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Correspondence, notes and data regarding rooks, Bulk, 1939-1959

MS. 15584/1

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  1. Correspondence addressed to BBC Children's Hour's Nature Parliament regarding rooks and walnuts. 1948-1949
  2. Notes, data and maps regarding rook traps and feeding habits, including responses to rook investigation questionnaires. c. 1939-1947
  3. Correspondence, notes and maps regarding the nesting of rooks in the Netherlands, and a negative mirror-image copy of article Données fournies par le baguage sur la biologie du freux en France et sur la migration de l'espèce en Europe occidentale by J. Giban. 1944-1947
  4. Correspondence, mostly with James Fisher, and articles regarding government policy on the destruction of rooks. 1943-1959
  5. Articles, correspondence and histograms regarding rook feeding habits. Also letters regarding master rookeries, article Caws and Effects: The Reflections of a Rook by Sir [Richard] Paget, letter regarding rook nesting and bibliographical notes. 1928, 1942-1959


  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1939-1959
  • 1928, c. 1939-1959


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

French, Dutch


MS. 15584/1

Repository Details

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