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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Natural History


Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barnsley Naturalist and Scientific Society: minute books 1989-2000 (A/57/G)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Anna Maria Hussey, mycologist and botanical illustrator: diary of a holiday in Dover, with a play and other notes 1836 (U3754)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • John H Rushton of Bridlington: botanical record book 20th cent (DDX1125)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Robert Bray, landscape architect: papers as member of Amphibian and Reptile Group, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust incl surveys of population and reports on impact of building projects 1990-1997 (D10535)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Leicestershire and Rutland Ornithological Society: records incl Garden Bird Survey news sheets 1996-2005 (DE7111)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • London Natural History Society: records incl minutes, corresp, reports, newsletters, photographs, papers of Harold John Burkill and Cyril Philip Castell and records of the City of London Entomological and Natural History Society, Haggerston Entomological Society, Clapton Naturalists' Field Club, Grocer's Company's School Science Club and North London Natural History Society 1858-2000 (B06/172)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Joyce Mildred Lambert (1916-2005), botanist: papers, incl research papers rel to the Norfolk Broads (MC 2442)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Reginald John Raines, ornithologist: notebooks 1941-1954 (7041)

Shropshire Archives

  • Shropshire Ornithological Society: records incl minutes 1889-2005 (7555)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Altrincham and District Natural History Society: proceedings 1921-1933 (TBC1095)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Margaret and Nora Peacock: nature notebooks 1926-1929 (D/D Z 661)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Sussex Ornithological Society: additional misc records 1975-2003 (Add. Mss. 55,577-55,645)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Bradford Urban Wildlife Group: records (WYAS2986)


Natural History Museum

  • Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist: letters (150) to and from associates, incl Browne, Hooker, Huxley and Lyell 1837-1913 (Kohler Darwin Collection)
  • Anne Pratt, writer and artist: colour plates (82) depicting ferns from "The flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain" c1860 (B. MSS PRA)
  • David Saunders, ornithologist: papers rel to activites with the Seabirds Group survey 'Operation Seafarer' incl minutes, accounts, reports and lecture notes 1966-72 (2006/20)
  • Centre for Overseas Pest Research, London: records, indexes and computer printouts rel to bird pests c1881-1979 (Z. MSS QUELEA)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • James Dundas, forestry officer and plant collector: papers, notes and photographs rel to Nigeria and Cameroon c1940-1959 (PrP 06-0007 & 0009)
  • John Gregory Hawkes, botanist: additional notes, papers and photographic materials rel to plant collecting expeditions in Central and South America c1950-1989 (PrP 06-0005)
  • Percy Edward Newberry, Egyptologist: corresp rel to olive tree specimen found in Tutankhamun's tomb 1937 (QX 06-0004)
  • Derek Agutter Reid, mycologist: corresp incl letters to Margaret Holden, biologist 1958-1987 (PrP 06-0004)
  • Harry Marshall Ward, botanist: additional letters 1890-1900 (PrP 06-0008)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Edward Fry, judge, arbitrator and zoologist: personal and family corresp 1834-1935 (MS Add. 9738)
  • Redcliffe Nathan Salaman, physiologist and Zionist: additional corresp rel to his book 'The History and Social Influence of the Potato' c1947-50 (MS Add. 9722)
  • Sir Peter Markham Scott, ornithologist and artist: (additional) corresp with Edward Max Nicholson, and related corresp between Nicholson and Elspeth Huxley 1948-93 (MS Peter Scott M2950)

Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library

  • George Soper Cansdale, zoologist: photographic negatives and prints rel to the Gold Coast 1938-1948 (Y30448V)
  • Edred John Henry Corner, botanist: photographs, negatives and watercolours rel to the Malay Peninsula, Singapore, Soloman Islands and New Guinea 1929-1965 (Y3031M)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Stanley William George Hubbert, beekeeping officer: field journal while assistant beeswax officer and after subsequent promotion, with text of lecture 'Africa and African Beekeeping' 1952-62 (MSS. Afr. s. 2408)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Redcliffe Nathan Salaman, physiologist and Zionist: photographs rel to his research on the history and social interest of the potato c1940-49