D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860-1948) (ms9013-29950; ms 37781; ms40500-50161)
Professor of Natural History, University of St Andrews from 1917-1948. Author of the seminal work 'On Growth and Form' and best known as a zoologist and a botanist, D'Arcy Thompson was also a respected classicist and mathematician. His voluminous papers (over 30,000 items) including research papers, annotated monographs and broad ranging correspondence with many of the greatest minds and most prominent figures of his day, offer a rich source for the study of the above areas as well as contemporary academia, history, social trends and technological developments.
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