Professor R. C. Sutcliffe was the founder of the Meteorology Department at Reading. The Collection includes signed copies of Sutcliffe's seminal paper for QJRMS and notes between himself and other meteorologists including Eric Palmen.
The Spiers' Collection contains observatory data from the University dating back to the early 1900s. Further details can be found at:
The department holds a number of Observatory instruments that are rotated in our displays. A full list of what the department holds is in the process of being collated.