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Photographs of Norman Borlaug's visit to India, circa 1963 - 1971

Identifier: MS-007-6-2-73-1
Photographs of Norman Borlaug's visit to India
Photographs of Norman Borlaug's visit to India

Scope and Contents

Fragile. Photographs from Norman Borlaug's annual visits to India between circa 1963-1971. Includes photographs of Borlaug, Mina Swaminathan, and Indian President V.V. Giri. Includes the following events: visit to ICAR, IARI, the Mexican Embassy, test fields where new wheat varieties were planted, the Coromandel Lecture, Symposium on Wheat Research and Development in India in the Seventies on 15 March 1971 at UP Agricultural University [now G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology], and a convocation ceremony where Borlaug was awarded an honorary doctorate by UPAU in 1971.


  • Creation: circa 1963 - 1971


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is mostly open to the public unless mentioned (for instance, restricted material like administrative and correspondence-related notes created after January 1992, aligning with the Public Records Act). People interested in accessing the collections are requested to refer to the researcher guide for requesting material:

A significant portion of the published writings (books, reprint volumes) are in bound volumes kept at the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, in the office of the chairperson or the library. These archival objects are identified with "MSSRF" in the Identifier for the file, and they will take longer to source than other archival objects that are housed at the Archives at NCBS.


From the Collection: 70 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: Tamil

From the Collection: Hindi

From the Collection: Japanese

From the Collection: Urdu

Repository Details

Part of the Archives at NCBS Repository

National Centre for Biological Sciences - Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Bangalore Karnataka 560065 India
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