NERC ABRC Taxonomy Review working party

Scope and Content

Contains work plan for the review (30th April 1974); paper on measures to support zoo-taxonomy and facilitate zoological identification ( August 1973); list of the members of the working party; general conclusions and general information on the first meeting of NERC Taxonomy working party; report of a committee appointed by the Council of the Royal Society on taxonomy (1963); report on the British Museum (Natural History) 1969-1971 (1972); notes by Dr R.W.J. Keay (1974); papers for information; note on NERC and SRC research grants in support of Taxonomy; notes on the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew- The Herbarium; unconfirmed minutes of the first meeting; notes on the second meeting held at the museum; lists of taxomonists and research workers and departments and institutes; abstract on taxonomy from the Aquatic Microbiology Working Party; information on taxonomy; paper on the note on Taxonomy in the International Union of Biological Sciences; information on the third meeting; information on training taxonomists; journal article on Classification; plan and information of the report; general information on the ninth meeting; report of the ninth Commonwealth Conference on Plant Pathology 1975; letter from Prof. D.H. Jennings over the teaching of taxonomy; circular to scientists involved in Taxonomy; copies of claim forms; and general letters concerning the review.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Lund joined May 1974.