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ARRIIT ac COPLEY MISSION O aT OA otra: 3) At MANTTAARTDma ub MANUSCRIPTS Report on the papers of HERBERT JOHN FLEURE FRS (1877-1969) deposited in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth Quality House, Quality Q) Bits rt, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1HP Archives Centre (CSAC 38/2/76) Reproduced for the Contemporary Scientific THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON HISTORIC AL ee All rights reserved by 1976 THE ROYAL SOCIETY THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS PLAIN UALS CSAC Joint Committee on Scientific and Technological Records CONTEMPORARY SCIENTIFIC ARCHIVES Report on the papers of HERBERT JOHN FLEURE, F.R.S. 19 (1877 - 1969) Deposited in the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Listed by: Jeannine Alton Harriot Weiskittel re sts oA Description of the collection. who retains some family and personal materia The papers were received from Mr. J.L.Fleure (son), Very little primary material remains of Fleurets early researches, or his wide range of teaching in zoology, geology, botany, anthropology or geography. recorded in Item 4, and courses of lectures given there in 1906 — OFAN Items 20, His early impressions of Aberystwyth are 21. Fleure maintained his research interests to the end of his long life, despite increasing loss of sight. Many items in the collection were written under this severe handicap (4 assistance of Mrs. Fleure. name of Bishop, is preserved in Item 20, and her help and devotion to Fleure throughout their married life is well attested in Items 9 Mrs. Fleure's own research, under her maider 36, 40), sometimes with the 11. 7, - — the States of Guernsey, is of interest (Item 8). The account book kept by Fleure's father, accountant to Help and information are gratefully acknowled Professor Alice Garnett, Dr. Iorwerth C.Peate ged from Professor E.G.Bowen, ; and Professor Elwyn Davies. 4 . Locations of other material Royal Anthropological Institute, London: Fleure's anthropometric record cards Geographical Association, Sheffield: Fleure's medals, bound set of reprints, books and journals from his library (given by his daughter), records in Minutes of the Association. Summary of the career of H.J.Fleure b. 1877 Guernsey 1885 ~- 91 educ. States Guernsey Intermediate School, and private study 1897 B.Sc London Intermediate (External) 1897 — 1901 U.C.N.W.Aberystwyth 1902 = 04 Zoological Institute, Zttrich; D.Sc. University of Wales 1904 ~ 30 U.C.N.W.Aberystwyth 1904 —- O7 Assistant Lecturer in Zoology, Geology & Botany 1907 Lecturer in Geology, Zoology & Geography 1908 = 10 1910 lay t interim Head of Dept. Geology 1917 — 30 Professor of Anthropology & Geography married Hilda Mary Bishop (d.1974) Hon. Sec. Geographical Association Professor of Geography, Victoria University, Manchester President, Section E (Geography),British Association President, Folk Lore Society — 11) Fellow of the Royal Society, London President, Geographical Association President, Royal Anthropological Institute Fellow, Royal Scottish Geographical Society Huxley Medal, Royal Anthropological Institute (see also misc. published and manuscript material in Items 1 Maps,Charts,Slides Bibliographies Notes & worki MS s Correspondence ce Contents of the handlist Biographical & Personal Printed material H.J.F. CSAC 38/2/76 Biographical & Personal (Items 1 — 11) 1. 3 photograpt misc. press—cutting F e's career, publications etc. Misc. obituaries & memorial tributes. Misc. re Honours & Award ee. Mem Memorial volume of essays to be published by colleagues at Aberystwyth, Corresponding Corresponding Nenber Fellowship of the Royal Society, 1936 Geographical Research Medal, Charles P.Daly Medal, Resolution of Senate, Uni Societa Italiana d'Antropologia, 1932 Societa Romana d'Antropologia, 1933 American Geographical Society sit Royal Scottish Geographical Society f Manchester, 1944 (on Fleure's Assc iate Doctor eS Doctor i Member, L' Institut Laws, University of Hainburgh, 195 retirement ) n Legibus, University College of North Wales, Bangor, 1955 4 — 7 Misc. autobiographical accounts & reminiscences by Fleure sor Elliot 4. De Henry Stuart Jones & typesc as above. sent for H.L.Ellis's ntenary volume ‘University College Mrs. Rachel Mary Fleming 6. Reminiscences of colleagues at Aberystwytt (on early days in Aberystwyth 1900 — 04) with pce letter to Perh. of Wales, Aberystwyth 187 material An account of geographical & climatic factors in the lifé of Wales; Ms. 'The Little Townt Ms. by Fleure, and typescr. Ms. written by Fleure in his last when he was almost blind. G5 Cash book Kept by John Fleure (father) another hand. John Fleure was accountant to the States, Guernsey , and the book refers to his transactions on their account. Ms. reminiscences by Fleure, with note by Mrs. Fleure ‘re. Prof. Herbertson'. Fleure and his work. Arranged in approximate alphabetical order, 1 Letters of condolence to Mrs. Fleure, with tributes & reminiscen from 1869 - 1889, then continued in indexed, 3 folders: A - 'Mr. E ; Te 8. ; Printed Material (Items 12 — 14) 12, 13 Articles, papers, obituaries by Fleure 2 Boxes 14 Misc. personal & association copies of articles & papers presented to Pare Memorial U.C.N.W.E Duplicated service, tw S pay tributes etc. relating to Thomas Jones, President 3 "Recollections of "J.M." by George M.L1.Davies' ios Bibliographies & studies (Items 15 — 15, 16 Audrey Marie Weston Sinnhuber: Herbert John Fleure. A Bibliograp 1954 (duplicat ted) 2 copies, one annotated and updated. JeA.Campbe..l¢ Some Sources of abe no.e2, School of Geography, Univ oeagibaegs oF H.J.Fleure. Research papers ford, 1972 Additional Ms. bibliographical information, supplementing -e Publi eee Lews publis! sure iy y 57 195€ 1959, London, published 19. of eee and oe - 37) eee lirs. Fle i complete ) the pages can be read, Dora ei a st dy in appreciation, 2y especially eae ode of his of Fleure's esfprints soinnditad Notes & working papers (Items 19 reat tenes einen ba tet Eee Ee eS tert emen Gace are drawings, perhaps for lectures, as the book has Early notebook n.d. on marine biology. Few of to hold press—cuttings < Geography in isstem Notebook inscribed 'Biological Theory. Course 1906 = 7', and drawi At rear (ms. notes ) Notebook inscribed re Biolog tical Aspect of History', Ms. lectures (many pages excised) n ‘Notes on the Gas’ Ms. with pencil and w/colour version in Annals and Magazine of Natural History, 1910, with 2 offprints of lrawings; 1 Foot and Branchial Cavity' me Hilda M.Bishop, Miss Bishop married Fleure in 1910, i74 33 variously notes ro sted below. They contain lectures, notes on the notes on anthropology f lers, labelled by Fleure as and died in 1974 Ms. lectures ee ature etc. 3 «Africa of Ks. 0 HeJeF. CSAC America (ms. notes) Ancient Lands (typescr. outline for course of 24 25 26,27 British Isles (26 contains 28 29 30 x1 32 33 Europe (typescr. outline for course of Europe and Mediterranean Region (ms .notes) Geography Lectures. Skeletons. General Course (ms. notes) Geography Subjects. unsorted (ms. notes) ~=Races (typescr. outline for extensive course of 66 lectures) Simple Societies (typescr. outline for course of outline for course of 14 lectures) lectures) 15 lectures) 28 lectures) 21 4, 35- Work on Channel Islands, mainly Guernsey 34. Photographs, mainly of dwellings in Guernsey, identified @ 54 1953 — on verso. Maps of Guernsey & Channel Islands, drawn by Fleure (ink) Printed material re Channel Islands Typescr. & ms. account of pre in Channel Islands occupation during ‘2nd. World War,6pp.,1st.p.dated dated May 5 Documents, Imperial (A Xerox copy of this document is War Museum, London.) 1945. under German June 13 1944, last in the Dept. o 35. Ms. table "& companying map by Fleure ‘Rural Distribution of Guernsey family names 1913! & ‘The Guernsey Farmhouse', ms. bie pescr. 2 separate typescr. accounts "sugges tons! by KGa dveaindele entitled 'Guernsey', with notes of 1970 Work on A | changing r (first iP hed in the New Naturalist Series, Londor collaboration with Margaret Davies, London, 2 letters from Sir Dudley Stamp 1966 re proposed revision of book, with, on verso of letter of 6 June, Fleure's plans for alterations & additions. Copy of Readers Union edition 1959, with ms.alterations by leure misc. pages of corrections & additional material for revised ed., many in Fleure's hand with Mrs, Fleure's transcriptions, and typed versions. (Fleure was almost blind when he undertook this task) Europe. A sketch of:the story of civilisation' 25 letters from Dr. Margaret 1966 - aoe during collaboration, discussing changes and current ecologic archaeological ideas e Envelope of notes on Arthur Young's ‘Travels in France before the Revolution! (not in Fleurets hand) (Peggy) Davies, Dec. Ms. papers HeJdeF's 38 (cont) 'Brittany' ms. ‘The Church! (on architecture) ms. 'Peoples of the World and their Homes' ms. ?1911 3pp. ip. 3pp. * Ms. talk on tolerance,untitled, pages noted A- E 'The Study of Man and the Welfare of Society’, typescr. 17pp. typescr. talk on racial & social diversity, untitled, 4pp. ms. talk on world religions, untitled, ip. c.1950 ms. talk for Armistice Day 5pp. carbon dating 5pp. Human Evolution',ms ,pages noted A—R 'The Almighty', o J ms talk, ? 7 5pp. (the last 3 items were written when Fleure was almost blind) poem: 'Lihou Isle off Guernsey' tQn All Souls Eve. A Mysticts Apology', signed H.J.Fleure. (written in 4i, 42. Correspon 41 Letters from colleagues, former pupils etc. requesting references. (not indexed) 1951 — 58 A2. 43 a feat Slides,maps,charts Items 43 — 45 4 boxes of labelled slides of U.S.A. 4 box inscribed 'Wales Types Negatives’. 1 box inscribed 'The Loess and Settlement Farms’. 1 box of labelled colour slides of racial types. Misc. scientific & personal correspondence. (not indexed ) slides 1 wooden slide box of labelled black-and-white slides,some of U.S.Ad. travel, majority of anthropological interest illustrating racial 1 and 2. Ordnance Survey Charts of Aberystwyth, (the Southern chart has ownership ofland holdings and boundaries outlined in u/colour by Fleure) Survey and Measurement of the Island of Guernsey Copies of by William Gardner ‘An A 1 box inscribed 'Town and Village’. 1905, 1912 te 178° sheets