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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Science


East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton Astronomical Society: records incl minutes 1967-2002 (12447)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Halifax Scientific Society: records incl minutes, cash books, syllabus, botanical corresp, notebooks and record books 1865-2003 (WYC:1830)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Edward Gange (fl 1985-2009), fungus enthusiast: mycological notebooks, 'Fungal Forays' (records of collections), and reports of fungi at specific locations 1965-2009 (3581A)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Anne Laura McLaren (1927-2007), geneticist: papers c1920-2007 (Add MS 89202)
  • Marilyn Monk (fl 1960-2011), developmental biologist: papers 1960-2011 (Add MS 89158)
  • George Robert Price (1922-1975), evolutionary biologist: mathematical papers c1960 (Add MS 89220)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Sir Robert Alexander Watson-Watt (1892-1973), physicist: additional papers c1940-1959 (Acc.13742)

National Maritime Museum: The Caird Library and Archive

  • Reginald William James (1891-1964), physicist: book of observations containing scientific calculations using the Mercer chronometer 5529 during the Trans-Antarctic Expedition led by Ernest Shackleton 1914-1917 (REG16/000049)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: working party on career development in the science group report 1975 (QX 16-0013)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Michael Pearson (1929-2014), mathematician: papers rel to his work on the Omnitrac airborne computer 1959-1977 (OMN)
  • Michael Wilson (fl 1997-2008), microbiologist: papers rel to genetically modified foods, crop research and industry 1997-2008 (MS/2175)


Royal Society

  • Brigitte Alice Askonas (1923-2013), immunologist: personal papers incl lab notebooks, index boxes of experiments, experimental notes created by her colleagues and letters regarding research work c1950-1990 (Acc 2016/8)
  • Rosa Beddington (1956-2001), developmental biologist: personal papers incl early university notebooks, research notes, lab notebook, thesis, photos, postcards and personal cards c1960-2000 (BED)
  • Timothy Vivian Pelham Bliss (b 1940), neuroscientist: personal papers incl research, data and professional corresp c1960-2000 (TIB)
  • Sir John Warcup Cornforth (1917-2013), chemist: personal papers incl photographs c1950-2000 (COR/3)
  • Wilhelm Siegmund Feldberg (1900-1993), physiologist and biologist: personal papers incl corresp, photographs of colleagues, lecture notes and framed cannula c1920-2000 (FEL)
  • James Glaisher (1809-1903), astronomer and meteorologist: collection of original manuscripts and proof sheets used to produce the Illustrated London Almanack 1845-1857 (MS/910)
  • Dame Julia Higgins (b 1942), professor and polymer scientist: personal papers incl photos, grants material, teaching and research lecture notes, research manuscripts and corresp c1970-2016 (JSH)
  • John Herbert Humphrey (1915-1987), immunologist: personal papers incl research topic files, microscope slides and corresp, incl some corresp as chair of Medical Campaign against Nuclear Weapons c1950-1980 (JOH)
  • Richard Timothy Hunt (b 1943), biochemist and molecular physiologist: personal papers incl research files, drafts of papers and corresp c1980-2000 (HUN)
  • David James Thouless (b 1934), condensed-matter physicist: personal papers incl notebooks, research notes, tape recordings of lectures, lecture materials and corresp c1950-2000 (Acc 2016/6)

Wellcome Collection

  • Elizabeth Bott Spillius (1924-2016), anthropologist: papers rel to her career c1910-2011 (PP/EJS)


Cambridge University Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • Alexander Stuart Watt (1892-1985), plant ecologist: papers 20th cent (MS Add.10164)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Dame Athene Margaret Donald (b 1953), physicist, university administrator: scientific and personal papers 1970s-2010s (DNLD)
  • Rosalind Elsie Franklin (1920-1958), crystallographer: personal letters 1927-1958 (FRKN)
  • Audrey Marion Glauert (1925-2014), electron microscopist: personal and scientific papers c1900-1999 (GLRT)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Alan Mathison Turing (1912-1954), mathematician: corresp 1930-1954

Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute

  • Philip James Mullock (1933-2015), mathematician: Gough Island scientific survey papers 1955-1956 (MS 2272)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Alwyn Scarth (c1937-2017), volcanologist: papers c1950-2009 (2016/770)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • David Owen Edge (1932-2003), physicist and science educator: papers 20th cent (E2016:82)
  • Alan William Greenwood (1897-1981), zoologist and geneticist: papers 20th cent (E2016.02)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Vicky Wilson (fl 1950-2000), lab technician, University of Leicester: lab books c1970-1989 (ULA/D52)

Newcastle University: Special Collections

  • David Kay (fl 1950), neuroscientist: professional corresp, publications, research material 1940-2016 (DK)

University of East Anglia Archives

  • Guy Stewart Callendar (1898-1964), steam engineer, meteorologist: personal recorded weather data 1940-1959 (GSC)