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Major accessions to repositories in 2014 relating to Science


Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Home Office, Forensic Science Laboratory, Birmingham: records 1938-1988 (MS 4724)

Bristol Record Office

  • SAC Technology Ltd, later Ricardo International, consulting engineers, Bristol: corresp, reports, photographs and papers 1980-2009 (43152)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Dumfries and Galloway Electrical Society: minute book and papers 1936-2014 (GGD743)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Meteorological observations, Hastings 1934-1939 (Acc 11803)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Colin Livingstone (fl 1874-1917), headmaster of Fort William Public School: papers incl meteorological readings, newspaper cuttings and other papers [transferred from West Highland Museum] 1874-1917 (L/D158)
  • Scottish Meteorological Society: visitors books for Ben Nevis observatory and hotel [transferred from West Highland Museum] 1884-2009 (L/D155)

Northumberland Archives

  • Blyth Harbour Wind Farm Project, Wansbeck: records incl environmental statements, statistics and photographs 2007 (NRO 10600)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Papers rel to the history of the Harkness viscometer 1940-1989 (A\DYH)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Royal Institution of South Wales: additional records incl accounts and newsletters 2006-2013 (RISW)

West Sussex Record Office

  • West Sussex Growers Association: papers rel to Glasshouse Crop Research Institute, Littlehampton 1966-1980 (17627)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Donald Michie (1923-2007), geneticist and computer scientist: papers 1945-2007 (Add MS 89072)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Centre for Alternative Technology, eco-centre, Machynlleth: records incl oral history project on the establishment and early work of the Centre c1973-2014 (The Centre for Alternative Technology Archives)


Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

  • Additional research papers and material rel to the statistical work of Alison Macfarlane as Professor of Perinatal Health at City University, London 2001-2011 (2014/5)

Royal Society

  • Sir John Warcup Cornforth (1917-2013), chemist, and Rita Cornforth (1915-2012), nee Harradence, chemist: corresp, scientific papers and papers rel to award of Nobel Prize 1933-2007 (20140)
  • Kenneth Wade (1932-2014), chemist: corresp c1960-2014 (20141)
  • Anthony Edward Walsby (b 1941), microbiologist: papers rel to scientific work and corresp c1950-2009 (20142)

Wellcome Library

  • George Csonka (1916-2000), venereologist: corresp and papers c1950-2009 (PP/CSO)
  • Alison Macfarlane (fl 1964-2015), professor of perinatal health and statistician: additional records rel to Macfarlane's work with the MRC Air Pollution Unit, incl data, research notes and papers, microfilms showing methodology, corresp, offprints, unpublished papers and reports 1940-2002 (PP/AMF)
  • David Arthur John Tyrrell (1925-2005), virologist: additional records: corresp between scientists at the MRC Common Cold Unit and third parties, mainly pharmaceutical companies, with papers and corresp rel to clinical trials 1961-1991 (PP/TYR)
  • Society for General Microbiology: records 1936-2013 (SA/SGM)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • George Alan Garton (1922-2010), biochemist: papers rel to the Rowett Research Institute c1952-1979 (Acc No 743)
  • Balfour Stewart Auroral Laboratory, Edinburgh and the British Astronomical Society Aurora Section: additional records 1947-2013 (MS 3152)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Nicholas Humphrey (b 1943), psychologist and anti-nuclear campaigner: corresp rel to 1981 BBC Jacob Bronowski lecture 'Four Minutes to Midnight' 1981-1983 (Cwl HUMPH)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • HMS Romney (1762): meteorological journal of voyage to Egypt via the Cape of Good Hope 1800-1801 (MS Add. 10066)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Robert Geoffrey Edwards (b 1925), physiologist and pioneer in reproductive medicine: additional scientific and other papers 1969-1978 (EDWS)
  • Sir Joseph Rotblat (1908-2005), physicist and peace campaigner: Pugwash Conferences papers 1954-2008 (RTBT)
  • Radar research slides rel mainly to Air Ministry Research Station, Bawdsey Manor c1944-1946 (MISC 99)

Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute

  • Corresp rel to the involvement of Sir Edgar Speyer (1862-1932) in the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913, and the fate of Captain Scott 20th cent (MS 2236)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Alexander Craig Aitken (1895-1967), mathematician: mathematical papers 1910-1995 (Coll 1529)
  • Richard Penry Ambler (1933-2013), professor of molecular biology: papers 20th cent (Coll 1577)
  • Noreen Elizabeth Murray (1935-2011), professor of molecular genetics: papers 20th cent (Coll 1528)
  • Kenneth Murray (1930-2013), professor of molecular biology: papers 20th cent (Coll 1527)
  • David Wallace (b 1945), professor of physics: papers 1962-2012 (Coll 1540)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • John Logie Baird (1888-1946), television pioneer: engineering lecture notes 1914-1915 (ACCN 3825)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • University of Hull Liquid Crystals and Advanced Materials Research Group: research papers of Professor George W Gray and others working in the Chemistry Department c1936-2014 (U DLCR)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Friederich Wilhelm Eurich (1867-1945), bacteriologist: artworks and photographs, medical reports and negatives 1901-2003 (MS 1938)
  • Barbara Sabey (d 2013), road safety scientist: reports and conference papers 1951-2002 (MS 1904)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Henry Reginald Munden (fl 1956-1976), technician and inventor, Department of Biophysics, King's College London: corresp, notes and papers rel to the development of laboratory equipment, notably a degassing unit for the electron microscope 1956-1976 (Acc 3010)
  • Maurice Underwood (fl 1965-1987), superintendent radiographer, St Thomas' Hospital: notes and instructions on x-ray procedures, incl dosages and techniques, with extensive photographic material 1971 (Acc 2982)

London University: Royal Holloway

  • Sir William Hunter McCrea (1904-1999), mathematician and astronomer: additional personal papers incl corresp, autobiographical notes and photographs c1920-1999 (PP46)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Peter Mansfield (b 1933), physicist, winner of 2003 Nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine: school notebooks, student lecture notes, research notes and videos c1951-2009 (PMP)
  • Anthony James Merrill Spencer (1929-2008), professor of theoretical mechanics: research papers, printed works, corresp with other academics, records rel to colloquiums and the University of Nottingham, with papers rel to Green's Mill, Sneinton c1960-2008 (PAS)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Sir James Learmonth Gowans (b 1924), physician, immunologist: corresp, papers and photographs c1940-2015 (9664)
  • Hayter Wilmot Pope (1891-1974), wireless and signals operator: working notebooks and papers incl material rel to working for Marconi during and after the First World War c1914-1974 (Pope)
  • John White (fl c1949-1981), research chemist: papers rel to the structure of vitamin B12 incl letters from Dorothy Hodgkin c1950-1981 (White)
  • Oxford University Scientific Society: additional papers incl minutes, membership lists, lectures, transactions and journals 20th cent (9655)
  • Book of astronomical observations from Shirburn, Oxfordshire, from the Macclesfield collection 1741-1742 (Macclesfield Astronomy MS (9640) 1)

St Andrews University Library

  • John Frank Allen (1908-2001), low temperature physicist: corresp and papers 1940-1990 (ms38940)
  • Sir Patrick Geddes (1854-1932), biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner: lectures given in India and papers rel to 'The Tower' 1923 (ms38963)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Paul Dawson-Edwards (1919-2008), urologist: papers c1950-1989 (US143)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Richard Rado (1906-1989), mathematician: additional papers incl school books, corresp, programmes and publicity material c1930-1979 (MS 5534, MS 5536)