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A N Yellappa Reddy Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-022
Content Description The Yellappa Reddy Papers have been divided into five series - biographical and personal; research reports; writings; projects and photographs. The series of biographical and personal includes a sub-series -- journals and notebooks -- which contain personal diaries that contain writings and notes made by Reddy. Research reports consist of published reports such as on the Green Belt for Bangalore Development Corporation. While traditionally such material is not retained in an archive, it has...
Dates: 1970 - 2011
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Aasheesh Pittie Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-020
Content Description The Pittie Papers are arranged in the following series. Zafar Futehally Correspondence Humayun Abdulali Correspondence Correspondence with other birders Newsletter for Birdwatchers The Zafar Futehally correspondence consists of handwritten letters and print-outs of email correspondence between Pittie and prominent birder, naturalist and conservationist Zafar Futehally, who was principally associated with the Bombay Natural History Society and the birding journals...
Dates: 1963 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Ajith Kumar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-005
Content Description

The collection contains the papers of Ajith Kumar -- research field notes gathered during Kumar’s fieldwork in the early 1980s. Being a small volume, the material is all contained within one folder in the Research series.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 1983
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Artefacts: KS Krishnan (biologist) Office

 Collection
Identifier: AT-002
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974 - 2014
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Artefacts: Obaid Siddiqi Lab

 Collection
Identifier: AT-001
Dates: Majority of material found within 1932 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Artefacts: Obaid Siddiqi Office

 Collection
Identifier: AT-003
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Ashish Chandola Papers

 Class
Identifier: MS-030
Content Description The Collection is arranged into one series, titled ‘Projects’, which has been arranged chronologically. The series contains contact sheets, microfilm slides, and photo negatives created by Ashish Chandola. It includes photographs of Billy Arjan Singh at Tiger Haven and the Crocodile (Gharial) Project led by H.R. Bustard in 1977. An elephant capture from an untitled project in Upper Assam in 1979 and the translocation of a rhinoceros in the late 1980s. Besides, photographs of researchers in...
Dates: 1977 - 1995
Found in: Archives at NCBS

B S Madhava Rao Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-013
Content Description This accession consists of papers belonging to B S Madhava Rao. Bangalore Srinivasarao Madhava Rao was a mathematician and physicist who was a professor and later principal of Central College, Bangalore. He had worked with Max Born on non-linear field theory. He then went on to research and publish works related to theoretical physics. He collaborated with C V Raman and Homi J Bhabha. He was awarded the Ramanujan Prize of Madras University in 1965. Rao worked as Professor of Ballistics at...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1918 - 1980
Found in: Archives at NCBS

C P Rajendran and Kusala Rajendran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-016
Content Description The Rajendran Papers are arranged into the following series: Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Research and Personal Administration Series 3: Media Clippings Series 4: PersonalSeries 1 contains correspondences to and from C P Rajendran and Kusala Rajendran. All the correspondence has been arranged alphabetically.Series 2 contains scientific data related to research undertaken by C P Rajendran and Kusala Rajendran. This series is divided into six sub-series....
Dates: 1973 - 2021
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Carl D’Silva Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-033
Content Description This collection contains material related to the life and work of Goan bird illustrator, Carl D’Silva. The papers have been arranged into 3 series - art, ornithological research, and biographical and personal material. The series strives to retain Carl’s arrangement where it exists and the archives has determined an arrangement for the rest to illustrate his work and process. The existing collection has been arranged into three series:Series 1: ArtSub-Series 1:...
Dates: 1973 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

K S Krishnan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-024
Dates: 1898 - 1960
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Krishnaja A P Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-028
Content Description The Krishnaja papers are arranged into the following series: CorrespondenceResearch PersonalAll the series have been arranged in chronological order. The correspondence series consists of letters to and from Krishnaja as well as letters forwarded to her. These have been divided into sub-series, 1976-1982, 1983-2004 and 2005-2011. The years map her professional journey, starting with her work at CSIR, then at BARC. The series consists of letters and emails, along with...
Dates: 1972 - 2008
Found in: Archives at NCBS

KS Krishnan (biologist) Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BB-02
Dates: Majority of material found within 1928 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

KS Krishnan (biologist) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-003
Content Description K.S. Krishnan (1946-2014) was among the early scientists to join the Molecular Biology Unit at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai in 1977. His research in the realm of neuroscience was aimed at relating cell biological processes to organismal behaviour. In the more than three decades he spent studying the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster, he was best known for discovering halothane-resistant mutants, along with his collaborator, Howard Nash. While he spent the better part of...
Dates: 1947 - 2014
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Leslie Coleman Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-012
Content Description This collection consists of the papers of Leslie Coleman, an entomologist, plant pathologist and virologist. He was the first Director of Agriculture in Mysore State. Coleman was instrumental in setting up agricultural research and agricultural education institutions in the state.The Coleman papers are arranged into the following series:Series 1: CorrespondenceSeries 2: WritingsSeries 3: Media coverageSeries 4: Research reprints...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 2014
Found in: Archives at NCBS

MS Swaminathan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-007
Content Description M.S. Swaminathan is an agricultural scientist and plant geneticist, popularly known for his work on the ‘Green Revolution' in India. This collection includes research notes, annotated drafts, correspondence, award citations, photographs, administrative documents relating to his various places of work. See biographical note and scope and description for details.In recognition of his scientific contributions, Swaminathan was conferred with the Padma Bhushan and the Padma Vibushan...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1933 - 2020
Found in: Archives at NCBS

N L Char Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-015
Content Description The NL Char Collection is a small donation consisting of a handful of letters, certificates, official documents, newspaper clippings, an essay, ephemera and artefacts that are arranged into the following series:Series 1: Personal Series 2: Administration Series 3: CorrespondenceSeries 4: WritingsSeries 5: Media coverageSeries 6: EphemeraSeries 7: ArtefactsPersonal contains records of...
Dates: 1943 - 2010
Found in: Archives at NCBS

N V Joshi Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-017
Content Description The N V Joshi papers are arranged into the following series:Series 1: Correspondence Series 2: Research and Administration Series 3: Personal and EphemeraSeries 1 contains correspondence to and from N V Joshi that has been arranged into six sub-series, each sub-series containing correspondence from a particular decade. Inside the sub-series, all the letters have been arranged alphabetically according to the sender. Series 2 contains all kinds of material...
Dates: 1972 - 2016
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Navnirmiti Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-031
Dates: 1980 - 2022
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: Academic Office Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-003
Content Description

The Academic Office papers only include the Student Handbooks as of 2018. The Student Handbooks consists of all matters related to the students of NCBS. They provide guidelines for graduate students, gives an idea of how to defend a thesis, how lab rotations work in a science based institute, provides information on the Honour Code, information on courses and use of the library, the sports complex, etc.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2000 - 2017
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: Establishment Office Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-001
Abstract The Establishment Office is responsible for most administrative matters at NCBS, including hiring procedures, implementation of payrolls, maintenance of service records, pay fixation, LTC claims, transport allowance, and other personal claims. The Establishment Office also supervises the recruitment of staff and faculty, and releases advertisements to the same effect. The office also takes care of the joining formalities. It looks after effective supervision of transport...
Dates: 1975 - 2014
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: Office of Dean Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-002
Content Description The Office of Dean plays a crucial role in matters concerning the faculty at NCBS. The Office is responsible for recruitment of new faculty. It reviews the performance of the scientists and faculty employed at NCBS and accordingly accords promotions. Drafting proposals for short-term and long-term plans of the institute and holding Statutory Committee Meetings of its members from time to time also is under the purview of the Office. NCBS has a tradition of a set of Annual Talks at the start...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2003 - 2010
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: Photographs, Negatives and Slides Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-005
Content Description The collection of photographs include photos of the construction of the main building of NCBS, the Mandara hostel block, life on the current NCBS campus and at the TIFR IISc campus, conferences and meetings, and profile images for annual reports. The construction photographs are of the NCBS main buildings and the Mandara hostel in Yelahanka. The main building of NCBS was constructed first, followed by the Eastern Labs and the Southern Labs Complex (SLC). The earliest photos in this series...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990 - 2005
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: Publication Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-004
Abstract The collection includes various publications from NCBS since its inception. The NCBS Annual Reports make up most of the collection. But it also includes calendars, diaries, and posters. NCBS Annual reports are dated from 1992 - 2017. (Also see NI-006, which includes TIFR Annual reports between 1945 – 1997). The NCBS annual reports provide an insight into the growth of an institution with the gradual addition of new faculty, lab facilities and equipment. The development of biology as a...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 2017
Found in: Archives at NCBS

NCBS: TIFR Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NI-006
Abstract The collection is mainly made up of the TIFR Annual reports. These reports outline all the activities of the institution as well as that of various other organizations that come under them. The progress made through the years in the initial fields of research, have been documented along with the names of the scientists that have contributed to the specific areas of study. Brief details explaining the diversification in research, as well as the conception of various daughter institutions are...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945 - 2009
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Obaid Siddiqi Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: BB-001
Dates: Majority of material found within 1901 - 2012
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Obaid Siddiqi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-001
Abstract Obaid Siddiqi (1932-2013) was the co-founder and first Centre Director of the National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore. Siddiqi worked extensively on genetic neurobiology of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. He found a set of temperature-sensitive paralytic mutants that exhibit defects in electrical activity of nerves and muscles, which led to a deeper understanding of ionic mechanisms involved in nerve conduction and synaptic transmission. His pioneering work on...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1939 - 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Obaid Siddiqi Lab Collection

 Collection
Identifier: NS-001
Abstract Research at the Obaid Siddiqi Laboratory spanned over various subjects, most notably the study of the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster. The laboratory started when Siddiqi was based in TIFR and the earliest material in the collection is from 1971. Siddiqi and his students brought the material from Bombay to Bangalore in the late 1990s, when Siddiqi shifted to his new base, the National Centre for Biological Sciences. The collection in the Archives includes correspondence around the initial...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971 - 2012
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Oral History: Ecology and Conservation

 Collection
Identifier: OH-003
Dates: Majority of material found within 2022
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Oral History: History of Science

 Collection
Identifier: OH-002
Dates: Majority of material found within 2020-2022
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Oral History: NCBS

 Collection
Identifier: OH-001
Dates: Majority of material found within 2016 - 2018
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Oral History: The Life of Science Collaboration

 Collection
Identifier: OH-004
Dates: Majority of material found within 2013
Found in: Archives at NCBS

P K Sukumaran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-029
Content Description This collection broadly covers P K Sukumaran’s study and research work in the field of Haematology and Blood Diseases from the early 1960s while he was training in London under the reputed biochemist Hermann Lehmann. It includes material till the late 1980s when he was appointed as a specialist in haemoglobinopathies at the Wadia Hospital and Research Institute in India.Sukumaran’s papers have been generously donated to the Archives at NCBS by his niece Krishnaja A P, who is a...
Dates: 1954 - 1990
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Prakash Gole Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-018
Content Description The Collection is arranged into the following series: CorrespondenceResearch ProjectsJournals of Pune Ecological SocietyAdministrationEphemeraPhotographs/SlidesWritings and SpeechesThe accession includes correspondence in the form of typed and hand-written letters. The correspondence sub-series has been divided decade-wise; within each sub-series the letters are arranged chronologically. ...
Dates: 1980 - 2019
Found in: Archives at NCBS

R J Ranjit Daniels Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-019
Content Description The Collection primarily includes research material related to birds, herpetofauna, fish, insects, vertebrates and flora in India – the Western Ghats, the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands – and Barro Colorado Island in Panama. This largely takes the form of field notes, sketchbooks, book-drafts, illustrations, photos, slides, maps, graphs, transparencies, and hundreds of index cards detailing information about birds in the Uttara Kannada region (including local...
Dates: 1977 - 2004
Found in: Archives at NCBS

R Prabhakar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-021
Content Description The collection consists primarily of Prabhakar’s research on the Nilgiri Biosphere Area as part of his doctoral work at CES (Centre for Ecological Sciences), IISc in Bangalore, India, between mid-1980 to 1995. The papers have been arranged into 4 series - notes and writing, research work related to thesis on Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, cartographic work related to thesis on Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, and research references, reports and datasheets related to Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. The...
Dates: 1922 - 1994
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Ravi Sankaran Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-004
Abstract The collection contains the papers of Ravi Sankaran, predominantly research material including field notes, pre-prints, re-prints, publications, statistical data, graphs, maps and pamphlets on various species and ecosystems Lesser Floricans, Bengal Floricans, Great Indian Bustard, on the conservation of edible-nest Swiftlets, Nicobar megapodes and ecology of Andaman and Nicobar islands. It also contains his personal diaries, letters, post cards, certificate, bills and also digital...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985 - 2009
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Science Reporter Magazine (Loan)

 Collection
Identifier: LB-001
Content Description

Science Reporter is published by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) of India. It is a monthly popular science magazine in publication since 1964. It is published in English and covers all aspects of science and technology. Scope of each issue or bound volume is outlined in the folder-level description.

Dates: Publication: 1970 - 1994
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Shripad and Nandini’s Papers of the Narmada Struggle

 Collection
Identifier: MS-027
Content Description Shripad and Nandini’s papers of the Narmada Struggle are arranged into five series. These are Writ Petition 319/1994 Writ Petition 328/2002 Resettlement and Rehabilitation cases and inter-state water dispute cases Publications and Public Outreach CorrespondenceThe bulk of the documentation pertains to the case Narmada Bachao Andolan vs Union of India and Others i.e. Writ Petition 319/1994. Advocate Prashant Bhushan and Shanti Bhushan argued the case on behalf of the...
Dates: 1978 - 2008
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Small Donations - Agricultural Sciences

 Collection
Identifier: SD-003
Content Description

The S Subramanya material is a part of “SD-003-Small Donations-Agricultural Science”. The material is under a sub-series titled “UAS Publications” under the second series titled “S Subramanya”. The sub-series contains two booklets in Kannada related to entomology and one booklet in English regarding a student’s colloquium.

Dates: 1967 - 2014
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Small Donations - Ecology and Conservation

 Collection
Identifier: SD-002
Dates: 1960 - 2020
Found in: Archives at NCBS

TM Sahadevan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-002
Content Description The collections of T. M. Sahadevan are part of the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) institutional archives. T. M. Sahadevan played a unique role in the history and establishment of NCBS. He retired as the Head of Developmental Activities in 2012. The material handed over by T. M. Sahadevan to the Archives at NCBS consists of varied material like the proposal to set up a Centre for Fundamental Research in Biological Sciences, the design of NCBS, monthly report files from July...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985 - 1998
Found in: Archives at NCBS

TSG Sastry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-006
Content Description

This collection consists of the papers of T.S.G. Sastry, a scientist who made significant contributions to the field of space research in India. Sastry was also one of the earliest PhD students at the Physics Research Laboratory in Ahmedabad, working under Vikram Sarabhai.

Dates: 1937-2006
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Vigyan o Vigyankarmi

 Collection
Identifier: BB-010
Dates: 1977 - 2021
Found in: Archives at NCBS

Wayanad Prakrithi Samrakshana Samithi (WPSS) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-014
Content Description Series in WPSS collections are structured around the form of documents while also acknowledging the provenance of the records. The collection is arranged into the following series: Correspondence Administration Legal Documents Notices, pamphlets and booklets Research References Muthanga Media Coverage Media Coverage-WPSS and Writings, essays, notes, talks and addresses by WPSS members. Audio- Visual MaterialsEach subseries in every series is arranged according to the provenance...
Dates: 1983 - 2022
Found in: Archives at NCBS

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