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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Natural History


Caithness Archive Centre

  • Caithness Beekeepers Association: minute book 1902-1961 (P717)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Alfred Wainwright, author and environmentalist: papers and drawings rel to Lakeland fells c1950-90 (WD AW)

Devon Record Office

  • South-Western Naturalists' Union: records incl papers of assciated societies in Exeter and Exeter University 1869-2000 (7505)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Thomas Parkin, ornithologist: letters and papers 1891-1924 (10323)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cheltenham Natural Science Society: geological section minutes 1911-1929 (D11754)
  • Cheltenham Naturalists Society: minutes and papers 1861-1871 (D11752)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society, New Forest Section: minutes 1982-2008 (215M85)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Mark Cocker, naturalist and author: typescripts and proofs of 'Birds Britannica', 'Crow Country' and 'A Tiger in the Sand', recorded interviews rel to research for 'Loneliness and Time: the story of British Travel Writing' and 'Birders: Tales of a Tribe' 1989-2007 (ACC 2008/430, ACC 2009/200, ACC 2009/271)
  • Norfolk Wildlife Trust and Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists Trust: County Wildlife Site Survey data and mammal files 1980-2009 (ACC 2009/204, ACC 2009/213)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Edward Heron-Allen, zoologist: corresp with George Charles Williamson 1925-29 (Acc 15522)
  • Sussex Ornithological Society: additional records incl minutes and project files (Breeding Seabird Survey, Grey Heron, and projects around waterways) c2000-2009 (AM64)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Sidney Jackson, archaeologist and topographer: records incl diaries, nature diaries, letters and corresp 1905-1982 (WYB447)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Wiltshire Ornithological Society: corresp and sightings records, surveys and censuses 1930-2005 (3784)


Natural History Museum

  • William Plane Pycraft, osteologist: photographs rel to anthropology and 'Races of Mankind' exhibition, early 1900s c1860-1901
  • Alfred Russel Wallace, naturalist: papers incl personal and family papers, corresp, photographs, pamphlets, press-cuttings, lecture notes, legal documents and drawings c1860-1913 (410729-1001)
  • Association of School Natural History Societies: records incl corresp, membership lists, journals and newsletters c1947-1980 (410732-1001)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • William Balfour Gourlay, botanist: photographs of Turkey c1870-1879 (PrP 09-0026)
  • John Gregory Hawkes, botanist: notebooks, photographs and slides from expeditions to Latin America and Europe 1935-1994 (PrP 09-0001, PrP 09-0021, PrP 09-0012)
  • Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, botanist: corresp 1877 (PrP 09-0014)
  • Iltyd Buller Pole-Evans, botanist: photographs and reports 1919-1932 (PrP 09-0027-0029 and PrP09-0033-0035)
  • John Lowe, physician and botanist: papers 1872-1900 (PrP 09-0013)
  • Reginald Rose-Innes, botanist: papers incl corresp, notebooks, diairies, reports, manuscripts and photographs 1915-1935 (PrP 09-0017)
  • Noel Yvri Sandwith, botanist: photographs 1932-1962 (PrP 09-022 & PrP 09-0023)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • William Grant Craib, botanist: papers 1920-33 (Acc 373)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • York and District Field Naturalists' Society: records incl minutes, accounts and reports 1874-1994 (YDFNS)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Alfred Newton, zoologist: papers (MS Add. 9839)
  • Redcliffe Nathan Salaman, physiologist and Zionist: further corresp, diaries and poems of RN and Nina Salaman (MS Add. 8171 (additional))

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • George Henry Lane Pitt-Rivers, anthropologist: anthropological, scientific and political papers c1920-1960 (PITI)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Sir Frank Fraser Darling, ecologist: papers rel to him (E.2008.23)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • S Lister Petty, botanist and bibliophile: papers on Lancashire flora and fauna 1878-1919 (MS 362)
  • Henry Williamson, naturalist and author: ms of 'The Owl' 1920 (MS 356)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Antony Bradshaw, professor of botany: papers 1960-2007 (D1041)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Henry Howe Arnold-Bemrose, geologist: field note books, mainly rel to Derbyshire c1880-1910 (MS 861)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Nikolaas Tinbergen, ethologist: additional papers

University of East Anglia Archives Department

  • Roger Deakin, writer, documentary film-maker and environmentalist: personal papers, incl notebooks, which were used in the collection of his writings 'Notes from Walnut Tree Farm', 2008 c1970-2006 (RD)