sturtevant, C. Bridges, and R.A. Emerson, 1921.

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16192. : Genetic inheritance follows rules.

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11088. "Staff and members -- Dept. of Genetics, C. I. of W., May 12, 1934," Carnegie Institute of Washington, including C.B. Davenport and H.H. Laughlin (1)

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