Overview of the Archives

The Archives at NCBS is a collecting archive for the history of contemporary biology in India.

1901
The oldest archives entry
18
Collections
49K+
Objects
06
Genres of content
01
Volume of the Siddiqi papers, in cubic metres
Summary of Events in February - March 2019
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Feb
Mon

Archives at NCBS Event

Archives at NCBS : Public Opening

The Archives at NCBS aims to be a collecting space for institutional records and for the history of contemporary biology in India. Come on down to read a rare book, see elegant custom-built tools, browse the catalogue, or just wander around the new space... [Read More]

04
Feb
Mon

Archives at NCBS Event

Backstage of Biology : Opening Exhibition

Backstage of Biology is the opening exhibition at the Archives at NCBS public gallery. Exhibition tours by curators, Srajana Kaikini, Naveen Mahantesh and Meera Baindur, between Feb 5 - 8 2019... [Read More]

11
Feb
Mon

Archives at NCBS Collaboration

Winter School in Oral History 2019

The Centre for Public History, Srishti Institute of Art Design and Technology, Bangalore, announces the Winter School in Oral History 2019: Community, Environment and Oral History: Individual and Collective Memory. This is in partnership with the Archives at NCBS, Bangalore...[Read More]

15
Feb
Fri

Archives Public Lecture Series: Anil Ananthaswamy

Through Two Doors at Once: Quantum mechanics and the Anatomy of an Elegant Experiment

In the early 1800s, Thomas Young performed a homespun experiment with a sunbeam split into two, and challenged... [Read More]

15
Mar
Fri

Archives Public Lecture Series: Anuja Ghosalkar

Letters Swallow Themselves in Seconds

The title of the lecture-performance is a line from Naomi Shihab Nye’s poem, Burning the Old Year. It is a reflection on a year gone by, where friends exchange letters, people make shopping lists, write partial poems... [Read More]

Visit the Archives

The Archives at NCBS is located in the Eastern Labs Complex basement within the NCBS campus. Follow the signs from the NCBS reception. Or call us at +91-80-2366-6011.

Location

Archive at the National Centre for Biological Sciences
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
GKVK Campus, Bellary Road,
Bangalore – 560065. Karnataka. India


Visiting Hours

10:00 AM to 05:00 PM (Monday – Friday).

For questions, directions or more information, please write in to archives@ncbs.res.in or call at +91-80-2366-6011.


Groups and organized tours

Curious about how an archive gets built? We are happy to conduct tours for groups of up to 10-15 people. Please write in to archives@ncbs.res.in or call at +91-80-2366-6011.

Contribute to The Archives

The Archives at NCBS is a collecting archive for the history of contemporary biology in India. It needs support from thousands of individuals to build a diverse, rich public resource. Do you have something that we can help preserve and make available to the public? Not sure? Whatever your state of mind, why don’t you send us a note and we’ll help figure things out.

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