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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Science


Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Wales Association of Scientific Advisors: corresp 1993-95 (7704)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Colne Literary and Scientific Society: records 1886-1965 (DDX 752 acc 9281)


National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • John Giblin, metallurgist at British Insulated Callender Cables plc: research and business papers fl 1943-99 (BICC)

Science Museum Library

  • Francis Pettit Smith, curator of the Patent Office Museum: corresp rel to possibility of a photographic process having been used at the Soho Works of Boulton and Watt (MS 2117)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Sir Isaac Lowthian Bell, knight metallurgical chemist, President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: letters to RM Middleton 1876-91 (Acc 1018)

Linnean Society of London

  • 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

  • Sir William Richard Shaboe Doll, epidemiologist (addnl): papers rel to his work on asbestos, ionizing radiation, man-made minerals and oral contraceptives c1980-99 (PP/DOL)
  • Dr Hans Georg Epstein, anaesthetic physicist: corresp, notebooks, research and other papers, incl material on anaesthetic apparatus and history of resuscitation c1938-69 (PP/HGE)
  • Ralph Ambrose Kekwick (1908-2000), biophysicist and pioneer in blood plasma research: papers (PP/KEK)
  • Dr Gerard Wyatt, biochemist: notebooks, corresp and other papers rel to his work on nucleic acids, incl DNA 1949-55 (PP/GRW)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Peter Fowler, physicist: corresp and papers 1947-96 (DM 1946)
  • Sir Alec Merrison (1924-1989), physicist: corresp and papers (DM 1956)
  • Cecil Powell (1903-1969), physicist (addnl): corresp and papers (DM 1947, DM 1960)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Joseph Beete Jukes, geologist: MS annotations to his published 'Student's Manual of Geology' (1862) 1862-67 (MS Add. 9659)

Dundee University Archives

  • Robert Percival Cook (1906-89), biochemist (addnl): corresp and papers (2003/78)

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)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Martin Rivers Pollock (1914-99), molecular biologist: corresp and papers (E2003.37)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer (1836-1920), knight astronomer (addnl): corresp (MS 236)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Macfie family, sugar refiners, Liverpool, Edinburgh and Greenock: corresp rel to extraction of sugar from beet (transferred from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew) 1836-41 (DC 120)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • CH Bamford, professor, head of Maidenhead Research Laboratory of Courtaulds Ltd: reports, lists of articles and misc 1945-62 (D.901)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • British Association for the Advancement of Science (addnl): records c1950-89