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Correspondence, Bulk, 1924-1988

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MS. 15661/5

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Comprises:
  1. Correspondence with R. Fortune, ‘Dot’, Julian Huxley, James Fisher, Tom [Thomas Charles] Lethbridge and Professor [William H.?] Matchett, a letter regarding the Stamford Raffles Award, and a letter by Armstrong regarding the Irish published in The Spectator, 1924-1978
  2. Letters to Armstrong from William Homan Thorpe, ethologist, from California and Nigeria, 1927-1929. Also includes photographs.
  3. Photocopies of letters between Armstrong and American ornithologist Ralph Palmer, letters between Palmer and Eunice Armstrong, and between Palmer and Patrick Armstrong, 1946-1988. Also includes E.A. Armstrong’s obituary in The Auk, 1980, obituaries for Ralph Palmer, 2003, and contact prints and negatives showing Palmer, the Armstrong family and St. Mark’s Church, Cambridge
  4. Photocopies of letters to Seamus Delargy of the Irish Folklore Commission, mostly regarding birds and Irish Folklore, 1955-1978
  5. Photocopies of letters between Armstrong and Peter Broadhurst, 1965-1978. Also covering letter to Patrick Armstrong from Broadhurst, 1988

Dates

  • Majority of material found within Bulk, 1924-1988
  • 1924-1988, 2003

Extent

1 box (5 folders)

Shelfmark

MS. 15661/5

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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