Subject Strength: Science

Bell (Maurice) Collection

Around 500 books, mainly relating to economics and industry, particularly coal-mining, railways and chemistry but also including iron, steel, explosives and oyster fisheries.

Entomology Collection

Books on insects from the 18th and 19th Centuries, some with hand-coloured illustrations. For the most part written in English, French or German, with some in Latin.

Heslop Harrison (John) Notebooks and Albums

Chiefly notes on plant biology, pollination and plant genetics all belong to former Professor of Botany, John William Heslop Harrison, at Newcastle University.

Randell (Professor Brian) Archive

This archive relates to Professor Randell's professional and academic associations in the field of computing science throughout his career.