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Major accessions to repositories in 2013 relating to Science


Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Sidcup Literary and Scientific Society: treasurers' papers, administrative papers and ephemera 1910-2010 (2013/040)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Benjamin John Corder, rector of Radnage, scientific researcher: scrapbooks and notes rel to his scientific and parish work 20th cent (AR 18/2013)

Dorset History Centre

  • Donald Boalch, weather recorder: weather records collected at Lyme Regis 1954-1998 (D.2562)

Glamorgan Archives (formerly Glamorgan Record Office)

  • Wilson Reginald Harrison, Director of the Home Office Forensic Science Laboratory: texts of lectures about detection of forgery in handwriting and documents provided for various audiences incl the Cardiff City Police School of Experience and Research and the Metropolitan Police College, Hendon 1935-1936 (D965)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Raymond Mills, physician and friend of Lawrence Durrell: papers incl rel to Lawrence Durrell 1947-2006 (Add MS 89014)

Jersey Archive

  • Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Author Zoologist and Conservationist: manuscripts, notes, corresp, financial records and publicity material c1940-2002 (JA/2424)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Phytochemical Society of Europe: additional corresp, minutes, proceedings, abstracts from symposia and meetings, photographs, membership details, awards and grants information, publication information, conference organisation notes c1970-2010 (PrP 13-0033)


Geological Society of London

  • Dan Peter McKenzie, geophysicist: papers, research and corresp 1966-1999 (A/2013/14)

Royal Institution of Great Britain

  • Royal Institution of Great Britain: additional administrative papers, incl audio tapes of lectures 1980-2013 (RI MS AD)

Wellcome Library

  • Carol Churcher, research technician: records rel to sequencing work at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute c1986-2005 (GRL/CHU)
  • John Sulston, biologist and Nobel Prize winner: papers rel to work at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and as founding director of the Sanger Centre, covering his work on cell lineage, the worm genome project and the Human Genome Project 1960s-2000s (PP/SUL)
  • Oliver M Wrong, lecturer and academic nephrologist: papers rel to research on specific kidney conditions, corresp, research notebooks, files arranged by patient, illustrative materials, memoirs, and lecture notes 1950s-2000s (PP/WRO)
  • Association of Clinical Cytogeneticists: minutes, ACC Bulletin, 'Human Chromosome' newsletter and papers rel to the foundation and dissolution of the Association 1979-2001 (SA/ACC)
  • International Society for Interferon and Cytokin Research: papers collected by the Archives Committee of the International Society for Interferon and Cytokin Research under the chairmanship of Norman Finter, incl personal accounts, corresp and photographs from individuals involved in interferon research 1955-2009 (GC/267)
  • Society of X-Ray Technology: records incl minutes, corresp, membership information and journals 1935-1990 (SA/SXT)
  • Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute: annual reports and audio-visual material c1994-2010 (GRL/SAN)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Andrew Richard Lang, physicist: additional papers 1952-2008 (DM2561)
  • Bristol Scientific Club: papers 1900-2010 (DM2536)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Thomas Edward Allibone, physicist and electrical engineer: autobiographical material, research papers, and corresp c1926-2000 (ALIB)

Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute

  • Hal Lister, geographer, polar explorer: papers rel to scientific career and Commonwealth Trans Antarctic Expedition, 1955-58 (MS 2234)

Cambridge University: Trinity College Library

  • Andrew Fielding Huxley, neurophysiologist and Master of Trinity College: corresp and papers c1930-2012 (HUXY)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Eric Lucey, scientific film pioneer: papers 20th cent (Coll-1484)

Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit

  • Raymond Ernest Wigg, engineer: corresp and course files on Meteorology and Aircraft Instruments 1939-1942 (B/WIGG RE)

London University: King's College Archives

  • James Henry Merriman, physicist, OBE: manuscript notebooks containing notes and diagrams on electricity and electromagnetic theory, together with results of experiments 1933-1934 (Acc 2763)
  • Alexander Stokes, physicist, mathematician and lecturer at King's College London: papers rel to work in the Biophysics Research Unit within the Wheatstone Physics Laboratory at King's College London, incl notes from Rosalind Franklin and notes and corresp with Maurice Wilkins who he worked alongside on studies of DNA 1947-2013 (K/PP Stokes)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Dr David Hodges, scientist and academic of Wye College, Kent: papers rel to work for the Biological Agriculture and Horticultural Journal, the Institute of Biological Husbandry and the Soil Association 20th cent (D DX2041)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Meteorological diary compiled by Robert Dodd and Neville Huckerby, pupils at Fairham Comprehensive School, Clifton 1964-1965 (Met/Do)
  • Register of rainfall in Newark, Nottinghamshire and various papers rel to weather and climate collected by H. Vernon Radcliffe, M.B.E. (1926-2011) 1965-2011 (Met/Ve)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Stan Cornford, assistant director to the Meteorological Office: papers rel to climate change and specifically to the UN World Meteorological Organisation and the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee for a Convention on Climate Change 20th-21st cent (Acc 9411)
  • Frederick Augustus Dixey, physiologist: letters to Dixey from various correspondents 19th-20th cent (Acc 7106)
  • Bronwen Loder, scientist, Human Genome Organisation: corresp and papers 20th cent (Acc 9279)
  • Royal Greenwich Observatory: astronomical plates (205 crates) 19th-20th cent

Sheffield University Library

  • Gareth Roberts, physicist: corresp, diaries, meeting papers, photographs, slides, tapes, discs, school exercise books and reports 1942-2007 (MS 429)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • University of Reading: records of the 'Skylark' project, incl images and papers rel to rocket launches from Woomera in Australia and Argentina 1970s (MS 5492)