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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Natural History

National, Special and University

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • Sir Frank Fraser Darling (1903-79), ecologist: journals and papers (Acc 11523)

Natural History Museum

  • Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn (1829-1928): three volumes of watercolours rel to the people, flora and fauna of the Kotagiri region of India

University of Reading, Rural History Centre

  • Harold John Massingham (1888-1952), author and journalist: corresp (D MASM)

Royal Botanic Gardens

  • John William Purseglove (1912-91), tropical crop specialist: papers rel to plant collecting in Uganda and south east Asia
  • Colin G Trapnell: botanical and agricultural papers incl notebooks, diaries and photographs rel to Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Southern Africa 1926-70
  • Philip John Owen Trist (1908-96): corresp rel to grasses with Dr CE Hubbard

St Andrews University Library

  • Margaret Gatty (1807-73), writer and naturalist: corresp 1858-69 (ms38359)

Local Repositories in England

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle

  • Ullswater Preservation Society and Lakes Defence Co-ordinating Committee: records 1955-62 (DSO/169)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derbyshire Naturalists Trust: records 1970-89 (D4682)
  • Peak National Park: records rel to public enquiries 1947-80 (D4721)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Environment Agency: plans and drawings of predecessor bodies c1932-80 (D7768)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Holt White family of Selborne and Essex: family and estate papers incl corresp and accounts of Gilbert White, naturalist, 16th-20th cent (16M97)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Wharfdale Naturalists Society: records 1945-96 (88D97)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • James Greenwood of Todmorden, botanist: corresp and papers 1837-1944 (MISC 954)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Glasgow City Archives, The Mitchell Library

  • Natural History Society of Glasgow: records 1851-1980 (TD1408)