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Arthur Tansley: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Tansley

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of biographical materials (mainly about or rembrances of Tansley), notes and notebooks used by Tansley for field notes, manuscripts and notes for Tansley's book and lectures and psychology, correspondence and other materials relate to publications, material related to lectures and broadcasts (the latter of which Tansley may not have been involved in), documentation of Tansley's involvement in various Societies and Organisations (he had key roles in several), material related to Tansley's visits and his participation in conferences, and a variety of correspondence that covers an extensive period of Tansley's life.


  • 1854-2008


Conditions Governing Access

Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.


496 item(s) (496 items)

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Other Finding Aids

This is an abbreviated record. A hard copy of the full catalogue is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were received by the Library, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge, 13 January 2009.
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Repository Details

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