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Major accessions to repositories in 2010 relating to Science


Aberdeen City Archives, Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • JK Gordon, librarian: registers of climatological observations made in Banff 1931-1936 (ACC1474)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Microscopical Society: minutes and papers 1843-83 (44409)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Royal Geological Society of Cornwall: minutes 1797-1987

Highland Council Archives

  • Highland Biological Recording Group: minutes, newsletters, corresp, individual species surveys, data management software, etc 1986-2000 (D1207)

Northumberland Archives

  • Blyth Literary and Scientific Society: records 1891-1970 (NRO 08798)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Swansea Astronomical Society: minutes, observation handbooks, magazines, plans and other records 1948-2003 (D/D AS)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Charles Baird, engineer: personal and family papers 1792-1867 (Acc.13204)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • James Stanley Hey, crystallographer: MSc thesis An investigation of the crystal structures of certain alumino-silictates, (University of Manchester) incl 4 X-ray photographs 1931 (2001-749/2)
  • Technical documents rel to the Central Tracking Detector for the ZEUS particle physics experiment 1999-2005 (2011-2)


Royal Society

  • Lt General Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond: letters (36) to Martin Folkes, Fellow of Royal Society rel to Royal Society business and elections, and hydra experiments of Abraham Trembley 1725-1744 (20099)
  • Sir Alfred Charles Bernard Lovell, astronomer: diaries rel to construction of Jodrell Bank Radio Telescope with bound volume of letters rel to election to Royal Society c1960-1970 (20101)
  • Alexander Oliver Rankine, Professor of Physics and Secretary of the Royal Institution: papers incl research on sound transmission by light and FIDO investigations for airfield fog clearance, with some letters of William Henry Bragg, Fellow of Royal Society (1862-1942) 1915-1945 (20103)

Wellcome Library

  • Alex Bateman, geneticist: personal papers (digital) incl emails c1990-2010 (PP/BAT)
  • Alan Coulson, geneticist: laboratory notebooks, corresp and papers rel to early research on genetic sequencing c1969-1992 (PP/COU)
  • Alan E H Emery, medical geneticist: records incl lecture notes, publications, photographs, files and slides rel to career and muscular dystrophies c1960-2010 (PP/AEE)
  • Sir John Pattison, microbiologist: digital records rel to Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee (SEAC) incl supporting documents and copies of SEAC minutes c1970-1991 (PP/JPN)
  • Shirley Ratcliffe, geneticist: papers rel to Edinburgh MRC Cytogenetics Unit Study on Long Term Outcomes for children with sex chromosome abnormalities incl subject case files on XXX females, XXY males and XYY males c1960-1999 (PP/SRA)
  • Auguste Ambroise Tardieu, physician and forensic scientist: manuscript letters by patients later published in 'Etude Medico-Legale sur la Folie' c1850-1869 (MS.8729)
  • H V Wyatt, molecular biologist: papers rel to career incl corresp and articles 1928-2000 (PP/HVW)


Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir Hermann Bondi, mathematician and astronomer: additional personal and scientific papers 20th cent (BOND)
  • Robert Geoffrey Edwards, physiologist and pioneer in reproductive medicine: scientific papers 1970-1980s (EDWS)
  • George Henry Lane Pitt-Rivers, anthropologist: personal papers 20th cent (PIRI)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Sir Charles Maurice Yonge, marine biologist: corresp, Glasgow University Zoology Department staff photographs and lists, papers rel to colonial fisheries, incl photographs 1944-68 (ACCN 3494)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Grace Coleridge Frankland, bacteriologist: corresp, diaries, lecture notes and personal and professional papers (2009/37)
  • Henry Solomon Lipson, physicist: papers as professor of physics 1954-1977 (2010/014)
  • Manchester University, Department of Physics: lab books 1872-1877 (2010/009)