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Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)., 1988-2005.

Identifier: Acc.13542/758-1159

Scope and Contents

These papers relate to Magnusson's time working for Scottish Natural Heritage. The organisation was formed in 1992 following the amalgamation of the Nature Conservancy Council for Scotland and the Countryside Commission for Scotland. Magnusson served as the Chairman of the organisation from 1992 until 1999. The papers contain minutes from SNH meetings, papers from working groups, such as those relating to the designation of the Cairngorms as a European Heritage Area and a series of papers relating to work with the Joint Nature Conservation Committee. A large sequence of these papers concern research notes, correpsondence, speeches and reports on matters relating to natural heritage in Scotland.


  • Creation: 1988-2005.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply. Permission to access the corporate papers of Scottish Natural Heritage has been granted by its successor body NatureScot.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


402 Folders

Language of Materials



Minutes and working group papers have been arranged chronologically. The sequence of papers on natural heritage have been arranged alphabetically in order to retain Magnusson's original arrangement.

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

Archives and Manuscript Division
National Library of Scotland
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