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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Natural History


Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Ann Rutherford, local historian and naturalist: colour slides of plants, animals, nature reserves and landscapes of Hampshire mid 20th cent (1A08)

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

  • Burton upon Trent Natural History and Archaeological Society: minutes, winding up papers 1968-2007 (D480)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Warwickshire Beekeepers' Association, Warwick and Leamington branch: minutes, corresp, magazines, short history of the association 1932-2007 (CR4227)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • South Staffordshire Naturalist Society: committee minutes, annual journals, details of outings, photographs 1894-2003 (DX-1031)


Natural History Museum

  • Dennis Curry, businessman, geologist and philanthropist: records incl papers, corresp and photographs 1962-2001 (P MMS (Earth Sciences Llibrary))
  • Brian Keith Holdsworth, palaeontologist: records incl papers, corresp, photographs and maps 1963-2006 (P MSS (Earth Sciences Library))

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Stella Ross-Craig, botanical illustrator and Robert Sealy, botanist: papers rel to botanical excursions incl drawings, notes and diaries 1933-77 (PrP 08-0016)
  • Asa Gray, botanist and Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, botanist: corresp rel to botanical matters, research and Darwin's theory 1854-1905 (PrP 08-0002)


Linnean Society of London

  • Avril Fox, lepidopterist: lepidoptera breeding record and index 1975-80

The Waterways Archive, Gloucester

  • British Waterways Board: botanical survey of the Kennet and Avon canal 1991 (TWA 2008/4)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • George Sim, naturalist: notebook (Dr Bob Ralph Collection) 1883-1905 (Acc 342)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire: minutes 1984-2008

Oxford University: Regent's Park College, Angus Library

  • William Carey, Baptist missionary: letters to Dr Wallich rel to botany 1825-30 (IN 13/2 Add.)

Sheffield University Library

  • Arthur Willis, botanist: research papers 1948-2006 (MS 391)