Collection Hawthorn - John Hawthorn Archive

Identity area

Reference code

GB 249 Hawthorn


John Hawthorn Archive


  • 1961 - 2004 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

11.39 metres

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

The John Hawthorn Archive comprises the records of two organisations concerned with food science: the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) and the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST).

The combined collection is named after John Hawthorn, Professor of Food Science at the Royal College of Science and Technology and subsequently the University of Strathclyde. Professor Hawthorn was a founder member of IUFoST and instrumental in the deposit of IUFoST's records at the University of Strathclyde.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

No access restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

The records of each of the two organisations which together make up the John Hawthorn Archive are listed separately:

Institute of Food Science and Technology records

International Union of Food Science and Technology records

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description identifier

Institution identifier




Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related genres

Related places