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Major accessions to repositories in 2000 relating to Science


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Margaret Maureen Hurst MBE (1922-2000), physics teacher: papers (Acc 489)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Farnworth Literary and Scientific Society: records 1917-19

Conwy Archive Service

  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, Conwy (addnl): records (CD/3, CPF/2)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Strutt family, inventors: personal corresp and family papers 18th-19th cent (D5303)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Manchester Astronomical Society: minutes 1980-98 (M298/addnl)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Thomas Reginald Cave-Browne-Cave, aeronautical engineer: misc papers c1920-59, incl Pulham Air Station plan 1920 (MC 2110)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

  • Stafford Chemical Society: minutes and publicity material 1942-92 (5955)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • William Donald Hamilton (1936-2000), zoologist: papers (c1000 vols)

Science Museum Library

  • Sir Charles Vernon Boys, physicist: notebooks, drawings and papers rel to the 'Cavendish experiment' c1888-94 (MS 109, 443, 590; MSL 33-34)
  • Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, physicist: annotated paper on atomic theory and letters to him and Sir Arthur and Lady Rucker 1894-1913 (MS 1710)
  • Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), Baron Rutherford of Nelson: copy corresp (ARCH: RUTH)
  • Collection of scientific letters (c125) from various correspondents c1800-1900 (MS 2108)
  • Misc collection of scientific letters (11) from various correspondents 1840-1909 (MS 1712)

The National Archives: Public Record Office

  • Medical Research Council (addnl): registered files rel to scientific matters 20th cent (FD 23)
  • National Council for Educational Technology (addnl): reports 20th cent (EA 2)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Donald Hugh Baillie Reynolds, civil engineer papers rel to rainfall and well level readings on chalk of SE England, incl wells near the Channel Tunnel 1921-70

Institution of Electrical Engineers Archives Department

  • John Flavell Coales (1907-1999), engineer: papers (SC MSS 168)
  • Sir John Ambrose Fleming (1849-1945), electrical engineer: letter (SC MSS 167A)
  • Robert Andrew Inskip (1917-1999), 2nd Viscount Caldecote: papers (SC MSS 165)
  • Samuel Finly Breese Morse, inventor: pamphlets (2) rel to telegraphy with an attached letter 1867 (SC MSS 167)
  • Sir James Redmond (1918-1999), engineer: papers (SC MSS 166)

Royal Institution of Great Britain

  • Sir William Lawrence Bragg (1890-1971), physicist (addnl); family corresp, papers
  • Sir William Crookes (1832-1919), chemist (addnl): papers rel to him, incl missing chapters from EE Fournier D'Albe's biography
  • Royal Institution and Davy-Faraday Research Laboratory: research notebook 1920-22

Royal Naval Museum

  • Spencer Grant (1909-1996), electrical engineer assistant: notebook whilst developing countermeasures for acoustic and magnetic mines 1941 (2000/34)

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • Silas Mainville Burroughs, pharmaceutical engineer (addnl): letter books 1881-82 (PP/SMB)
  • Association of Medical Microbiologists: records 1983-99 (SA/AMM)
  • British Society of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: records 1986-99 (SA/GHN)
  • Society for Research into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida: records c1950-99 (SA/SRH)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Paul Egerton Weatherley, botanist: papers 1959-81 (MS 3621)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist (addnl): letter to Frank Chance 1873 (DAR 185/139)
  • Sir William Napier Shaw (1854-1945), meteorologist (addnl): lecture notebook and corrected proofs of 'The Air and its Ways' (1922) (Add MS 9584)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir John Douglas Cockcroft (1897-1967), physicist (addnl): papers (CKFT)
  • Reginald Victor Jones, scientist (1911-1997): corresp and papers (RVJO)
  • Nicholas Kemmer (1911-1998), mathematical physicist (addnl): papers (KEMM)
  • Lise Meitner (1878-1968), German nuclear physicist (addnl): papers (MTNR)
  • Sir Frank Whittle (1907-1996), air commodore, engineer and inventor (addnl): papers (WTLE)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Zangwill Aubrey Silberston, economist: papers rel to the Scitovsky Paradox, incl extensive comments by JE Meade 1961-69 (COLL MISC 1041)
  • Sir Alan Herries Wilson, businessman and scientist: memoir of career in industry 1974 (COLL MISC 1034)
  • Association of Social Anthropologists: officers' files and publications 1946-99 (ASA)

London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room

  • Professor Desmond Thomas Donovan, palaeontologist: corresp 1952-99 (accessions no. A665)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Gustavus Adolphus Hemsalech (b 1875), physicist: corresp and papers (Acc 2000/06)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Mary Maria Fielding, wife of HB Fielding (1805-1851), botanist: botanical drawings (6 vols)
  • Henry Bernard Davis Kettlewell (1907-1979), geneticist: papers

Sheffield University Library

  • Leonard Victor Eggleston (1920-74), biochemical research assistant, Sheffield University: experimental note books and papers rel to work with Hans Krebs (MS 253)

St Andrews University Library

  • Struther Arnott (b 1934), principal of St Andrews University: papers of him and his wife Greta, incl notebooks and diaries (ms38487)

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Andrew Keller: papers (DM 1887)
  • Cecil Frank Powell: notebooks 1932-57 (DM 1888)
  • Admiral Sir Humphrey Senhouse: copy of MS account of volcano eruption near Sicily 1831 (DM 1876)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Manufacturing Science Finance: records, incl those of predecessor bodies 1894-1993 (MSS 411)