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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Science


Essex Record Office

  • Tower family of Weald Hall: MS family papers, incl vols containing notes on scientific subjects; legal precedent book and index 18th century; recipe books c 1747, 1811; medical recipe book and journals c 1700-1854 (A13522)
  • Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs, Chelmsford branch: minutes, accounts, corresp and membership lists 1974-2007 (D/Z 589)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Charles Sherburn, amateur meteorologist: records of maximum and minimum temperatures, and barometric pressure, recorded at Deane Cottages 1984-94 (28A12)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Rhum weather diaries, registers, tables of meteorological observations 1957-2005 (L/D111)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • George Daniels, Dr, horologist: MS notes, corresp and technical drawings 1797-2006 (B12/066)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Alan Turing Memorial Fund, Manchester: corresp, photographs and records 1989-2011 (M821)

Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

  • Friends of the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester: corresp and papers 1983-1994 (2012.5)

Peterborough Archives

  • E H Colman, amateur meteorologist: weather records 1906-1960 (Acc 2012/35)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Edward E Foden, engineer and inventor: balance sheets and accounts, corresp, patent plans, newspaper cuttings and photographs 1933-2012 (DX1460)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Birch Coppice Colliery: chief scientist's papers 1900-1999 (CR4487)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Rawdon Goodier, biologist and mountaineer: additional journals, letters and drafts of articles 1972-2008 (Acc.13369)

Natural History Museum

  • Fortescue William Millett, foraminiferologist and palaeontologist: notebook incl original drawings of corals and foraminifera 1836 (428832-3001)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Sir Alan Howard Cottrell, metallurgist: notebooks, corresp, lecture notes, diaries and articles 1940-2011 (2012-168)
  • James Ephraim Lovelock, independent scientist and ecologist: corresp, research papers notebooks and photographs 1935-2011 (2012-118)


Mills Archive

  • Anthony Bryan, molinologist: drawings, corresp and personal papers 1966-2009 (2012.0010)

Wellcome Library

  • Stephen Irwin Abrams, American scholar of parapsychology and drug policy activist: papers covering topics such as Extra-Sensory Perception, cannabis law reform and the work of the SOMA organisation, LSD and other psychedelics and alchemy c1950-2005 (PP/SAB)
  • Richard Durbin, computational geneticist: corresp, manuscripts and papers c1980-2005 (PP/DUR)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Sir Alexander Ogston, surgeon and bacteriologist: additional papers 1891-1944

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Robert Wolfgang Cahn, materials scientist: papers (MS Add. 9976)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Mark Alexander Abrams, social scientist: papers c1940-1989 (ABMS)
  • Mark Steven Bretscher, biologist: scientific papers 1961-2009 (Acc 1698 BRTS)
  • Sir Joseph Rotblat, physicist and peace campaigner: records of the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs 1950s-2000s (RTBT)

Cambridge University: Jesus College Archives

  • Jacob Bronowski, mathematician, poet, and humanist: literary MS and papers [transferred from University of Toronto and closed for one year for re-cataloguing] 1930-74

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Sir Edmund Ronald Leach, anthropologist: drafts of journal articles, travel notebooks and corresp 1935-1989 (PP/ERL)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • John Stuart Pepys Rawlins, Medical Director General of the Navy: papers, photographs and films chiefly rel to his research into the development of ejector seats c1950-79 (Rawlins, J S P)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Commonplace book by unknown author referencing Charles Darwin 1880-1884 (12/040)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Department of Education Science Laboratories Unit: records incl material from the Architects and Building Branch of the Department of Education 1950-1980s (DC/TBR)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Maurice Hugh Frederick Wilkins, Emeritus Professor of Biophysics, King's College London: papers, with artefacts, books and pamphlets 1940-2003 (K/PP178)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Building Archive: minutes 1974-1986 (TDB)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Sir Walter Fred Bodmer, geneticist: corresp and papers c1950-2010 (6763)
  • Frederick Harold Kemp, radiologist: corresp 1960-76 (6761)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • James Blyth, physicist: further essays and photographs c1861-1906 (Acc 1299, Acc 1310)
  • Sir Graham John Hills, physical chemist: speeches, photographs, video recordings of degree ceremonies, letters of congratulation on his appointment as Principal of the University of Strathclyde 1977-92 (Acc 1347)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Nuffield Physics Project: corresp with leading scientists and educationalists 1962- (MS 5466)