Collection highlights

Papers of Dan McKenzie (1942-)

Scientific papers, correspondence and other material, from 1963 onwards, notably McKenzie's work on Plate Tectonics.
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Papers of William Archibald Macfadyen (1893-1985)

Notebooks, data cards, reports and correspondence, 1948-1971, of Britain's first professional geoconservationist, relating to his work for the Nature Conservancy surveying potential geoconservation sites around the country that could be designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) or National Nature Reserves (NNR).
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Papers of Janet Watson (1923-1985)

Papers relating to the life and work of Janet Vida Watson, first female President of the Society, principally notebooks and maps covering Watson's geological research in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, 1940s-1980s.
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Papers of Robert Millner Shackleton (1909-2001)

Field notebooks, maps, photographs and reports relating to the geology of Kenya, Ireland, Fiji and Britain, 1929-1995, notably Shackleton's work on the geology of Moel Hebog, North Wales, and the palaeolithic site of Olorgesailie, Kenya.
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Field books of Mike Coward (1945-2003)

120 field notebooks and one folder of maps of the structural geologist Mike Coward, dating between 1964 to 1993. Includes volumes covering his undergraduate work in Iceland and Canada, his PhD work in South Uist, Scotland, and his later research of the Moine Thrust system in NW Scotland, his work in the Himalayas, Africa, Australia, Europe and Asia
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