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Major accessions to repositories in 2001 relating to Natural History


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Buchan Field Club (addnl): minutes, accounts and corresp 1949-92 (Accession 476)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • London Wildlife Trust, Bexley branch (addnl): minutes 1999-2000

Derbyshire Record Office

  • New Mills Natural History Society: minute books and bulletins 1971-2001 (D5520)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • James Wilson, Glencaple: wildfowling memoirs 1885-1946 (GGD484)
  • Innerwell Fishery, Garlieston: reports, statistics and corresp rel to Solway salmon fishing 1961-92 (GGD487)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Ashwell Field Studies Centre: corresp and papers rel to premises and courses c1960-99 (Acc 3662, 3748)
  • Stevenage woodland management diaries 1959-70 (Acc 3636)

Highland Council Archive

  • Deer Commission for Scotland: census maps of red deer counts 1961-2000 (HCA/D643)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • United Field Naturalists, Oldham: records c1870-1999 (D-AAI)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • West Wales Naturalists Trust: records incl minutes 1938-79 (DSO/52/28-45)

Surrey History Centre

  • Wilfred Warren, naturalist, Farnham: notebooks 1924-30 (6946)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Gavin Maxwell, writer and conservationist: letters to RJG Payne 1947-68 (Acc 11998)

Natural History Museum

  • Frederick Bates, entomologist: MS 'Geodephaga Britannica' 1855 (Entomology Library)
  • George Albert Boulenger, marine biologist: Nile Survey letters and other corresp 1892-1911 (Official Archives (Zoology Dept))
  • Derek Anthony Holmes (1938-2001), ornithologist: collection of notes on the birds of Indonesia and Malaysia (Tring Ornithological Library)
  • Commander Alfred Marcus Hughes, ornithologist: original art work for Smythies 'Birds of Borneo' 1955-59 (Tring Ornithological Library)
  • Samuel Francis Morris, palaeontologist: corresp and research notes c1950-90 (Official Archives)
  • Kenneth Page Oakley, anthropologist and geologist: corresp and artwork rel to 'Frameworks for Dating Fosil Man' 1952-69 (Official Archives)
  • Robert J Pankhurst, botanist: research papers, expedition notes and papers rel to 'The Flora of the Outer Hebrides' (Official Archives)
  • Sedelmeyer: watercolours (70) of plants painted for Prof von Jacquin c1780 (Botany Library)
  • Herbert Stevens: bird drawing collection (Tring Ornithological Library)
  • Photographs (c369) of sea bird colonies (General Library)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Humphrey Morrison Burkill, botanist (addnl): plant collecting notebooks rel to Singapore 1952-69 (Acc PrP 01-0001)
  • Laurence Chalk (1896-1979), wood anatomist (addnl): taxonomic notebooks (Acc PrP 01-0002, additional to QX 95-0017)
  • Edward James Lugard, colonial administrator (addnl): papers rel to plant collecting in Ngamiland, Botswana and Mount Elgon, Kenya 1896-1931 (Acc PrP 01-0007)


Linnean Society of London

  • Dr LC Beadle: diaries of expeditions to South American, East Africa and Algeria 1926-45
  • Richard Sidney Richmond Fitter (b 1913), naturalist (addnl): papers on conservation matters


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist (addnl): letter to Georgina Tollet c1854-58 and MS fragments of his writings (DAR 185/140-47)
  • Thomas McKenny Hughes (1832-1917), geologist: further papers (Add MS 9557 (addnl))

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Sir Edmund Ronald Leach, anthropologist (addnl): papers 1962-90 (ERL)
  • George Salt, entomologist (addnl): papers 1937-2000 (GS)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Cuthbert Collingwood (1826-1908), surgeon and naturalist: misc papers inc reminiscences (copies) (D.859)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies Library

  • Rev. Richard Baron (1847-1907), London Missionary Society missionary and botanist: papers (MS 380754)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Royal Botanical and Horticultural Society of Manchester and the Northern Counties (addnl): minutes 1999 (Acc 2001/01)

University of Wales Swansea, Archives, Library and Information Services

  • Derek Ager (1923-98), geologist: papers rel to teaching and research (2001/6)