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Papers of PROFESSOR HUMPHREY HEWER, C.B.E. (1903 - 1974)


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Reference CSAC 23.17.74
Covering dates 1926 - 1974
Held by London University, Imperial College Archives
Extent 7 series, 198 items
Source of acquisition Professor Hewer's papers were received from Mrs. O. Hewer.
Appraisal information Two box files of committee papers were in the collection. Professor Hewer's own notes, correspondence and annotated papers have been retained but duplicated material (agenda, minutes, newsletters etc) has been discarded. A list of these committees and societies appears in Section IV.
Creators Hewer, Humphrey Robert, 1903-1974, scientist and zoologist
Related information Professor Hewer's early work on Burnet Moths was deposited in the Archives of Imperial College when he was Professor of Zoology.
Note Listed by: Jeannine Alton and Harriot Weiskittel

Administrative history:
b.1903
1920 entered Imperial College
1923 Beit Fellowship
1926 - 37 Lecturer in Zoology, Imperial College
1927 m. Olive Mary La Trobe Stooke
1937 - 64 Assistant Professor and Reader in Zoology, Imperial College
1941 - 45 Chief Rodent Officer, Ministry of Food
1959 Secretary-General of International Congress of Zoology
1959 O.B.E.
1964 - 70 Professor of Zoology in the University of London (conferred by decree)
1965 - 74 Chairman, Advisory Committee, Infestation Control Laboratory, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1967 - 74 Chairman of Farm Animals Welfare Committee of Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1971 C.B.E.

Contents:
The papers include many drawings and photographs by Professor Hewer and his colleagues for various wildlife films or to illustrate their written work. These drawings and photographs will be found throughout the collection with the particular subject which Hewer was investigating. Likewise, Professor Hewer kept correspondence referring to specific topics with the relevant data and this arrangement has been retained.
I. Biographical 1 - 12
II. Notebooks and journals 13 - 40
III. Working papers 41 - 87
IV. Committees and societies 88 - 106
V. Lectures 107 - 131
VI. Publications 132 - 164
VII. Films, photographs and drawing 165 - 198



I. Biographical  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/1  n.d.

Contents:
Obituary notice, The Times

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/2  1928 - 1932

5 vols

Contents:
Diary

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/3  1947, 1949, 1950, 1952-55, 1957, 1959

9 vols

Contents:
Diary

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/4  1960, 1961, 1963, 1965-67

6 vols

Contents:
Diary

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/5  1968 - 74, engagement book n.d.

8 vols

Contents:
Diary

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/6  1918, 1934

Contents:
Photographs: School 1918, Imperial College 1934

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/7  1947 - 69

Contents:
Photographs: British Association Section D

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/8  1939

Contents:
Photograph: British Association Section D mtg. Dundee

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/9  1951

Contents:
Photograph: British Association Section D mtg. Edinburgh

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/10  n.d.

Contents:
2 photographs: Imperial College

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/11

Contents:
Miscellaneous personal (book plate, 'The Shillay Bugle 1955', postcards)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/12  1972

Contents:
Journey to East Africa: small notebook with diary, notes of animals and birds seen, of films and slides taken. Hand-drawn and coloured maps of national parks and conservation areas, drawings of horns. 16 pp typescript account of journey in diary form.

II. Notebooks  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/13  1952

Contents:
'Ramsay 1952': notes clipped together in book form containing journal of trip to Ramsay in September, record of observations, of tagging, of photographs of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/14  1953

Contents:
'Milford Haven 1953': journal of expedition with records of observations, of photographs etc. of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/15  1954

Contents:
'Journal of Shillay 1954': record of observations, of expenses. Journal was transcribed and expanded with additional notes (see Item 26)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/16  1956

Contents:
'Ramsay, March 1956': 2 pp of notes on observations of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/17  1957 - 58

Contents:
'Ramsay, April,May,June 1957. Scroby 7-12-58': record of observations from both expeditions to study seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/18  1957

Contents:
'Oronsay 1957' (vol I): rough notes and observations (expanded in Item 28) of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/19  1957

Contents:
'Oronsay 1957' (vol II): rough notes and observations (expanded in Item 28) of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/20  1957

Contents:
'N.Rona 1959': notebook containing sightings, tagging records, weather reports, observations of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/21  1961 - 62

Contents:
'Orkney 1961-62. Rough Notes etc.': journal of expedition and notes of specimens of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/22  1961

Contents:
'Ruskholm, Orkney, Oct 4-11,1961': original notes were lost; see page 1 for explanatory note on reconstruction by Hewer and K.M. Backhouse and for table of contents

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/23  1963

Contents:
'Orkney. February 1963': journal of expedition to study seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/24  1963

Contents:
'Shetland. September 1963': journal and notes on seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/25  1964

Contents:
'Orkney. Shetland. February 1964': journal of expeditions

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/26  1954 - 55

Contents:
Small notebook labelled 'Shillay' containing daily journal with weather records and notes on seal observations by Hewer, H. Gorvett and J. Siddon (notebook includes photographs and letter to 'Kermack' which was never sent.) Second half of book is a transcript of the rough notes of September 22-30,1954, journey to Shillay by Hewer and Gorvett (explanatory additions are indicated by brackets and underlined in red) (see Item 15)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/27  1956

Contents:
Journal of expedition to Oronsay, September-October, 1956 by Hewer, H. Gorvett and K.M. Backhouse: weather observations and records clipped from newspaper, photographs, maps, charts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/28  1957

Contents:
Journal of expedition to Oronsay, September 1957 by Hewer and K.M. Backhouse: weather records, maps, daily record of observations (see also Items 18, 19)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/29  1957

Contents:
'North Rona. October': ringing records and note by Hewer

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/30-33

Contents:
Photographs of 'bull reproductive material'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/30  not dated

Contents:
Volume I 'male reproductive material. Years 1,2,3,4,5,6: all material of bulls of years 1-6 i.e. all immature and pubertal specimens'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/31  not dated

Contents:
Volume II 'Adult material of bulls killed Jan-May (pt)'. Note-book also contains distribution of bull material by months and years, summary of photographs, weights in order of age, list of specimens for years 7-22, prints of magnifications used

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/32  not dated

Contents:
Volume III 'Adult material of bulls killed in May (pt.) -Aug.'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/33  not dated

Contents:
Volume IV 'Adult material of bulls killed September-December'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/34  not dated

Contents:
'Register of Grey Seals male': data, measurements, photographs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/35  1959 - 66

Contents:
'Orkney and Shetland Grey Seals male': register of all material concerning bulls killed in Shetland (September 1962 - November 1964) and Orkney (December 1959 - September 1966), measurements and photographs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/36  not dated

Contents:
'Register of Grey Seals female': summary of data and measurements, photographs, drawings

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/37  1959 - 65

Contents:
'Shetland and Orkney Grey Seals - Cows': record of all material concerning cows killed in Shetland (September 1962 - May 1965) and Orkney (December 1959 - October 1964)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/38  c.1969

Contents:
'Register of Foetuses'; see first page for Hewer's explanatory notes and indexing code. Book contains drawings and photographs to supplement the data in tabular form. Correspondence

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/39  not dated

Contents:
'Register of early embryological material': includes summary of material, photographs of sections of uterine wall. See first page for indexing code.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/40  not dated

Contents:
'Comparison of embryos': drawings, graphs and data

III Working papers  [no ref. or date]

Contents:
Many files contain correspondence

Zygaena  CSAC 23.17.74/41-44a  [n.d.]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/41  1929 - 30

Contents:
'Z. stoechadis. Wing patterns, Calculations and results'
'Z. rhadamanthas. Cingulation': hand drawings, 2.p. summary of data

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/42  1933

Contents:
'Cingulation in Z. rhadamanthas and carmiolica': 3 pp ms. draft, records of emergences, misc. notes.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/43  not dated

Contents:
Maps of distribution of glacial ice sheets in Britain

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/44  not dated

Contents:
'Bombyces and Sphinges': offprint

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/44a  1973

Contents:
Later work on Zygaena: correspondence, distribution maps, reprints from W.G. Tremenan

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/45-47  1937 - 53

Contents:
'New Forest. Various species lists'; lists made by students at Imperial College Camp, New Park, Brockenhurst of birds, spiders, plants, etc. with maps of locations and some photographs

Woodpeckers  CSAC 23.17.74/48-54  [n.d.]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/48  1948 - 54

Contents:
Folder marked 'Green Woodpecker' containing observations and tabular summaries of data (incubation, roosting, breeding etc.), notes for guidance in analysis of data, bibliographical notes, draft of unidentified paper on breeding of green woodpecker.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/49-50  1948 - 54

Contents:
Daily records of observations of green woodpecker in Silwood Park, summaries of data and observations. Very careful extensive observations

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/51  1948 - 52

Contents:
Maps of Silwood Park and charts of times of change-overs of male and female woodpeckers on nest.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/52  1948 - 50

Contents:
Folder marked 'woodpecker notes' containing bibliography, abstract of paper Hewer delivered to Zoological Society of London, 1950: 'Rhythmic Behaviour of the Green Woodpecker', correspondence, miscellaneous notes and charts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/53  1948 - 50

Contents:
Tabular summaries of data (feeding young, initiation of change-over, incubation, no. of change-overs during incubation etc.)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/54  1948 - 50

Contents:
Photographs and list of shots

Seals  CSAC 23.17.74/55-86  [n.d.]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/55  c.1955

Contents:
'A Hebridean colony of Grey Seals': drawings, map, chart and graphs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/56  1956

Contents:
'Atlantic Seal. Embryology': list of slides, drawings, photographs, notes on dissection, related offprints. Ms. draft, typescript, proof of 'Delayed implantation in the Grey Seal' (with K.M. Backhouse)

Bibliography: Nature, 178, p.550


[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/57  1953 - 63

Contents:
'Atlantic Seals. Swedish Information. Dutch Ringing': correspondence

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/58-59  1956 - 68

Contents:
'Farne Island Seal Count': tabular summaries of data, calculations, graphs, notes on wind direction, newspaper cuttings, monthly records of counts. Very extensive data

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/60  1958 - 60

Contents:
'Scroby Seals': newspaper cuttings, correspondence, 2 typescript reports of 1958 and 1960 visits to Scroby Island (see also Item 17)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/61  1959

Contents:
'Grey Seals in Brittany': correspondence

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/62  1960 - 61

Contents:
'Grey Seals in Cornwall': correspondence, proposed survey, preliminary report

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/63-65  1959-60; 1970

Contents:
Notes from Rona expedition: typescript reports with maps, charts, daily weather records, observations by J.D. Lockie, J.M. Boyd, J. McGeoch, and Hewer. Weather notes and preliminary survey, October 3; tide tables, data (census, mortality, bull/cow ratio, mean daily birth rate etc.), comments on state of colony, correspondence, related offprints

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/66  1960 - 61

Contents:
'Memoranda 1960 - 61': tabular summaries of data, provisional life table, list of skulls, list of seals received through Aberdeen, correspondence

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/67  1961 - 63

Contents:
'Classified list of Grey Seal material': correspondence, tabular summaries of data (bulls and cows in age order, monthly average length of cows, etc.)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/68  1968 - 69

Contents:
'Evidence of gregarious movements': correspondence, data and statistical graphs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/69  1971

Contents:
Hilbre seals: correspondence with observers in the field

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/70  1970 - 73

Contents:
Miscellaneous correspondence with observers re seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/71-76  1954 - 72

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook which includes extensive notes and observations, photographs, drawings, maps, Hook's report on the Baltic Grey Seal, 1962 with relevant photos and maps.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/71  1954 - 1957

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/72  1958 - 1959

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/73  1960 - 1962

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/74  1963 - 1964

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/75  1964 - 1970

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/76  1970 - 1972

Contents:
Correspondence with Oliver Hook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/77  1970

Contents:
'Comparison between Eastern and Western Atlantic populations of the Grey Seal': tabular summaries of data (pre-breeding behaviour, establishment of territories, parturition, cow-pup relationships, post-breeding periods etc.), bibliography, correspondence, draft and notes for introduction for proposed joint paper with A.W. Cameron

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/78-79  1952 - 72

Contents:
'Atlantic Seals': references, newspaper cuttings, offprints, graphs, notes by Hewer, correspondence, bibliography

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/80  1925 - 71

Contents:
'Seal Papers': collected by Hewer; offprints, reports, 'Conservation of Seals Bill', reports on Orkney seal culling by E.B. Worthington, report of visit to Scilly Isles

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/81  c.1958 - 72

Contents:
Miscellaneous photographs, negatives, drawings, newspaper cuttings, analyses of photographs, etc.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/82-84  1960 - 64

Contents:
'Male Reproductive Cycle. Spermatogenesis': ms. and typescript drafts of 'Male annual cycle - Spermatogenesis', correspondence, charts and graphs of monthly annual weights, drawings of microscopical cross sections, extensive data in note, tabular summaries and graph form

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/85  c. 1968

Contents:
'Male Reproductive Cycle in the Grey Seal': drafts of 'Embryology of the Testis', notes for photographs, graphs and data

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/86  c. 1968

Contents:
'Grey Seal. Female Reproductive Cycle': tabular summaries of data from Shetland and Orkney Islands, ms. draft of 'Female Reproductive Development and Cycle'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/87  c. 1973

Contents:
MSS entitled 'Vertebrate Embryology' (not in Hewer's hand) containing notes and drawings - 49 pp (1st page is missing). Several pages of Hewer's own notes and drawings on the same subject

IV. Committees and societies  [no ref. or date]

Appraisal information: Only those files which included Hewer's own work or correspondence appear in the handlist.


Contents:
The collection included files on the following committees: Association of University Teachers, Committee of the Wellcome Institute of Comparative Physiology, Great Bustard Trust, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Naturalists Trust Ltd., Institute of Biology, Linnean Society, Mammal Society, New Forest Committee, Ray Society, Royal Science Association, Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Surrey Naturalists Trust, University of Southampton, World Wildlife Federation.

The Mammal Society  CSAC 23.17.74/89-96  [n.d.]


Related information: See also Items 133-137 for material re Handbook of British Mammals sponsored by the Society.

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/88-91

Contents:
Correspondence re Society business (agenda, symposia, studies sponsored by the Society, its publications, financial and legal arrangements, etc.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/88  1968 - 1970

Contents:
Correspondence about The Mammal Society business

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/89  1970 - 1971

Contents:
Correspondence about The Mammal Society business

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/90  1972

Contents:
Correspondence about The Mammal Society business

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/91  1973 - 1974

Contents:
Correspondence about The Mammal Society business

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/92  1967 - 70

Contents:
Otter Survey sponsored by Mammal Society: maps, note on otter hunting by A.B. Rose, annual reports of Eastern Counties Otter Hounds

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/93  1970 - 73

Contents:
Otter Survey: correspondence (mainly from British Field Sports Society which requested Hewer to organise a follow-up to the 1967 survey)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/94  1972

Contents:
Second interim questionnaire for otter hunts, returns and related correspondence

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/95  1972

Contents:
Notes and data compiled by Hewer for report on otters

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/96  1972

Contents:
Copy of 1969 report 'The Otter in Britain' in Oryx, ms. drafts of 1972 article, typescripts of 'A Second Otter Report'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/97  1970

Contents:
Committee for Wellcome Institute of Comparative Physiology: correspondence re births of wild cattle

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/98  1970 - 73

Contents:
Great Bustard Trust: correspondence and report on stock of birds, finance, long-term plans etc. (1972)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/99  1971 - 72

Contents:
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Naturalists Trust: correspondence and evidence given by Hewer at enquiry re proposed marina at Eastney Lake, obituary notice of Oliver Hook written by Hewer for Trust Newsletter, item on cicadas by Hewer for Newsletter

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/100  1972 - 74

Contents:
Ray Society: correspondence (mainly re publication of British Tortricoid Moths by Society), report of the Council for 1972-73 when Hewer was president

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/101  1972

Contents:
Institute of Biology, Wessex Branch: correspondence re visit of biology students to New Forest

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/102  1973 - 74

Contents:
World Wildlife Fund: correspondence re 'Pet Foods' grants and various other topics before the Allocations Committee

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/103  1971 - 72

Contents:
Farm Animal Welfare Advisory Committee: summary of Brambell Committee recommendations, copy of 'Then as Now' (extract from John Wrightson's 'Sheep: breeds and Management'), ms. draft of 'The Welfare of Farm Animals' by Hewer, miscellaneous notes and committee papers (annotated), correspondence re controversy over factory farming

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/104  1971

Contents:
Correspondence in New Scientist between Hewer and Professor William Thorpe following publication of Thorpe's article 'Assessing Stress in Factory Farming' 11 March 1972. Drafts of Hewer's letters and photocopies of all letters as they were published

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/105  1973

Contents:
RSPCA Wild Animals Advisory Committee: correspondence and notes (much of the correspondence deals with the controversy re fox hunting)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/106  1973

Contents:
New Forest Association: correspondence and statement of evidence re proposed Lyndhurst By-pass, copy of New Forest Bill (1973-74)

V. Lectures  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/107  1957 - 68

Contents:
'Mammalia': ms. drafts and notes for a series of 16 lectures (perhaps for London University Extramural Course on Mammalia). Notebook also contains notes for lecture entitled 'How Odd Can Mammals Be?' given in Manchester, November 21, 1968

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/108  1960 - 70

Contents:
'Echinodermata': ms. drafts and drawings for 6 lectures, list of lab. practicals, table of geological time, classification list

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/109-110  1970 - 71

Contents:
Course of lectures on the New Forest organised by Hewer for WEA Unit of Southampton Adult Education: correspondence, synopsis of the series, reading lists, draft of Hewer's own lectures 'Introduction to the series' and 'Animal Rarities'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/111  1971

Contents:
Imperial College Summer School in Health Physics: typescript with ms. annotations of Lecture I by Hewer (Introduction, composition of cells, systems etc.), bibliography, package of photographs and drawings for demonstrations, administrative papers and correspondence.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/112  1958

Contents:
'Inner Hebridean Colony': lecture to the Zoological Society of London, February 9, 1958 - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/113  1957

Contents:
'New light on seals and their colonies': lecture at the National Museum of Wales, December 6, 1957 - notes and typescript synopsis

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/114  1960

Contents:
Lecture on seals: Bristol, March 18, 1960 - brief notes and film material

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/115  1960

Contents:
'Expedition to North Rona': lecture to the Linnean Society, May 5, 1960 - ms. notes and copy of programme of meeting

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/116  1961

Contents:
'Life tables of Pribilov and Grey Seals': colloquium on life tables of animals at the Nature Conservancy, February 14, 1961 - ms. notes, draft and tables

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/117  1961

Contents:
'Grey Seals': Bristol University Zoological Society, February 20, 1961 - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/118  1961

Contents:
'The construction of a possible life-table for the Grey Seal': lecture in Aberdeen, Easter 1961 - ms. and typescript notes and tables

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/119  1961

Contents:
'Seal populations': lecture at Maidstone, November 1961 - ms.notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/120  1962

Contents:
'Problem of the Grey Seal': lecture to the Science Masters Association, January 1962 - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/121  1962

Contents:
'Grey Seals in Pembrokeshire': lecture in Cardiff, February 15, 1962 - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/122  1964

Contents:
'Differential movements of cow Grey Seals': lecture to the Linnean Society, April 2, 1974 - ms. draft

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/123  n.d.

Contents:
'50 years of the New Forest' - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/124  1970

Contents:
'British Seals': lecture to the British Association, September 9, 1970 - ms. notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/125  1971

Contents:
Lecture on seals: Junior British Association meeting, Cardiff, March 29-30, 1971 - correspondence, ms. and typescript notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/126  n.d.

Contents:
'Reproduction and aging in the Grey Seal': address to the British Association - typescript draft

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/127  n.d.

Contents:
'Reproduction in the Grey Seal': ms. draft of lecture

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/128  n.d.

Contents:
'Foetal growth rate, implantation and the female cycle': ms. draft of lecture

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/129  n.d.

Contents:
'A study in population dynamics'; ms. draft of lecture

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/130  n.d.

Contents:
'Grey Seal life table'; ms. draft of lecture

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/131  n.d.

Contents:
'Grey Seal in Britain'
'British Seals'
'Grey Seal lecture' ms. notes for very short lectures

VI. Publications  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/132  1956 - 58

Contents:
'Seals and Sea-lions' (with K.M. Backhouse) Penguin Book. Synopsis of book, species list, bibliographical notes, drafts of chapters 1 and 2 by K. Backhouse and of chapter 4 'Grey Seal' by Hewer, miscellaneous notes, correspondence re publication, charts and graphs

Handbook of British Mammals  CSAC 23.17.74/133-137  [n.d.]

Administrative history:
Hewer was responsible for collecting the photographs and illustrations for the book

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/133  1960 - 68

Contents:
Correspondence re locating photographs, permission to publish, etc. with artists & photographers

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/134  1960 - 68

Contents:
Hewer's ms. and typescript notes and drafts of letters, list of illustrations and captions, memo. from H.N. Southern re discussion of various suggestions for the illustrations, Hewer's lay-out of the illustrations

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/135  1965 - 69

Contents:
Photographs (some with correspondence) for book

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/136  1965 - 69

Contents:
2nd edition: correspondence with contributors re illustrations and photographs (file includes some of the photographs submitted for publication)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/137  1968 - 71

Contents:
Material re preparation of 2nd edition: correspondence, notes for consideration by editorial board, minutes of meetings, content format, comments on the manuscripts submitted

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/138  1957

Contents:
'Reports of ringing and returns of Grey Seals,' No.1, September 1954 - August 1956, Proc.Zool.Soc.Lond., 128, Part 4, pp.593-608: ms. and typescript drafts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/139  1959

Contents:
'The Grey Seal on North Rona', The New Scientist: correspondence, 2 typescript drafts, proof

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/140  1960

Contents:
'Unusual colouring in the Grey Seal' (with K.M. Backhouse) Proc.Zool.Soc.Lond., 134, Part 3, pp. 489-508: 2 typescripts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/141  n.d.

Contents:
'Moult and the reproductive cycle in the Grey Seal' (with K.M. Backhouse and E.A. Smith): 2 typescript drafts, one with ms. annotations

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/142  1957

Contents:
'A red-headed Grey Seal' (with K.M. Backhouse) Proc.Zool.Soc.Lond., 128, p. 592: typescript drafts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/143  n.d.

Contents:
'Identification of British Seals': ms. draft and drawings

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/144  c.1960

Contents:
'Preliminary report on Grey Seal material (principally from Berwick and Aberdeen': typescript with tabular summaries of data

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/145  n.d.

Contents:
'Conservation of the Grey Seal': ms. draft

British Seals, The New Naturalist, Collins, 1974  CSAC 23.17.74/146-163  [n.d.]

Bibliography: British Seals, The New Naturalist, Collins, 1974


[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/146  1961 - 63

Contents:
Correspondence with Sir Julian Huxley re Huxley's request that Hewer prepare volume on seals and proposed draft of contents

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/147  1971 - 72

Contents:
Correspondence with publisher and with experts in the field, comments on the manuscripts

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/148  1962 - 63

Contents:
'Original expansion of contents' January 1962-December 1962 draft arrangement of contents in chapters, ms.and typescript draft of chapter organisation and contents in greatly expanded version

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/149  Not dated

Contents:
Photographs for British Seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/150  Not dated

Contents:
Sketches and material for line drawings

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/151  1963

Contents:
Typescript of manuscript by L.S.V. Venables & L.H. Matthews for unpublished Sunday Times booklet, bibliographical notes, maps used by Hewer in preparation of book

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/152  Not dated

Contents:
Miscellaneous notes, data (counts, recoveries, births etc.)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/153  Not dated

Contents:
Notes re publication: omissions, list of plates, comments on typescript, list of illustrations

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/154  Not dated

Contents:
'Notes for Chapter 13': ms. draft

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/155  Not dated

Contents:
Notebook of bibliographical material

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/156  Not dated

Contents:
Ms. draft of chapters 1 - 3, table of contents, preface, list of plates

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/157  Not dated

Contents:
Ms. draft of chapters 4 - 6

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/158  Not dated

Contents:
Ms. draft of chapters 7 - 10

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/159  Not dated

Contents:
Ms. draft of chapters 11 - 14

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/160  Not dated

Contents:
Ms. draft of tables, charts, appendices, captions for plates etc.

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/161  Not dated

Contents:
Lists of line drawings and illustrations, graphs, drawings of seal anatomy, tags, distribution maps

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/162  Not dated

Contents:
Negatives of photographs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/163  Not dated

Contents:
Box of material for publication of British Seals (ms. draft of 'World Conservation of Seals', corrected typescript, photographs and illustrations, prints, index, corrected proofs)

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/164  1926 - 68

Contents:
Box of offprints by Hewer (including Hewer's contributions to Common Ground Primary Biology Series)

VII. Films, photographs and drawings  [no ref. or date]

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/165-172  Not dated

Contents:
Working scripts and notebooks with prints of drawings, slides and photographs used in films for biology classroom instruction

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/165  Not dated

Contents:
'Bewick's Birds': list of birds and pictures pasted in notebook

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/166  Not dated

Contents:
'Feeding and Digestion in Mammals'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/167  Not dated

Contents:
'Hydra and Obelia'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/168  Not dated

Contents:
'Liver Fluke and Tapeworm'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/169  Not dated

Contents:
'Animal Metamorphoses'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/170  Not dated

Contents:
'Early Development of Amphioxus'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/171  Not dated

Contents:
'Animal Architecture'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/172  Not dated

Contents:
'Protozoa'

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/173  Not dated

Contents:
'Grey Seal': working scripts and sequence order of shots

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/174  1956

Contents:
'Eilean nan Ron': notes, shooting script, list of scenes in original order, list of titles

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/175  Not dated

Contents:
'Mole-Rats': list of slides and titles, 2 packages of photographs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/176-178  1951

Contents:
'Badgers': correspondence, photographs, negatives, drawings, maps, notes for field test, rough script, contents of reels, arrangement of footage

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/179-181  1952

Contents:
'Badgers': correspondence, field notes, lists of equipment, list of observations, photographs, negatives, camera tests

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/182-183  1951

Contents:
'Pribilov Seals': drawings, correspondence, order of scenes, miscellaneous notes

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/184-186  1952

Contents:
'Atlantic Seals': list of scenes on Ramsay 1951-52, treatment and order of scenes, 1st and 2nd edition shooting scripts, list of titles

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/187-188  Not dated

Contents:
'Bass Rock': list of sequences of shots, of editing, shooting script, photographs

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/189  1951 - 53

Contents:
'Atlantic Seals I': album containing black and white stills taken on Ramsay with catalogue for albums I and II

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/190  1951 - 53

Contents:
'Atlantic Seals II': black and white stills taken on Ramsay

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/191

Contents:
Album containing negatives of bull material with list explaining data and charts

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/192

Contents:
Drawings - cranial

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/193  1970

Contents:
Notebook containing 7 drawings of physiology of seals, photographs, chart, statistics, rough drawings of musculature

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/194

Contents:
X-ray photographs of Grey Seals' skulls

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/195

Contents:
Miscellaneous seal photographs and negatives

[no title or date]  CSAC 23.17.74/196

Contents:
Maps of Oronsay - distribution of seals

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/197  1972

Contents:
'The private life of the Grey Seal': draft of shooting script with comments by Hewer, correspondence with BBC editor

[no title]  CSAC 23.17.74/198  1974

Contents:
Hand-drawn and coloured drawings for projected work on comparative study of egg development

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