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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Science


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Hillview Nursery School, Buckie: log book 1976-1997 (ED/GR6S/M50)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • George Herbert Fowler (1861-1940), zoologist, historian, archivist: further papers (M)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Engineering apprentice's notebook, English Bicknor 1930 (D10159)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

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

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Upper Norwood Athenaeum: addnl minutes 1973-91 (2005/23)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicester Association of Engineers: records incl minutes, registers of members, attendance registers and cash books 1906-1984 (DE6779)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Perthshire Society of Natural Science: minutes, accounts and ephemera 1867-2000 (MS214)
  • Powmill Climatological Station: notebooks 1973-1996 (Accnno05/08)

Sheffield Archives

  • Unnamed (fl 1890-1905), gas engineer, Sheffield: notes of lectures, experiments, exam questions and on equipment, materials and suppliers 1890-1905 (2005/150)

Surrey History Centre

  • Central Electricity Research Laboratory, Leatherhead: newsletters, staff newspapers, technical brochures 1966-93 (7802)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • James Mann Wordie, Knight geologist and mountaineer: journals and related papers c1900-46 (Acc.12559)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • John N Hutchinson, Emeritus Professor of Engineering: papers and corresp rel to the Aberfan disaster 1966-1967 (Professor J. N. Hutchinson: Aberfan Inquiry Papers)

Natural History Museum

  • Franciscus Smit, Dutch Entomologist: papers and corresp rel to role as custodian of the Rothschild Collection of Siphonaptera 1899-1998 (DF340)
  • Jack Vincent, Ornithologist: journals and observations, notebooks, photographs, drawings, annotated maps and gazetteers c1920-98 (MSS Vincent)
  • Dick Vane-Wright, Entomologist: papers and corresp rel to research on lepidoptera c1960-90 (2005/2)
  • Anti-Locust Research Centre Archive, London: records incl reports, corresp, committee papers, field note books, maps and photographs c1900-2000
  • British Museum (Natural History) South West Africa Expedition: Glass lantern slides 1949-50 (2005/26)

NHS Greater Glasgow Archives

  • British Medical Ultrasound Society: records incl deposited papers of several eminent practitioners c1950-1999 (HB112)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • James B Comber, Botanist: diairies and corresp 1960-2000 (PrP 05-0005)
  • Thomas Douglas Maitland, botanist: corresp, autobiographical writings and botantical lists (PrP 05 0002)
  • Alan Mitchell, dendrologist and ornithologist: tree register, notebooks and index cards recording tree measurements c 1900-1999

Royal Naval Museum

  • Account of the service of HMS Endurance 1981-82, rel to scientific work and role during the Falklands War and at South Georgia 1981-84 (2005.73)

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)
  • Lacey-Hulbert & Co Ltd, pneumatic engineers, London and Beddington: photographs of vacuum pumps and compressors c1920 (MS 718)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library

  • Rhys Jenkins, mechanical engineer: notebooks containing notes on mill machinery, patent chronologies, roller mills and tinplate references 1878-20th cent (Acc 1040)
  • Arthur Titley, mechanical engineer, President of the Newcomen Society: corresp, notebooks incl notes on the history of engineering, transcribed letters of Richard Trevithick (1830-1832) c1880-1929 (Acc 1041)

Royal Society

  • Thomas George Cowling, astrophysicist: letters to Professor N O Weiss and Dr Peter Gilman 1964-1989
  • Thomas Gold, astronomer: corresp and papers c 1940-2004
  • Heinz Otto Schild, Professor of Pharmacology: corresp rel to Schild, incl records rel to Schild's wartime internment on the Isle of Man 1932-1969

Wellcome Library

  • Francis Harry Compton Crick, biologist: additional papers c 1963-2005 (PP/CRI)
  • William Richard Shaboe Doll, Knight epidemiologist and cancer researcher: additional papers 20th cent (PP/DOL)
  • Jean Noel Halle, Professor of Hygiene: lectures on hygiene 1801 (MS.8381)
  • John Clifford Heath, cancer researcher: records incl corresp and research notebooks c 1920-1969 (PP/JCH)
  • William Hunter, Anatomist: lecture notes 18th cent (MS.8382)
  • Lydia Jackson, child psychologist: papers c 1946-1960 (PP/JAC)
  • Margaret Frances Jane Lowenfeld, Psychiatrist: records rel to child psychology and the Institute of Child Psychology, London c 1930-1979 (PP/LOW)
  • Colin McDougall, leprologist and dermatologist: additional papers rel to leprosy 1971-1997 (PP/MCD)
  • Margaret Rowbottom, historian of science: papers and corresp 20th cent (PP/MER)
  • Edward Albert Sharpey-Schafer, Knight Physiologist: diaries 19th - 20th cent (PP/ESS)
  • British Society for the Study of Prosthetic Dentistry: records incl minutes, corresp and reports 1953-2005 (SA/SPD)
  • Eurotox: the Association of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology: records incl minutes 1962-2005 (SA/ETX)
  • International Epidemiological Association: additional records 1997-2004 (SA/IEA)
  • International Union of Pharmacology: additional records c 1961-2000 (SA/IUP)
  • Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene: corresp rel to Royal patronage 1923-2002 (WTI/RST)
  • World Federation of Neurology: minutes and misc records 1990-2003 (SA/WFN)
  • Student notes on William Hunter's lectures on the Gravid Uterus 18th cent (MS.8383)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Hans Walter Kosterlitz, pharmacologist: further papers c1960-89 (MS 3682)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • William Ernest Burcham, physicist (addnl): papers rel to airfield defence and airborne interception radar 1939-1944 (US56)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Arthur Bernard Deacon (d 1927), anthropologist: letters to Margaret Gardiner (MS Add. 9715)
  • Donald Welbourn (b 1916), engineer: MS autobiography and memoirs (2vols) (MS Add. 9711)
  • Cambridge University New Pythagoreans and Archimedeans Mathematical Society (addnl): minute book 1986-90 and papers 1983-92 1983-1992 (MS Add. 8265 (addnl))
  • Cambridge University Wireless Society (addnl): log book 1932-35 and record books 1944-82 1932-1982 (MS Add. 8379 (addnl))
  • Cambridge University Press: corresp with solar physicists, incl WS Adams, JB Hubrecht and Hugh Frank Newall c1913-16 (MS Add. 9709)

Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library

  • John Michael Alfred Sly, agronomist: memoirs and photographs rel to his colonial service in west Africa 1955-66, with a record of the time of his father Alfred GE Sly in the service 1920-31 1920-66 (RCMS 317)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Kenneth George Budden (1915-2005), physicist: scientific papers (BDDN)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Alan Mathison Turing, mathematician and pioneer of computing technology: further papers, incl memoir by John Turing, photographs and BBC transcripts 1910-90 (AMT)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Alexander David Peacock, naturalist: further papers c1914-56 (2005/203)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Bertram Vivian Bowden, Baron Bowden, technologist: personal papers and official papers rel to his role as Principal of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 1953-1976 (Acc 2006/007)

Sheffield University Library

  • John Douglas Eshelby, Materials Scientist: corresp, papers, and notebooks 1957-1981 (MS 144)

Southampton University Library

  • AVJ Underwood: research papers, mainly rel to distillation c1902-72 (MS338)

University of Wales Swansea, Archives, Library and Information Services

  • Hiley William Dever Addington, mechanical engineer: copy of notebook written whilst working for the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, Llandarcy 1950 (2005/8)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Frank Rowland Whitt, chemical engineer and cycling expert: cycling records incl corresp (MSS.328/n/)
  • Manufacturing, Science, Finance (formerly Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs): papers 1970-1990 (MSS079/)