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The Club archives

A record of the Club archives is given by the National Archives:

North Staffordshire Field Club

Description: 1865-2003: records incl. minutes, accounts, corresp., membership and library records.
Held at: Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
Archive No.: D6104

The contents of these archives can be determined online using this folder tree at Gateway to the Past.


Member archives:

H. Malcolm Fraser Collection, University of Reading. Expert on bees and beekeeping. "Malcolm Fraser entered enthusiastically into Staffordshire life, in particular as a [life-long and dedicated] member of the North Staffordshire Field Club".


Libraries known to have runs of the Club journals:

Library of Leicester University. North Staffordshire Field Club: Transactions, 1919-1959.

Lancashire County Council libraries. North Staffordshire Field Club: Transactions, 1915-1960.

Stanford University Libraries, USA. North Staffordshire Journal of Field Studies 1961-1985. ("Off-campus storage. No public access", at May 2015).

Update, Aug 2020: Keele University catalogue now shows a complete run, inc the New Series of booklet Transactions c. 1970s-2000s, and Edward A. Watkin's 1982 Index, An Index to the Transactions, Journal and transactions (New series) of the Field Club, 1866-.