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Name of organisation
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Number and street (if known)
Additional online information
e.g. collections online URL, blog URL, etc. Please separate urls with a semicolon and space
Does this collection still exist?
e.g. year closed, part of collections transferred, newly opened, etc
What type of organisation holds this collection?
Significant private collection
What is the accreditation status of this collection?
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N/A (collection not in a museum)
Approximate size of natural history collection
Small = less than ten thousand (<10,000) objects
Medium = tens of thousands (>10,000 <100,000) objects
Large = hundreds of thousands (>100,000 <1,000,000) objects
Huge = more than a million (>1,000,000) objects
e.g. Big name collectors, type specimens, locally important voucher material
Type of material held
Select as many as apply
Botany (including plants, fungi, lichens, etc.)
Entomology (including insects and other terrestrial arthropods)
Fluid specimens (specimens stored in alcohol, formalin, etc.)
Marine invertebrates (other than just shells)
Taxidermy ('stuffed' specimens)
Is there any natural history expertise associated with the collection?
Is there any curatorial expertise associated with the collection?
Can you provide details of curatorial and/or natural history expertise?
e.g. numbers of paid or voluntary staff, type of expertise, recent loss or gain of staff, etc.
Do you consider this collection to be at risk?
A collection at risk is particularly vulnerable to being damaged, destroyed or devalued through institutional neglect, misuse or malice
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Are the stored collections accessible by appointment?
If stored collections are accessible by appointment, please provide details
e.g. bench fees payable, special guided tours, scientific researchers, artists, students, amateur societies, etc.
Provide details of any known arrangements/facilities for access
e.g. visitor study centre
How up to date is this information?
<5 years old
>5 years old
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