The Hawkes Collection

Scope and Content

  • Books

Administrative / Biographical History

A collection of books of instruction and of adventures overseas, especially Africa, of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries is available for researchers to use on Level 2 at the Hive.

Conditions Governing Access

Other Finding Aids

Full cataloguing of items in process. Search the Library Catalogue for individual items Items also listed on University of Worcester Research Collections website

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

All items can be handled.

Archivist's Note

Collection level description by Sarah Stretton, Graduate Trainee, University of Worcester.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies/photographs can be made according to copyright law and depending on the condition of the documents. A copyright agreement and an agreement covering reproduction must be signed.

Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB3284 collection policy and depositor agreement.

Custodial History

Collection deposited with University of Worcester Research Collections 2006. Listed on University of Worcester Research Collections:


Further accruals are expected.

Personal Names