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Miscellaneous papers, 1935-Aug 2015

MS. 15665/7
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  1. Order of service for the funeral of Elizabeth Lack, Aug 2015
  2. Letter from Professor John L. Harper, University College of North Wales, to David Lack regarding a paper on predation and vegetational diversity, Apr 1970
  3. Photograph of a land iguana, with an accompanying letter from Peter Boag explaining it was used in the Cambridge University Press reprint of Darwin's Finches, Jul 1984
  4. Correspondence relating to the accounts of the 14th International Ornithological Congress, and correspondence and organising committee minutes of the 16th International Ornithological Congress, Nov 1966-Aug 1971
  5. 'B.T.O Woodland Bird Enquiry' by David Lack and L.S.V. Venables, the results of a pre-World War Two British Trust for Ornithology survey. Comprises: a description of participating woods; data from Bagley Wood, Oxford and Green Walk, Royston; two more detailed sets of counts which could not be published in full (the rest are in an appendix to the published paper); and notes by David Lack on methods, 1935-Jun 1938
  6. Appendices and tables used in preparing 'The numbers of bird species on islands', 1969
  7. 'The food of the swift': data sheets containing complete lists of meals, with correspondence of David Lack and D.F. Owen, 1944-May 1955
  8. Assorted typescripts and manuscripts, including: 'The mortality rate of the alpine swift' by David Lack and H. Arn, n.d. [c.1940s-c.1960s]; 'The age of the starling' by David Lack and A. Schifferli (translation of a paper in Ornithologischer Beobachter), 1948; 'Report on the state of Galapagos fauna' by David Lack, [1936]; 'Observations on communical display of blackbird' by H.L. Lack and David Lack, 1946


  • Creation: 1935-Aug 2015


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 15665/7

Former reference:

Lack, David Lambert 3

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom