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Major Accessions to Repositories 1994 relating to Horticulture

National, Special and University

Durham University Library

  • Peter Willis (b1933): papers and photographs relating to his research on the history of landscape gardening, particularly concerning Charles Bridgeman, William Kent, and Capability Brown, and the Stowe gardens (Willis Papers)

The Natural History Museum

  • James Fisher (1922-1970), ornithologist, naturalist and writer: diaries, field notebooks, research files, papers relating to Fishers many books, photographs and newspaper cuttings

Warwick University, Modern Records Centre

  • Lady Allen of Hurtwood: cuttings-albums (7) relating to her work in landscape gardening, nursery and adventure playground provision (MSS. 121)

Local Repositories in England

Bristol Record Office

  • Horfield and District Allotments Association: records 20th cent (Acc 40620)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Royal Windsor Rose and Horticultural Society: minutes, accounts, programmes and correspondence, 1898-1993 (D/EX 1255)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Kirkby Lonsdale Gardening Association (addnl.): minutes, accounts, etc. 1987-92 (WDSo/120).

Humberside County Archives Service

  • Robert Cundall & Co., manufacturing chemists, druggists and seed merchants, Pocklington: suppliers account books 1878- 1933, delivery book 1889-1900; also correspondence received by Robert Cundall as naturalist 1894 (DDX)

Surrey Record Office

  • Fromow & Sons, nurserymen, Windlesham: records, 1879-1934 (6212)

East Sussex Record Office

  • The Gardeners Calendar for 1886 with ms notes of brickmaking; notes of events during the gardening year at Tottingworth Gardens (Acc. No. 6238)
  • Sheffield Park, Fletching: visitors book 1930-44 (Acc. No. 62390)
  • Northiam Village Hall Trust : records including deeds, correspondence, programmes for summer fayres, licence for gateway to Tipsy Cottage and photograph of planting ceremony for Jack Cant memorial tree, 1971-93 (Acc. No.6270)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Pulborough Horticultural and Village Produce Association: records, 1946-94 (Acc 9578)

North Yorkshire Record Office

  • Hutton Rudby Parish Council: allotments rent book 1919-48 (Mic 2906)
  • Kirby Malzeard Parish Council: allotment register and rental account (MIC 2811-2814)
  • Seamer (Scarborough) Parish Council: registers of allotments 1933-71 (MIC 2759, 2766, 2768)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Dundee District Archive Centre

  • Stirling Park Allotments Association: minutes, rules and regulations, 1899-1981 (GDX/265)
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