subsubfonds YWT/5/53 - May Moss

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YWT/5/53

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May Moss

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  • 1970-1986 (Creation)

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Deposited with the Borthwick Institute by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust in 2014.

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Scope and content

Papers relating to the stewardship of May Moss, a former YWT nature reserve and SSSI in the North York Moors. Records include letters, management plants and peat depth studies 1970-1986, as well as recording the first discovery of Cloudberry in the vice-county in 1973.

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Conditions governing access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

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  • English

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The Trust ended its involvement with May Moss in 1985, with the agreement of its Nature Reserves Committee. The minutes of this committee are held at the Borthwick Institute as part of the YWT archive.

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Further information on May Moss can be found on the Natural England website: http://www.sssi.naturalengland.org.uk/citation/citation_photo/1003473.pdf

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Archivist's note

The site is still being researched by academics and students at the University of Liverpool. http://pcwww.liv.ac.uk/~rchiv/MayMoss/maymoss.htm

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