Spurn National Nature Reserve

Scope and Content

Papers and photographs concerning the stewardship of the site, which was acquired by the Trust in 1959 as its third nature reserve. The records include information on the acquisition of the site and the associated tensions with local residents, information on the management of coastal erosion at the site and species records.

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 2014.

Note

further information on Spurn National Nature Reserve can be found on the website of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust: http://www.ywt.org.uk/reserves/spurn-nature-reserve

Other Finding Aids

None.

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.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Additional Information

Published