A printable PDF ‘Guide to the Archive collections’ is available here. This is updated annually.
Archive records include:
- Papers, correspondence, and original manuscript catalogues relating to the historical specimen collections in the Museum and its stores. These include catalogues written by Dr John Woodward (1665-1728), whose collections of fossils were bequeathed to the University after his death.
- The papers of those who helped establish the Sedgwick Museum and/or were curators and directors. These include:
o Thomas McKenny Hughes (1833-1917)
o Albert ‘Bertie’ Brighton (1901-1988)
o Stuart Olof Agrell (1913-1996)
o Richard Barrie Rickards (1938-2009)
- The laboratory and field notebooks, papers and correspondence of geologists, petrologists, palaeontologists and mineralogists. These include:
o William Hallowes Miller (1801-1880)
o Thomas Bonney (1833-1923)
o John Marr (1857-1933)
o Alfred Harker (1859-1939)
o William Macfadyen (1893-1985)
o William Alexander Deer (1910-2009)
Please see Access to Records for more information about visiting the archive and getting in touch with us for further information.