Collection RG055 - Developmental Biology Department Records


Reference code


Level of description



Developmental Biology Department Records



0.50 Linear Feet

Name of creator


Administrative history

Formerly the Department of Pharmacology (1900-1990) and the Department of Molecular Biology and Pharmacology (1991-2007), the Department of Developmental Biology was renamed again in 2008.

Scope and content

This collection includes a book by Edmund Hunter titled, "History of the Pharmacology Department, 1900-1980" which includes a new (2011) preface and addendum titled "The Musings of a Reluctant Retiree, 1980-1984" by Margaret A. Phillips. Also included in this collection is a centennial celebration announcement and invitation (October 2011); 2011 Zebrafish calendar; Zebrafish Facility dedication invitation (May 2011); a stainless steel coffee mug commemorating the centennial celebration. The collection also includes the program and video of the ceremony and lecture commemorating the installation of Lilianna Solnica-Krezel as the Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor of Developmental Biology on Monday, November 3, 2014. The video is 1 hour and 2 minutes in length and is recorded onto a DVD-R disc. A duplicate MP4 video file of the DVD recording has been made.

System of arrangement

Conditions governing access

The collection is open and accessible for research.

Technical access

Conditions governing reproduction

Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.

Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.

For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (

Preferred Citation:

Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

Languages of the material

  • English

Scripts of the material

  • Latin

Language and script notes

Finding aids

Custodial history

Immediate source of acquisition

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information


Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related archival materials

Related descriptions

Specialized notes

Alternative identifier(s)

Rules or conventions

"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

Sources used

Archivist's note

© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Accession area

Related subjects

Related genres

Related places