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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Natural History


Birmingham City Archives

  • John Osborne Partnership, chartered architects, Birmingham: architectural drawings, incl school plans c1970-89 (MS 2135)

Essex Record Office

  • Essex Wildlife Trust: council minutes 1964-87 (A10175: D/Z 328)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Yorkshire Naturalists Union: records incl of ornithological section (Accs 4331, 4246)


National Archives of Scotland

  • Scottish Natural Heritage, Nature Conservancy Council: records incl minutes 1967-92 (SNH)

Natural History Museum

  • Rene Gallant (1906-85), researcher into meteorite impacts: papers incl ms copies of his 'Bombarded Earth' essay (Earth Sciences Library MSS GAL)
  • George Sheppard (d 1965), geologist: notebook of time in Canada, ms copies of works (Earth Sciences Library MSS SHE)
  • Streatham Entomological and Natural History Society: records rel to flora and fauna 1902-28 (General Library Manuscripts MSS STRE)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • William Martin Condry (1918-98), naturalist and writer: research papers rel to biography of Mary Richards (Acc PrP 98-0010)
  • George July, research chemist and amateur photographer: research papers rel to the photography of blue flowers 1991-93 (Acc PrP 98-0009)
  • Mary Alice Eleanor Richards (1885-1977), amateur botanist: diaries and papers (Acc PrP 98-0010)
  • Nathaniel Charles Rothschild, entomologist: papers rel to irises and plant lists for gardens at Tring and Ashton Wold c1900-23 (Acc PrP 98-0012)
  • AW Waitt, botanist: research papers rel to West African yams c1950 (Acc PrP 98-0001)


Linnean Society of London

  • Richard Sidney Richmond Fitter (b 1913), author and naturalist: papers rel to nature conservation
  • Julius Groner (b 1919), lawyer and Fellow of the Linnean Society: papers rel to his work on John Ellis
  • George Llewelyn Lucas (b 1935), conservationist and botanist: papers rel to nature conservation
  • Edward Max Nicholson (b 1904), ecologist: papers rel to nature conservation

Royal Institution of Cornwall

  • Richard Quiller Couch (1816-1863), naturalist (addnl): corresp with his father Jonathan Couch


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Edward Forbes, naturalist: notes on a course of lectures 1840-41 (3564)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist: corresp and papers 1851-78 (DAR 185/124-25, 127-34)
  • Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, botanist: letters to Sir Henry Barkly and from John Stevens Henslow 1843-77 (Add 9537)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • George Salt (b1903), entomologist: papers (GS)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Eva Crackles, teacher and botanist: papers c1940-90

London University: Imperial College Archives

  • John Sutton, geologist: papers 1919-92

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Peter Rowe (1922-97), Professor of Soil Mechanics at Manchester University: papers (R002)
  • Royal Manchester Botanical Society: records incl minutes 1829-1999 (R001)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Sir Thomas Richard Edmund Southwood (b 1931), zoologist: papers