Founded in 1903 as the American Breeders Association, the American Genetic Association
is the oldest professional society devoted to the study of heredity.
Materials are unprocessed.
Boxes were donated in Summer 2008. Additional print journals were acquired in 2009.
Collection unprocessed. During rehousing of the material in 2008, stinkbugs were located
in the files. The boxes were sent for freezing and vacuuming and were returned in
Spring 2009. Special Collections staff vacuumed and refoldered the materials.
Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)
Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including
Box listing available.
Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll030.php
No restrictions. AGA executive director and officers will have full and free access
Copyright on all AGA materials are transferred to UMBC with the exception of published
print materials including journals, newsletters, books, and Proceedings. Reproductions
allowed for research purposes.
American Genetic Association
Genetics -- Societies, etc.
American Genetic Association -- Archives