CLYMO, Richard S (fl 1961-1995)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Richard S Clymo, 1922-1996, comprising papers generated by Westfield College and Queen Mary College, chiefly relating to their merger in 1989. Includes Westfield College papers relating to the merger of Westfield College and Queen Mary, 1922-1992; correspondence and papers relating to a 'History of Botany at Westfield College', 1983-1984; plans for botany at Queen Mary, 1982-1988; Queen Mary College finance schemes for biology and engineering, 1990-1996; papers, plans and correspondence concerning the teaching of Environmental Sciences at Queen Mary, 1983 and correspondence and papers relating to the future of biological sciences at Westfield College, 1980-1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

Professor R S [Dicky] Clymo. Member of Botany Department at Westfield College 1961-1983, moved to Queen Mary College 1983, remained with Queen Mary and Westfield College after the merger and became, Dean of Faculty 1988-1991 and Head of School 1991-1995.


Original order.

Conditions Governing Access

The Archives are available for access in an Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Tuesdays to Thursdays 10am-4.30pm and Monday and Friday by appointment only. Users are invited to contact the Archives in advance, so that more information can be supplied concerning archive collections of relevance to their research. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Mile End Library, QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email us. For more information about the Archives see the website: Queen Mary Archives.

Acquisition Information

Deposited in the Archives, 2007.

Other Finding Aids

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for copies for research or publication should be made to the College Archivist: Lorraine Screene, Main Library QMUL, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone 020 7882 3873, email us.

Custodial History

Retained by Professor Clymo during his time at Westfield and Queen Mary.