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The Papers of Sidnie Milana Manton (1902-1979)


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Reference MANTON
Covering dates 1921-1979
Held by Natural History Museum
Extent 3 series
Source of acquisition These papers were transferred from the Crustacea Section of the Zoology Department in 1988.
Creators Manton, Sidnie Milana, 1902 - 1979, zoologist
Related information Her drawings of coral reefs are in the Zoology Drawings collection.

Administrative history:
Sidnie Manton was born in London on 4 May 1902, and was educated in Kensington and at St Pauls School. She entered Girton College, Cambridge in 1921, and read for the Natural Sciences Tripos. Sidnie Manton did research at Imperial College, London and then back in Cambridge, where she became University demonstrator in comparative anatomy. She visited Australia in 1928, and spent four months with the Great Barrier Reef expedition at Low Isles. Dr Manton married John P Harding in 1935, and moved to London soon after. She joined the staff of Knig's College, London, and became Reader in 1949. During her retirement she worked as an Honorary Associate at the Natural History Museum. Sidnie Manton died on 2 January 1979.
Sidnie Manton was an authority on the arthropods, and in particular on their embryology, modes of locomotion, feeding, and evolution. Her other passion was the breeding of cats.

Contents:
A. Correspondence
B. Papers
C. Photographs



Correspondence  MANTON/A  [n.d.]

Contents:
Abercrombie, M (Cambridge) 1, 1975
Abraham, P S (Trivandrum) 4, 1953-1955
Adams, H W J (London) 1, 1951
?Agrel, A M (Moscow) 6, 1956-1960
Amma, K G E (Trivandrum) 5, 1954-1955
Anderson, D T (Sydney) c.100, 1958-1978, with replies
Anderson, D T see Barrington, E J W
Anderson, D T see Clark, Prof
Anderson, D T see McCredie, H
Anderson, D T see Olver, N H
Armitage, J (London) 5, 1959
Aston-Smith, Mrs see Rothschild, Lord
Ball, G E (Edmonton) 2, 1958
Barlet, J (Liege) 3, 1965-1966
Barrington, E J W (Nottingham) 4, 1970-1972
Barrington, Prof see Sullivan, C N
Batham, E J (Otago) 2, 1959
Batham, E J see Turbott, G G
BBC see Newson, L, and Swann, M
Bekke-Migdisova, E E (Moscow) 2, 1964-1966
Bergstrom, J (Lund) 5, 1970-1975, with replies
Bertram, D S (London) 1, 1965
Bertram, G C L (London) 1, 1961
Bitsch, J (Toulouse) 1, 1967
Blower, J G (Manchester & Prestbury) 13, 1955-1978
Boland, E R (London) 1, 1957
Botosaneanu, L see Husson, R
Branney, M (London) 1, 1961
Briggs, D E G (Cambridge) 22, 1974-1978, with sketches and photographs and replies
Broughton, W B (Walthamstow) 1, 1959
Bruton, D L (Oslo) 2, 1976-1978
Buchanan, B (London) 3, 1972
Buchenau, T (London) 1, 1967
Burnstock, G see Paton, G W
Cannon, H G (Manchester) 2, 1953-1960
Carpentier, F (Liege) 2, 1965-1966
Causey, N B (Baton Rouge) 2, 1966
Chakiar, A M N (Trivandrum) 2, 1955-1956
Chamberlain, C K (Las Vegas) 1, 1977
Child, H A T (Totnes) 1, 1961
Cisne, J L (Chicago) 4, 1973-1975
Cisne, J L see Oliver, J
Clark, Prof (?) 1 reply, 1967
Clarkson, E N K (Edinburgh) 2, 1977-1978
Cloudsley-Thompson, J L (Esher) 2, 1956
Connell, J H (Santa Barbara) 2 replies, 1971
Cooke, J A L (Oxford) 1, 1965
Dallai, R (Sienna) 1, 1977
Demange, ?J A (Paris) 1, 1978
Dohle, W (Kiel) 1, 1962
Easwari Amma, K G see Amma, K G E
Ekis, G (Columbus) 1, 1977
Eldredge, N see Cisne, J
Elofsson, R (Lund) 1, 1964
Encyclopaedia Britannica see Armitage, J, Foulkes, P, and R M Goodwin
Evans, E (Cardiff) 1, 1950
Evans, G O (Dublin) 1, 1973
Evans, M E G statement
Fitzgerald, J S (Melbourne) 1 reply, 1966
Forbes, W T M (?) 1, incomplete
Foster, J F (London) 2, 1957
Foulkes, P (London) 1 + script, 1962
Fox, Prof (?) 1 reply, 1962
Foxon, G E H see Evans, E
Friedhoff, H (London) 2, 1972
Fryer, G (Ambleside) 9, 1962-1978
Fryer, G see Barrington, E J W
Ghilarov, M S (Moscow) 2, 1958-1959
Gibson, W M (Oxford) 1, 1950
Gladfelter, W B (California) 1, 1972
Glaessner, M F (Adelaide) 1, 1966
Goodwin, R M (London) 1 and replies, 1960-1964
Gordon, Dr I (BMNH) 1 reply, 1958
Grindley, J R (Cape Town) 1 reply, 1966
Guthrie, D M (Manchester) 1, 1976
Hackman, R H (Canberra) 1, 1978
Harris, J K (Albany) 1, 1977
Hedgepeth, J W (various USA) 6, 1958-1975
Hedley, R H (London) 1 reply, 1977
Hessler, R R (Woods Hole & Lund) 8, 1962-1978
Hewison, R H see Childs, H A T
Hinton, H E (Bristol) 1, 1972
Hoar, W S (Canada) 1, 1977
Horridge, G A (Canberra & elsewhere) 9, 1959-1976
House, M R (Hull) 12, 1977-1978
Hoyle, G (Oregon) 1, 1978
Hughes, A F W see Gibson, W M
Hughes, C P (Cambridge) 3, 1973-1974
Hughes, G M (Cambridge) 1, 1963
Hulley, P E see Bertram, D S
Husson, R (Dijon) 1, 1977
Iles, A C (Marlow) 1, 1965
Jangi, B S (Nagpur) 6, 1959-1960
John, P A (Trivandrum) 1, 1961
Jones, J C (Maryland) 1, 1976 Correspondence - continued
Kath, K (?) 1 reply, 1977
Kaestner, A (Munich) 6, 1960-1962
Kear, J L (London) 3, 1956
Kear, J L see Lack, D
Keck, D D (Washington) 1, 1961
Kennard, D (London) 3, 1957
Knight-Jones, E W (Swansea) 3, 1957
Lack, D (Oxford) 2, 1956
Leyhausen, P (Wuppertal) 1, 1961
Lockhead, J H (London) 1, 1976
McCann, K (London) 2, 1975
McCredie, H (Sydney) 1, 1967
McKenzie, K (Portugal) 1, 1972
Mackintosh, Dr (?) 1, 1956
Macurda, D B (Michigan) 1, 1966
Maindrell, K (St Andrews) 1, 1972
Mathew, A P see Abraham, P S
Matthews, L H (London) 1 reply, 1961
Mayr, E (Cambridge, USA) 1, 1961
Miller, J (Manchester & Edinburgh) 4, 1970-1976
Mitchell, R (Gainesville) 1, 1959
?Monod, T (Daker) 1, 1958
Moon, H P (Leicester) 1, 1957
Moore, R C (Kansas & elsewhere) 16, 1962-1966
Morgan, - see Ramsay, J A
Nair, G K (Trivandrum) 3, 1954-1955
Nair, K B (Trivandrum) 1, 1954
Nature (London) 3, 1957-1978
Nayar, T P K (Trivandrum) 1, 1966
Newson, L (London) 2, 1977
Newth, D R (London) 1, 1960
Nisbet, R H (London) 1, 1974
Nisbet, R H see Adams, H W J
Oliver, J (Ithaca) 1, 1978
Olver, N H (Melbourne) 1 reply, 1965
Pantin, C F A (Cambridge) 1 + reply, 1957-1960
Paterson, Dr see Grindley, J R
Paton, G W (Melbourne) 1, 1964
Perryman, J (Otago & London) 5, 1958-1975
Perryman, J see Boland, E R, Foster, J F, Richardson, E A
Pileto, G (Catania) 1, 1969
Poole, T (Aberystwyth) 2, 1962
Provenzano, A J (Miami) 1, 1962
Prunescou, C (Bucharest) 2, 1964
Rabone, C G (Hornsby) 1, 1977
Rajulu, Dr (?) 1 reply, 1971
Ralph, P (Wellington, NZ) 4, 1959
Ramsay, J A (Cambridge) 2 replies, 1971
Rao, K P (Tirupati) 1, 1963
Ravi Varma, R (Madras) 1, 1954
Recaldin, D (London) 1, 1977
Richardson, E A (London) 1, 1957
Robinson, N H (London) 2, 1972
Robson, E (Reading) 4 + photos, 1965-1978
Rolfe, W D I (Keele) 4, 1960
Rothschild, Lord (Cambridge) 2, 1958
Royal Society see Iles, A C
Sanders, H (Woods Hole) 4, 1958-1962
Sawyer, R T (Penclawdd) 1, 1975
Schram, F R (Charleston) 2, 1974-1975
Scott, E A (Melbourne) 1 reply, 1964
Scudder, G G E (Vancouver) 4, 1970
Seifert, ?J (Naumburg) 1, 1960
Selden, P A (Cambridge) 4, 1978
Sharov, A G (Moscow) 2, 1964-1965
Sharov, A G see Street, T S
Sheals, J G (BMNH) 2, 1977-1978
Siewing, R (Erlangen) 2, 1976
Singh, S B see Poole, T
Smith, J E (Plymouth) 3, 1952-1974
Smith, J M (Brighton) 1, 1975
Snodgrass, R E (Washington) 2, 1961
Southward, E see Branney, M
Stoddart, D R (Cambridge) 1, 1976
Stormer, L (Oslo) 5, 1966-1976
Stormer, L see Cisne, J L
Street, E S (Oxford) 1, 1965
Sturmer, W (Erlangen) 2, 1973-1977
Sullivan, C N (London) 1, 1965
Sutton, E (Alton) 1, 1958
Swann, M (London) 1, 1977
Talbot, A M (Ronebosch) 1, 1965
Taylor, R W (Canberra) 3, 1967-1977
Tichy, H (Vienna) 1, 1972
Tiegs, Mrs (?) 1 reply, 1970
Tindall, A R (Leicester & Birmingham) 5, 1961-1966
Turbott, G G (Christchurch, NZ) 1, 1959
Tuxen, S L (Copenhagen) 1, 1973
Underwood, G (Jamaica) 2, 1961
Vader, W (Tromso) 1, 1973
Waterhouse, D F (Canberra) 1, 1972
Waterman, T H (New Haven & Cambridge) 2, 1957-1962
Weitzel, D O (Huddersfield) 1, 1957
Weitzel, D O see Kennard, D and Moon, H P
Whitear, Dr (?) 2 replies, 1973 Correspondence - continued
Whittington, H B (Cambridge) 59, 1971-1978
Williamson, G R (Inverness) 2, 1973, & Royal Soc papers, 1969
Wilson, A (Waltham, USA) 2, 1961-1962
Yonge, C M (Glasgow) 1, 1970
Unidentified

Papers  [no ref. or date]

Zoological sketches made while a student at Girton College, Cambridge  MANTON/B.1  1921-1923

1 volume

Notes, sketches and letters on the embryology of Nibalia  MANTON/B.2  1932-1933

Address book, with offprint distribution lists  MANTON/B.3  undated

Letters (17), removed from the address book  MANTON/B.4  1934-1970

Testimonial to J P Harding, with a bibliography  MANTON/B.5  [c.1962]

Autobiographical notes published in Modern men of science, McGraw Hill  MANTON/B.6  [c.1970]

Notes and drafts relating to research on arthropods  MANTON/B.7  undated

Photographs  MANTON/C  [n.d.]

Vegetation and scenery in Tasmania and mainland Australia  MANTON/C.1  [1928-1929]

5 packets of negatives

Anaspides in Tasmania  MANTON/C.2  [1928]

1 packet of negatives

Great Barrier Reef and surroundings  MANTON/C.3  [1929]

8 boxes of small glass negatives

Captive specimens of Peripatus, photographed by D P Wilson  MANTON/C.4  1935

14 glass negatives

King crab locomotion  MANTON/C.5  1962

1 reel of 16mm cine film

King crab feeding  MANTON/C.6  1962

1 reel of 16mm cine film

'Crawling, swimming and running in segmented animals'  MANTON/C.7  undated

1 reel of 16mm cine film

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