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Queen Mary, University of London

CLYMO, Richard S (fl 1961-1995)


Reference code(s): GB 0370 RC

Held at: Queen Mary, University of London

Title: CLYMO, Richard S (fl 1961-1995)

Date(s): 1922-1996

Level of description: Collection (fonds)

Extent: 4 boxes

Name of creator(s): Clymo | Richard S | fl 1961-1995 | Professor of Ecology


Administrative/Biographical history:

Professor R S [Dicky] Clymo. Member of Botany Department at Westfield College 1961-1983, moved to Queen Mary College 1983, remained with Queen Mary and Westfield College after the merger and became, Dean of Faculty 1988-1991 and Head of School 1991-1995.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Richard S Clymo, 1922-1996, comprising papers generated by Westfield College and Queen Mary College, chiefly relating to their merger in 1989. Includes Westfield College papers relating to the merger of Westfield College and Queen Mary, 1922-1992; correspondence and papers relating to a 'History of Botany at Westfield College', 1983-1984; plans for botany at Queen Mary, 1982-1988; Queen Mary College finance schemes for biology and engineering, 1990-1996; papers, plans and correspondence concerning the teaching of Environmental Sciences at Queen Mary, 1983 and correspondence and papers relating to the future of biological sciences at Westfield College, 1980-1987.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Original order.

Conditions governing access:

The Archives are available for access in the Archives Reading Room located on the 2nd Floor of the Mile End Library. The Archives Reading Room is open Mondays to Fridays 9am-4pm by appointment only. Contact the Archives for more information: Archives, Main Library QMUL, 328 Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone: 020 7882 3873, email: For more information about the Archives see the website:

Conditions governing reproduction:

Applications for copies for research or publication should be made to the Archivist: Main Library QMUL, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, telephone 020 7882 3873, email

Finding aids:

Box list available in the reading room.

Detailed catalogue



Archival history:

Retained by Professor Clymo during his time at Westfield and Queen Mary.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in the Archives, 2007.



Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Aug 2008

Mergers | Industrial policy | Industrial economics
Universities | Higher education institutions | Educational institutions
Educational administration
Environmental sciences
Higher science education

Personal names
Clymo | Richard S | fl 1961-1995 | Professor of Botany

Corporate names
University of London | Queen Mary College
University of London | Westfield College