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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Natural History


Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Cheshire and Wirral Ornithological Society: records of bird sightings and surveys 1950-2000 (D 6485)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Erasmus Darwin, physician botanist and poet: letters 1792-1800 (D5991/3)

Essex Record Office

  • Stanley Hudgell, Essex ornithologist: notebooks 1954-2002 (D/DU 2132)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Cotteswold Naturalists Field Club: minutes 1846-1963 (D 9489)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • North Mimms Horticultural Society: minutes and handbooks 1949-93 (Acc 3995)

Highland Council Archive

  • Thomas Wallace, headmaster, antiquarian and natural historian: notes and articles c1890-99 (HCA/D 848)
  • Victorian egg collector (unidentified): record books (HCA/D 800)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Colne Natural History Society: records 1909-83 (DDX 752 acc 9281)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Rosemary Tilbrook, naturalist (addnl): papers 20th cent (ACC 2002/235)

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

  • Burton upon Trent Natural History and Archaeological Society: material rel to the history of Burton and its vicinity (386)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Chichester branch: records c1980-99 (Acc. 13311)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Wiltshire Natural History Forum: minutes and corresp 1973-2002 (3357)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Thomas Pennant (1926-98), traveller and naturalist: 2 letters to him in Latin 1756-62 (NLW MS 23699)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • John Gregory Hawkes (b 1915), botanist (addnl): papers and photographs rel to Solanum collection
  • David McLintock, natural historian: papers rel to bamboo c1963-2001
  • Norman Douglas Simpson, botanist: notebooks (13) rel to Egyptian expedition 1922-30


Linnean Society of London

  • Edward Max Nicholson (1904-2003), ecologist (addnl): further papers (WWF/IUCN)
  • Thomas Wheeler (1754-1847), botanist: biographical note and transcript of letter 1791, 1968
  • Edgar Barton Worthington (1905-2001), biologist: notebooks and journals, with misc papers rel to student days

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • Robert Johnson: lectures on natural philosophy and general knowledge mid 19th cent (MS.8087)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Arthur Roy Clapham (1904-90), botanist: draft of unpublished book 'British Vegetation from the Air' (with Sir Harry Goodwin) (MS Add. 9653)
  • Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888), zoologist (addnl): notebook rel to the Old Testament (MS Add. 9643)
  • John Lindley and William Hutton, 'Illustratations of Fossil Plants' (1877): proof sheets, with notes on fossil genera by William Williamson c1877 (MS Add. 9652)
  • University of Cambridge Botany School: journal of an expedition to Gibraltar 1926 (MS Add. 9661)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • HG Farbrother (1918-2001), botanist: papers rel to cotton research in the Sudan Gezira (SAD/G//S/1256)
  • Thomas Wright (1711-1786), astronomer, architect and antiquary: unpublished MS 'A new theory of the Earth founded upon and more fully explaining the universal phenomenon of earthquake; effects of the magnet and doctrine of tides' (WRM)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Henry Williamson, naturalist and author (addnl): letters to Stuart Petre Brodie Mais 1929-38 (MS 239)