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  Members' collections

Some members of the Society have donated their geological collections to museums or universities.- here is a list of the ones we know about and links to further details where available. Please contact the curators to arrange access to the collections.

Lynden Emery - mostly Speeton Clay; collection donated to Hull Museum - catalogue available here (1.2 MB file); MSc thesis in Hull University Library.

Kenneth Fenton - specialising in Yorkshire Jurassic Plants; collection split between Hull College and Hull Museum.

Derek Gobbett - East Yorkshire archives donated to the HGS

Ron Harrison - collection of local bricks and tiles now in Hornsea Museum (with catalogue and booklet written by Stuart Jones 2017)

Mike Horne - donations to Bristol Museum, Hull Museum, Hull University, the Treasure House in Beverley and Yorkshire Museum.

HGS Centenary Chalk Collection

HGS East Riding Boulder Committee - actively collecting for the Treasure House

John Neale - main donation to Natural History Museum in London. Some duplicate material donated to the Treasure House. Some archives and notebooks in HGS Archives; PhD thesis in Hull University Library,

Lewis Penny - Quaternary fossils and erratics; collection at Hull University - being catalogued by HGS members

Thomas Sheppard - archive in Hull Local History Library.

D W Toyne - notebook of Yorkshire Chalk Pits in HGS Archive.

Sue Wardell - provenanced East Yorkshire material donated to the Treasure House.

Felix Whitham - Mostly Yorkshire Chalk and local Jurassic; main donation to British Geological Survey in Keyworth (some on loan displayed in Hull Museum). Some specimens donated to Hull Museum. Some retained by family. No notebooks.Some archives in HGS collection.

Ted and Willy Wright - mostly Yorkshire Cretaceous; main donation to Natural History Museum in London; some material donated to Hull Museum. Some NHM material on display in Hull and East Riding Museum.

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