Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Seven soft-bound pocket notebooks in Bateson's hand that he used for documenting his tour of 'the Steppe'. Some have original numbers on the covers which are given in the following descriptions. Entries are mostly in pencil, with occasional use of ink. The content is often exceptionally detailed, with general observations, accounts of incidents, and notes on flora and fauna (sometimes with sketches). A large proportion of the entries are dated.
Briefings and arrangements for visits and meetings, including: a visit to Goodyear Tyres, Wolverhampton; the launch of the Manchester airport rail link; a meeting with Arpad Goncz, President of Hungary, including rough notes of the meeting; a visit by Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan, including rough notes of the meeting; a letter from King Hussein of Jordan on Jordan’s position on the Gulf Crisis.