PAPERS OF SIR EDWARD JOHN RUSSELL

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Consists of correspondence, both personal and scientific 1888-1963; books of account including household cash account and royalty statements 1903-1956; diaries and journals 1868-1962; newspaper cuttings relating Sir Edward John Russell 1901-1960; note books 1832-1962; photographs 1917-1960; miscellaneous papers 1898-1962; printed material written by Sir Edward John Russell 1822-1965; papers relating to a biography of Sir Alfred Daniel Hall 1902-1950; papers relating to the history of agricultural science in Britain 1910-1965

Administrative / Biographical History

Russell, Sir, Edward John, 1872-1965, Knight

Arrangement

  • 1 CORRESPONDENCE
  • 2 BOOKS OF ACCOUNT
  • 3 DIARIES AND JOURNALS
  • 4 NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS
  • 5 NOTE BOOKS
  • 6 PHOTOGRAPHS
  • 7 SUNDRY PAPERS
  • 8 PRINTED MATERIAL
  • 9 PAPERS RELATING TO A BIOGRAPHY OF SIR ALFRED DANIEL HALL
  • 10 PAPERS RELATING TO THE HISTORY OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE IN GREAT BRITAIN

Conditions Governing Access

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Presented 1966 on permanent loan by Rothamsted Experimental Station, with the exception of the papers relating to the history of agricultural science in Great Britain, which were presented in 1970 accession number 1032

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Bibliography

For information about the life and career of Sir Edward John Russell, see his autobiography The land called me (London, George Allen and Unwin Ltd, 1936) [available at the Royal Agricultural Society of England's Library please see http://www.rase.org.uk/library.html for contact details] and Biographical memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, v.12, 1966, p. 457 - 477

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