Skipwith Common

Scope and Content

Papers and photographs concerning the stewardship, ecology and attributes of the former Trust site at Skipwith Common, including legal agreements and tenure records 1968-2000; nature reserve management committee minutes 1969-2000; biological records 1957-1998 and hydrological records 1980-1984.

Access Information

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws. 24 hours' notice is required to access photographic material.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2013. Further additions were made in 2016.

Note

You can find more information on the current management of the site, now jointly managed by the Escrick Park Estate and Natural England, on the Friends of Skipwith Common website: http://friendsofskipwithcommon.org.uk/

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Appraisal Information

The files were weeded for duplicates by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust staff prior to deposit. Material of insufficient archival value has been removed and returned to Wakefield.

Additional Information

Published