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Land use

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — BG

Archives of the Botanic Garden, 1856 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG
Scope and Contents

The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.

Dates: 1856 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Item

Hainault Forest, South Essex, covering 23 May 1973 to 8 May 1991, 1973-05-23 - 1991-05-08

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/2/Hainault
Scope and Contents

The notebook contains observations of tree species and pollarding in this Essex Forest, with notes on the Sylvan Way dispute, involving London County Council (with description of architects' plans).

Dates: 1973-05-23 - 1991-05-08
 Item

Hayley Wood 5: 16 November 1975 to 20 July 1976, 1975-11-16 - 1976-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/2/HaWo5
Scope and Contents

This notebook includes an account of a deer-count in the wood [373-376]. Beaters drove the deer from cover. Rackham also records [391] a conversation with G. F. Hughes, who reported that the hares were causing more damage through eating young shoots than deer.

Dates: 1975-11-16 - 1976-07-20
 Item

Hayley Wood 39: 15 March 2014 to 8 November 2014, 2014-03-15 - 2014-11-08

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/2/HaWo39
Scope and Contents

A pasted-in map at [3156] shows the dates of recent coppicing activity in particular areas. There are observations of ash die-back in the wood.

Dates: 2014-03-15 - 2014-11-08
 Item

Marks Hall 1: 23 May 1975 to 17 April 1991, 1975-05-23 - 1991-04-17

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/2/MarksHall1
Scope and Contents

The notebook contains general topographical description, as well as detailed description of the condition of individual trees, such as the 'Markshall Oak' [page 109]. Rackham notes coppicing activity in the wood, and includes some history about the former owner, Mr Phillips Price [pages 106-109].

Dates: 1975-05-23 - 1991-04-17
 Item

Notebook 151, covering 1 October 1968 to 12 November 1968, 1968-10-01 - 1968-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/151
Scope and Contents

Locations featured include: Hayley Wood [1394-1403], [1435-46] and [1453-54], the fungi of Brandon Park [1405-31], Buff Wood [1450-52] and [1457-61] and Norwich [1462].

Dates: 1968-10-01 - 1968-11-12
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Notebook 288, covering 23 March to 29 March 1982., 1982-03-23 - 1982-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/288
Scope and Contents

This notebook covers a trip to Greece. Specific locations covered include: Khania [2269-335], Argyroupolis, Kallikratis [2269-82], Nea Roumata [2282-96], Sassalos [2297-316], Akrotiri [2317-30], Elaphonisi [2336-84] and Elos, Palaeochora [2357-84]. The notebook contains descriptions of traditional village life in these remote parts, as well as a description of a fishing trip on pages [2337-42].

Dates: 1982-03-23 - 1982-03-29
 Item

Notebook 307, covering 13 October to 17 November 1983, 1983-10-13 - 1983-11-17

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/307
Scope and Contents

Particular locations covered include: Cardiff [3965-66], Cambridge [3967-75] , [3993-99], [3999-4001] and [4003-27], Bishop Wood near Selby [3970-71], New Forest [4007-22], Peterculter (Aberdeen) [3976-80], Strath Feugh [3977-78], Birse (Aberdeen) [3980-93] including Templars' Park [3991], Norwich [3999], Nottingham [4001-03], Thirsk [4028-36] and woods of N. E. Yorkshire [4029]. There is a description of a sawmill in Aberdeenshire on pages [3981-85].

Dates: 1983-10-13 - 1983-11-17
 Item

Notebook 319, covering 1 January to 13 February 1985, 1985-01-01 - 1985-02-13

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC14/6/2/1/319
Scope and Contents

Locations featured include: Cambridge [4901-906], [4909-11], [4914-20], Woodwalton woods [4903], Edinburgh [4907-909], Felsham [4911-14], Stafford (Venables sawmills) [4921-40], Staffordshire woods [4929], Cheshire [4931-32], North Wales [4934-40], Betwys-y-Coed woods [4936-37] and Llangollen woods [4938-39]. There are additional notes on prehistoric finds from the Bradfield area in Suffolk [4912-13], and a description of the Henry Venables sawmill in Staffordshire on pages [4921-26].

Dates: 1985-01-01 - 1985-02-13
 Series

Papers relating to St Mary's Convent, Bateman Street, 1952 - 1977

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 49
Scope and Contents

Relate, among other things, to exchange of land with garden, new Convent buildings, boundary walls, use of paddock, field work by Convent pupils and grant application.

Dates: 1952 - 1977
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Fonds

Personal Papers of Chrystabel Procter, 1822 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Procter
Scope and Contents

The papers include personal and biographical records, records relating to her career (although there is very little about her period at Bingley Training College) including a chronological sequence kept while Garden Steward at Girton College, and to her time in Africa. There are also records relating to Procter's writing and a number of versions of her autobiography. The collection of family papers includes material of and pertaining to her sister, Joan Beauchamp Procter, zoologist.

Dates: 1822 - 1986
 Series

Property records, 1879 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 21-2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.

Dates: 1879 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.
 Item

Receipted bill for £7 for shrubs for the garden, 1828-03-05

Reference Code: GBR/0268/CCCC02/B/86/32
Scope and Contents

Two bay trees, one acuba and 2 French honeysuckles.

Dates: 1828-03-05
 Series

Records relating to use of the garden on Sundays, 1881 - 1980

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/BG 24
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The archives comprise a wide range of operational records, covering the management and development of premises and grounds, garden planting, gardening advice within and without the University, visitors and Friends, accounts, bequests (including that by Reginald Cory) and staff, as well as papers concerning interaction with the Botany School and botanical research in general.

Dates: 1881 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Among the archives of the Botanic Garden, personal records are closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.