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Letters and notes, 1944-1980

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MS. 14890/1

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Contains the following 8 items:
  1. Unpublished letter from Bernard Acworth to Mr Donaldson 22 Apr 1950. Found in Hartley’s copy of Acworth’s book: “The cuckoo and other bird mysteries”, 1944 (1);
  2. Unpublished letter from P.H.T. Hartley to Stuart Smith 13 Oct 1954 regarding Niko Tinbergen’s book “The Herring gull’s world.”(2);
  3. Unpublished letter from James Ferguson-Lees to P.H.T. Hartley 11 Jul 1958 regarding a review for Eric Ennion’s “Bird study in my garden.” (3);
  4. Unpublished note from James Ferguson-Lees to P.H.T. Hartley 11 Jul 1958 regarding a review for Eric Ennion’s “Bird study in my garden.” (4);
  5. Approx. 70 handwritten pages of studies on the breeding of the song thrush Turdus philomelos. Observations in tabular form on nests and hunting especially of snails and earthworms (5);
  6. Folder contaning notes on the food and feeding habits of the song thrush Turdus philomelos. Observations with statistical analysis. Notes and data from experiments with snails in 1952 (6);
  7. Notes on the breeding biology of the Song thrush Turdus philomelos. Daily accounts of observations during 1950s-1980s on display, courtship feedings, social organisation, territory and nest-building (7);
  8. Folder containing notes on the breeding biology of the Song thrush Turdus philomelos continued. Daily observations during 1950s-1970s on growth of young, behaviour at the nest etc. (8)

Dates

  • 1944-1980

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Shelfmark

MS. 14890/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom