List of YPS Archives

The YPS Archive is held at the Borthwick Institute for Archives, University of York. To access the original documents contact the Borthwick institute for an appointment, Tel 01904 321166, website When requesting documents quote the Accession number and Box number (where shown).

Click on the line below to open the full list, updated April 2019

– Council Minutes 1824-1999
– Monthly Meetings and Annual General Meetings 1822-2007
– Annual Reports and Proceedings 1823-2014
– Committee reports from 1825
– Objects and history of the Society
– British Association for the Advancement of Science (founded 1831)
– Membership lists from early 1823
– Society Accounts from 1843
– Lecture Programmes from 1903
– YPS Publications 1922-2010
– Circulars and Press cuttings 1869-1990
– YPS Newsletters 1998-2004
– Bequests and Legacies
– Deeds and correspondence relating to YPS properties 1749-1974
– Correspondence concerning Royal Patrons 1902-1936
– Correspondence regarding the museum collections and library
– Correspondence concerning the Swimming Baths, Public Library, Museum Gardens