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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fearnsides Collection

Reference code: FEA1
Scope and Contents A collection of printed books on geology assembled mainly by W.G. Fearnsides, Professor of Geology at the University of Sheffield from 1913 to 1945. The collection which bears Fearnsides┬┤ name comprises books of historical interest of the 19th and 20th centuries, primarily but not exclusively relating to the British Isles, assembled by himself, with some later additions. The earliest title is a volume on fossils by James Parkinson: Organic remains of a former world (London,...
Dates: 1808 - 1990

Knoop Far East Photographic Collection

Reference code: SLI 5
Scope and Contents A collection of approximately 1,600 photographic images, some duplicated, assembled by Douglas Knoop on a world tour 1913 - 1914.The collection consists of slides, photographs, negatives and postcards, in colour and black and white. The images cover natural features, human interest such as street scenes, and major events such as earthquakes, as well as incidental events on the tour (e.g. on board ship). The countries recorded include India, Ceylon, Singapore, the...
Dates: 1913 - 1914

Reaney Manuscripts

Reference code: 75
Scope and Contents The extant material in the collection consists of the post-World War II papers of Dr Percy Hide Reaney. The collection comprises working notes, offprints and articles, some correspondence, an annotated copy of 'A Dictionary of British Surnames', and a proof copy of 'The Origin of English Surnames'. The majority of the papers date from 1946 to 1967, with one letter dated 1943. The documents in the collection relate primarily to the two works on surnames, and additionally to...
Dates: 1943 - 1967

Rudmose Brown Collection

Reference code: 252
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence and other material of Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, Professor of Geography at Sheffield University, and relates to his writings on, and interest in, Polar exploration in the period 1922-1937. The letters are mainly written to Rudmose Brown by others, including fellow Polar scientists and explorers, about his books on Polar exploration: 'A Naturalist at the Poles: the Life, Work and Voyages of Dr. W.S. Bruce the Polar Explorer' (1923); and...
Dates: 1922 - 1937