November 2003

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November 2003

  • Some early collectors and collections of fossil sponges represented in The Natural History Museum, London
  • Comment on 'Type and Figured specimens in the Geology Museum, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica'
  • Curation of palynological material: a case study on the British Petroleum micropalaeontological collection
  • Upper Carboniferous crinoids: an extraordinary collection by late 19th Century amateur palaeontologists, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
  • Obituary: John Norton 1924-2002: An Appreciation
  • Lost & Found: 258. Catherine Raisin collection
  • Lost & Found: 259a. A collection of fossils including many from the Silurian of Dudley, West Midlands

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April 2003

  • The Charles W. Peach (1800-1886) Collection of Cornish fossils
  • A large scale 'Microclimate' enclosure for pyritic specimens
  • A new tool for fossil preparation
  • Obituary: Richard Michael Cardwell Eager 1919-2003
  • 28th Annual General Meeting
  • Presentation of the A.G. Brighton Medal to H. Philip Powell

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December 2002

  • Type and figured specimens in the Geology Museum, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica
  • Ichthyosaur to Iffyosaur: from fact to fiction
  • Edward Simpson, or, a search for 'Flint Jack'
  • Erratum: The Geological Curator 7(7) [2002], p. 235
  • Lost & Found: 256. James Dowsett Rose-Cleland Collection
  • Lost & Found: 257. Upper Carboniferous crinoids from Kansas City collected in 1889 by Butts and Hare

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June 2002

  • Three lectures on the life and literary character of the Rev. Dr George Young D.D., by Martin Simpson, February 1862
  • Micropalaeontological models at The Natural History Museum, London
  • The Townshend Fossil Insect Collection at Wisbech and Fenland Museum
  • 26th Annual General Meeting
  • 27th Annual General Meeting

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December 2001

  • The commercial trade: ethics versus science.
  • Ethics, science and the trade: let's get together
  • Frontiers to science: free trade and museum ethics
  • The trade in Brazilian fossils: one palaeontologist's perspective
  • Fossils for sale: is it good for science?
  • Commercial fossil trade: good or bad for Sites of Special Scientific Interest?
  • Phoney Stones
  • Gallery Review: Dinosaur Isle pulls 'em in!: Dinosaur Isle, Sandown, Isle of Wight, England

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July 2001

  • Dinosaur tracks, helicopters, and broken bones
  • A mineral collection in the Ulster Museum matched with a lecture syllabus of Sir Charles Giesecke (1761-1833)
  • Lost & Found: 255. Pleistocene Shell collections from County Wexford and the Dublin Mountains
  • The treatment of specimen labels affected by pyrite decay
  • Obituary: Gustav Arthur Cooper 1902-2000

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November 2000

  • Triassic footprints: the first English finds
  • The Burgess Shale fossils at the Natural History Museum, London
  • The printing wood block collection of the Geological Survey of Ireland
  • Lost & Found: 254. Commander Charles Morton, R.N.

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June 2000

  • Silver Pages: 25 years of the Newsletter of the Geological Curators' Group and The Geological Curator
  • Reflections on 25 years of curation
  • Lost & Found: 253. George Victor Du Noyer
  • Conservation of Important Geological Sites
  • A Catalogue of the Type, Figured and Cited Fossils in the Nottingham Natural History Museum, Wollaton Hall, Nottingham, U.K.
  • 25th Annual General Meeting
  • Presentation of the A.G. Brighton Medal to Dr Roy G. Clements

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November 1999

  • The work and type collections of the Australian Palaeontologist, Professor Dorothy Hill (1907-1997)
  • Lost & Found: 252. Bibliographic information on Eocene plants
  • Lost & Found: 253. Offspring Dear
  • A Century of Graptolite Research in Cambridge
  • Total quality management in Museums
  • Comparing gap-fillers used in conserving subfossil material

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May 1999

  • The past must have a future
  • Museums then and now: collection developments in museum geology since 1981
  • Rescuing an orphan mineral collection; the case of the University of Newcastle mineral collection at the Hancock Museum
  • Evidence that disappears: John Marr et al. and Lakeland geological sites
  • The conservation of historically important geological and geomorphological sites in England
  • The history of geology in northern Scotland: commentary on archival sources
  • Lost & Found: 250. William Lonsdale's Permian bryozans from Tasmania
  • Lost & Found: 251. Sir William Logan (1798-1875)
  • 24th Annual General Meeting

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