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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Pharmacy and Chemistry


Bristol Record Office

  • Oliver Pragnell & Co, oil and colourmen, Bristol: business papers and personal papers of Mervyn Oliver Pragnell 20th cent (42954)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Dispensing chemist's prescription book 1837-41 (ZCR 6872)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Albright & Wilson Ltd, chemical manufacturers, Whitehaven: corresp rel to sale of land at Ladysmith Pit, papers and plans rel to Marchon, shipping and the development of Whitehaven harbour, and other records 1952-1995 (YDB 59)

Dorset History Centre

  • George Henley, chemist and druggist, Lyme Regis: prescription books 1881-1924 (D/LRM)
  • Chemist, Weymouth: prescription books 1944-1953 (D1991)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • ICI Chemicals & Polymers Ltd, Dowlais: factory reports 1942-1958 (D377)

Guildhall Library

  • B Hooper and Co, chemists, London: prescription ledgers, accounts and formula book 1898-1973 (Ms 36582-7)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd, Plastics Division, Welwyn Garden City: further records 1932-1950 (Acc 4184)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Hawley & Johnson Ltd, dyers and finishers, Leicester: records incl sample books of yarn and papers rel to service of Lewis Dilkes as a chemist c1930-1981 (DE6882)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Robert I Clarke, chemist, Nottingham: records incl prescription books and poison registers c1879-1977 (Acc 6837, 6883)
  • Tom Marris, chemist, Worksop: records 1884-1941 (Acc 6761)

Sheffield Archives

  • John Dale, chemist, Sheffield: recipe book, incl medical, cosmetic and household recipes early 20th cent (2005/68)
  • Wallace Heaton (City Sale) Ltd, photographic chemists, Sheffield: register of directors, members etc (1918-1984), share books (1918-1972), directors minutes (1964-1976) 1917-1989 (2005/125 and Add 1)

Wandsworth Local History Service

  • Farmer's Chemist, Putney High Street: additional records incl prescription books and poison registers c1900-50 (Acc05/04)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • H K Woodward Ltd, chemists, Halifax: prescription books 1927-65 (WYC:1273)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • H Talbot Cooper, dispensing and agricultural chemist and optician, Upton-on-Severn: prescription books, poisons registers and notebook 1889-1945 (BA14176)


Jersey Archive

  • GHF Flory, pharmacist, Jersey: cash books 1940-1989 (JA/1014)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews, chemist: out letter book as secretary, Science Division, Department of Science and Art 1854-1856 (Z 77)


Wellcome Library

  • International Union of Pharmacology: additional records c 1961-2000 (SA/IUP)


Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Manchester University, Department of Chemistry: records (Acc 2005/018)