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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Science


Birmingham City Archives

  • Sir John Rennie, civil engineer: letter to Sir David Milne 1818 (MS 2182)

Bury Archive Service

  • Radcliffe Literary and Scientific Society: records 1887-1987 (GRS)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Leslie Thyer (1914-97), physicist: research papers (GGD 341)

Flintshire Record Office

  • North Wales Metallurgical Society: records 1949-95 (1364)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Liverpool Astronomical Society (addnl): corresp 1952-96 (Acc 5318)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Reid Microscopic Society: minutes 1907-09 (U101)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • National Coal Board, Scientific Department, Swansea: records c1950-70


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)

Science Museum Library

  • Humphrey Thomas Pledge, scientist: papers 1930s (MS 2101)
  • Neil Spoonley, computer expert: papers 1962-77 (Arch: Spoon)
  • Unnamed engineer, north-east England: commonplace books 1825-37 (Ms 436)

Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine: Contemporary Medical Archives Centre

  • British Society for Cardiovascular Research: records c1970-90
  • European Society for Clinical Virology: records
  • Alan Frederick Williams (b 1927), biochemist and immunologist: papers


Institution of Electrical Engineers Archives Department

  • Alick Barnett, electrical engineer: papers incl rel to Eastern Electricity Board (NAEST 157)
  • Edgar Claxton (b1910), electrical engineer: papers (NAEST 152)
  • RAW Connors, electrical engineer: papers (NAEST 160)
  • Edgar Walter D Negus, electrical engineer: diaries and notebooks rel to work at Philips' Mitcham factory 1938-44 (SC Mss 156)
  • Harry Stephenson Ellis (1881-1967), electrical engineer: papers (NAEST 155)
  • G Mather, electrical engineer: reminiscences (SC Mss 155)
  • Alfred Regnauld/Reynolds, lecturer: ms 'Reminiscences of Faraday House during the war' (SC Mss 153)
  • Frederick Campbell Rose (1865-1946), civil engineer: papers rel to wireless (NAEST 161)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Oscar Browning, educationist, historian and mountaineer (addnl): letter to Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, physicist and principal of the University of Birmingham 1905 (Acc 1998/23)
  • William Ernest Burcham, Professor of Physics at Birmingham University: papers rel to cyclotrons 1951-98
  • John Henry Poynting (1852-1914), Professor of Physics at Birmingham University: papers

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, physicist: notebook c1920 (CKFT)
  • Ernest Thomas Sinton Walton, nuclear physicist: notebook 1927-28 (WLTN)

Cambridge University: Trinity College Library

  • Albert Edward Ingham, mathematician: corresp with other matematicians 20th cent

Dundee University Archives

  • Association for Science Education in Scotland: corresp and minutes c1980-95
  • Robert Percival Cook, biochemist (addnl): papers 1944-89

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Alexander Crum Brown, chemist: lecture notes 1870-71 (E98.59)

London University: Imperial College Archives

  • Sir Brian Hilton Flowers (b 1924), physicist: papers
  • John Sutton, geologist: papers 1919-92

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • British Association for the Advancement of Science: records rel to Section F (Economics) c1970-85 (SECTION F, 69171)
  • Student Pugwash, Oxford: records 1978-84 (PUGWASH, 68844)

London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room

  • Ernest Hubert Francis Baldwin, biochemist (addnl): papers 1926-83 (Baldwin Papers)
  • Dame Kathleen Lonsdale (1903-71), chemist and crystallographer: papers (Lonsdale Papers)
  • John Zachary Young, anatomist and neurologist: papers, corresp with Brian Blundell Boycott, biochemist and typescript memoir of Young 1945-98 (Ms Add 401, Young papers)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Peter Rowe (1922-97), Professor of Soil Mechanics at Manchester University: papers (R002)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

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

Sheffield University Library

  • Frederick Sydney Dainton, baronet, scientist and university administrator: papers c1930-97 (MS 231)

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Sir Frederick Charles Frank (1911-98), physicist (addnl): papers (DM 1837)
  • Cecil Frank Powell, physicist: papers 1969 (DM 1834)