Museums and Collections

  • Where is the _____ Collection. C. D. Sherborn. 1940. Available online via The Internet Archive
  • World Directory of Mineral Collections. 2nd Edition 1977,  by O. V. Peterson, M. Deliens, A. R. Kampf, H.-J
  • Geology in Museums: A Bibliography and Index. 1983 Compiled by Tom Sharpe, National Museum of Wales
  • The State and Status of Geology in UK Museums. P. S. Doughty. Geological Society Miscellaneous Paper No. 13
  • Directory of British Geological Museums. Compiled by John R. Nudds. Geological Society Miscellaneous Paper No. 18
  • World Palaeontological Collections. R. J .Cleevely available via the Internet Archive and BHL


  • World Palaeontological Collections. 1983 R. J .Cleevely
  • Robbing the Sparry Garniture; A 200-year History of British Mineral Dealers 1750-1950 1983 Michael P. Cooper 

UK Minerals 

  • Crystal Mountains: Minerals of the Cairngorm 2014 R. E. Starkey Available here


  • Curation of palaeontological collections. Bassett M. G. (ed.). 1979. Palaeontological Association Special Papers in Palaeontology No. 22. Available online


  • Conservation of Geological Collections. R. E. Child (Ed.). 1994