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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Nature


Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Milton Keynes Natural History Society: records incl minutes, corresp and photographs 1968-2008 (AR123/2017)

Ceredigion Archives

  • David B James (d2017), natural historian and author: slide collection rel to natural history c1960-2017 (ADX/1609)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Slides taked by P Lloyd, Warden of Rhyl Teachers' Centre showing the effect of wind driven sand at Kinmel Bay 1974 (CP634)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Cumbria Wildlife Trust, South Walney Nature Reserve: minutes, reports, plans, research notes and corresp 20th cent (BDSO 160)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Cumbria's Top 50 Trees, Heritage Lottery funded project: records incl booklet, map and corresp 2016-2017 (DSO 438)

Dorset History Centre

  • William Bowles Barrett (1833-1915), lawyer and botanist: local history and natural history notes and papers 1830-1900 (D-2879)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Nature diary relating to the Aberdyfi area 1940-1950 (ZM7534)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • Herefordshire Ornithological Club: additional records incl letters, surveys, maps and publications c1900-2015 (DB12, CZ88)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hertfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club: records 1875-1892 (Acc 5937)

Lancashire Archives

  • Harry Shorrock (fl 1946-2012), naturalist: travel and natural history diaries incl trips to Kenya, Australia, Singapore and Bangkok 1946-2014 (DDX 3066)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Loughborough Naturalists Club: records of flora and fauna observed and recorded 1960-2010 (DE9392)

Stockport Archive Service

  • Cheadle Hulme & Bramhall Natural History Society: records incl accounts and minutes 1984-2017 (D2179)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Eluned Bebb Jones (1925-2010), radio script writer: scripts for the BBC radio programme "Natur o'n cwmpas" (Nature around us) 1955-1965 (NLW ex 2994)
  • Ronald Mathias Lockley (1903-2000), author and naturalist: diaries (12) 1921-1948

Natural History Museum Library and Archives

  • Harold Hall expeditions: papers 1960s (2017/07)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Clifford Charles Townsend (1926-2018), botanist: corresp, notes and photographs c1950-2004 (PrP 17-0005)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Catherine Muriel Rob (1906-1975), botanist: papers incl corresp, plant lists and obituaries 1938-1975 (Acc 2017/093)
  • Derek Ungley (fl 1969-1997), chiropterologist: papers rel to bat conservation and care, habitat, survey records on bat case data and photographs 1974-1997 (2017/094)
  • Yorkshire Mammal Group: administrative records and fieldwork and species surveys 1970-2008 (YMG)
  • Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: additional records incl files on Trust nature reserves, tenure records and site management files 1865-2016 (YWT)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • Sir Peter Markham Scott (1909-1989), naturalist, ornithologist, artist: professional papers and rel to the International Whaling Commission 1980-1989 (MS Scott)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Arthur Holmes (1890-1965), geologist: academic's papers 1865-2015 (HOL)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Annie Duncan (1926-2000), zoologist: notebooks 1948-1949 (ACC 2017/2)

London University: Royal Holloway

  • Andrew Cunningham Scott (b1952), professor of earth sciences: papers 1970-1990s (2017/07)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Reading and District Natural History Society: minutes of meetings, cuttings albums and slides 20th cent (MS 5607)