Hughes Papers, 1830 - 1915
Scope and Contents
The earliest records relate to Woodward's will, estates and the administration of his fossil collection. From the 1880s, administrative records of the burgeoning Department of Geology, its teaching, examining, and students, survive alongside papers for the lengthy project to build the Sedgwick Museum. The archives also include the papers of Professor T. McKenny Hughes, Woodwardian Professor 1873-1917.
- 1830 - 1915
Conditions Governing Access
Personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
5 archive box(es) (5 boxes) : Paper
Language of Materials
Originally in two large packets labelled unsorted, some traces of an original order did survive in some instances: the series headed Alienation, for example, was all contained in one cardboard folder. Original groupings have been preserved throughout, occasionally at the cost of overall consistency.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Papers of Professor T. Mckenny Hughes, transferred among the records of the Department
Hughes, Professor Thomas McKenny
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