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Nature conservation

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:


Archives of the Nuffield Unit of Tropical Animal Ecology, 1959 - 1975

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

The archives document the establishment and operation of the Unit from the perspective of the Cambridge Directing Committee.

Dates: 1959 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: This material is closed to scholars for 80 years from the date of creation under data protection legislation. Restrictions are clearly indicated in catalogue entries.

Papers of H. Rolf Gardiner

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Gardiner
Scope and Contents This collection comprises Rolf Gardiners (RG) work on the youth movements of Britain and Europe, His travels with dance and folk groups, his furtherance of the restoration and conservation of his estate and his writings on conservation, agriculture and landscape husbandry. There is also a fair amount of personal material ranging from his birth, schooling, later life and death, correspondence with friends and visits to other countries. Some material pertains to his friendships in Germany, and...
Dates: 1902-1971
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Peter Scott: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Scott (Peter)
Scope and Contents The collection of Scott's paper is extensive. It includes a large number of biographical materials, material related to Scott's time in the Royal Navy during World War II, items covering Scott's involvement in nature conservation and research (including papers about the possible existence of the Loch Ness Monster), material related to Scott's extensive travels (mainly for professional purposes), drafts of Scott's books and other material related to his publications, documentation of Scott's...
Dates: 1916-1993
Conditions Governing Access: Some items are restricted at the discretion of the Keeper of Manuscripts.