More information on L.R. Crawshay
Lionel Ruttledge Crawshay
1900-1936 Letters, reports, data, notebooks, photographs [PCR1]
- Includes Plymouth fauna records (1904-1908);
- English Channel Investigations (1906);
- Plankton experiments (1912-1913);
- "Scotia" investigations (1913-1914);
- Sponge fishery investigations in Cyprus (1929) and the British West Indies (1919-1934),
- Correspondence, accounts, and photographs;
- Scientific notebooks and diaries.
Notebooks and diaries.
1893-1943 39 notebooks, documents and photographs [PCR10]
Summary: Scientific observations, records, memoranda, diaries, some with loose papers and photographs.
Scientific work, mainly at the Marine Biological Association.
1900-1914 Records, notes, letters [PCR2]
Summary: Includes scientific notes (1900-1903); Plymouth fauna records (1904-1908); English Channel rocks and bottom samples investigations (1906); Salmon rearing experiment (1906-1908); notes on English Channel deeper-water fauna (1912); experiments on keeping plankton animals (1912-1913); "Scotia" investigations (1913-1914).
Scientific and personal notes.
1919-1939 Notebooks, records, letters, documents and photographs [PCR5]
British West Indies sponge fishery investigations.
1919-1935 Letters, reports, records [PCR8]
Summary: Mainly Bahamas and British Honduras. Includes proposals, accounts, reports, data, and general correspondence. Correspondence with Colonial Office and Colonial Secretary, Bahamas, includes copies of letters from Winston Churchill, Secretary of State for the Colonies, to the Administrator, Bahamas, concerning Crawshay's work and his expenses.
Summary: Collected while he was mainly in the West Indies.
Cyprus sponge fishery.
1929-1930 Letters, notes and report [PCR9]
Summary: Crawshay visited Cyprus in 1929 to investigate the sponge fishery and to prepare a report for the Governor of Cyprus.
1935-? Typescript, notes and photographs [PCR3]
1935-1939 Letters [PCR6]
Summary: Correspondence while based in Plymouth, following his return from the West Indies.
Disposal and sale of L.R. Crawshay's library.
1944-1945 Letters and booklists [PCR 7]