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The memorial day held for George Claridge Druce: 18th May 1996
Edited by F Watkins and S Marner
Summary

The George Claridge Druce Memorial Day was held in Oxford on Saturday 18th May 1996 to celebrate the life of a distinguished field botanist and Fellow of the Royal Society, and to mark the official unveiling of a new headstone in Holywell Cemetery. The original monument was lost in the 1970s leaving the former Oxford Mayor's grave unmarked. The new stone was purchased by The Botanical Society of the British Isles (BSBI), the cost of erection was met by subscrirption and the day was jointly organised by the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire, the University of Oxford Plant Sciences Department and Oxford University Botanic Garden.

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In celebration of the Centenary of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire 1901 - 2001
S Marner
Summary

The story of the founding of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire in 1901 and the people involved.

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Some early 20th Century proceedings of the Ashmolean Natural History Society of Oxfordshire
Summary

The proceedings take the form of paper-bound booklets and each contains a list of members, a summary of the year's programme, various reports and a list of books in the library. They also have natural history reports which it is intended to present here in electronic form. Each report will appear as a facsimile and in a searchable version.

At present various back numbers are available as hard copies, with dates ranging from 1901 to 1968. Copies will be posted free to good homes on receipt of a suitably stamped-addressed envelope. If you would like to have one or more of them, please email enquiries. You will receive a full list and detail of weights for postage.

We are gradually putting some of the natural history reports on this website, in pdf format. Note that although every effort has been made to eliminate errors in the searchable versions, some may still remain. We suggest that you check the facsimile version as well. If you do find any transcription errors, please email us.

Hymenoptera-Aculeata of the Oxford District

Summary

This list was put together by members of the Oxfordshire Natural History Society and Field Club and published in 1901, in the report for the year 1900.

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Lepidoptera of the Oxford District

Summary

This list is by Arthur Doncaster; it was published in 1902, in the report for the year 1901.

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Record of Diptera

Summary

This list by G. C. Hughes was published in 1903, in the report for the year 1902.

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The "Ruskin Plot"

Summary

A description of the Ruskin Plot, now usually referred to as the Ruskin Reserve; it is now also a National Nature Reserve. This description was published in 1903, in the report for the year 1902.

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Record of Diptera

Summary

A second list by G. C. Hughes, published in 1904, in the report for the year 1903.

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Record of Mollusca

Summary

A list by H. C. Napier and G. D. H. Carpenter, published in 1904, in the report for the year 1903.

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Record of Mollusca

Summary

A second list by H. C. Napier and G. D. H. Carpenter, published in 1905, in the report for the year 1904. It is followed by an article on "How to Find Shells round Oxford.

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Record of Fungi

Summary

A list of Fungi by George C. Hughes, published in 1905, in the report for the year 1904.

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Record of Mollusca

Summary

A supplement to the lists of Mollusca published in 1903 and 1904. This third list was published in 1906, in the report for the year 1905.

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Preliminary list of Coleoptera observed in the Neighbourhood of Oxford from 1819 to 1907

Summary

This list was compiled by James J. Walker and published in 1907 in the report for the year 1906.

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Supplementary list of Coleoptera

Summary

This list forms a supplement to the list in the report for 1906; it was also compiled by James J. Walker and was published in 1908 in the report for the year 1907.

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Interim Report on the Local Coleoptera

Summary

The 1910 update on Coleoptera by James J. Walker was published in 1911 in the report for the year 1910.

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Report on the Local Moss Flora

Summary

The 1910 list of local mosses by H Napier was published in 1911 in the report for the year 1910.

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Still to come:

  • 1912: Proceedings and Report for 1911, With a Supplementary List of Coleoptera, and a List of Arachnida of the Oxford District.
  • 1925: Proceedings and Report for 1924, together with the Oxford Ornithological Society Report 1923-24.