TitleHunter Archaeological Society, Sheffield
AdminHistoryThe Hunter Archaeological Society was founded in 1912 to study and report on the archaeology, history and architecture of South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. It was named after Joseph Hunter.

The Field Research Section was established in 1949 to undertake field work and excavations in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.
DescriptionRecords of the Society and a collection of miscellaneous letters, lectures, drawings, photographic plates given by members of the society and others. The largest part of the collection concerns the Gatty family.

Committee Minutes, 1911 - 2014 (HAS/1)
Programme Sub-Committee Minutes, 1914 (HAS/2)
Membership Books / Cards, 1912 - 1990s (HAS/3)
Cash Books, 1921 - 1981 (HAS/4/1)
Field Research Section records, 1949 - ?1990s (HAS/5)
Correspondence and other papers of the Society, 1912 - 1949 (HAS/6)
Correspondence and papers of Joseph Hunter, 1843 - 1859 (HAS/7)
Gatty and Ewing Families, 19th - 20th cent (HAS/8)
Letters, papers and glass slides (part 1) of J. R. Wigfull, 19th - 20th cent (HAS/9)
Papers of John Austen, 19th - 20th cent (HAS/10)
Manuscript Lectures, 19th - 20th cent (HAS/11)
Miscellaneous, 1794 - 2011 (HAS/12)
J. R. Wigfull: glass slides (part 2), c. 1900 (HAS/13)
Date1794 - 2014
ExtentApprox. 1,000 items
RelatedMaterialTransactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society
(Sheffield Local Studies Library: 913.4274 S; Sheffield Archives: HAS)
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