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Notepads, printed material, notes and letters, c.1776-1947

MS. 14895/10
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Loose leaf notepads, comprising:

  1. 'Notes on Journey from Brisbane to Southampton, Dec 1925-Mar 1926'
  2. 'Voyages to and from America, 1926'
  3. 'Bird Lists', 1921
  4. 'Bird List', 1922
  5. 'Lists of Birds seen in 1920'
  6. 'List of Birds seen in 1921'
  7. 'List of Birds seen in 1926'
  8. 'Birds seen in Chile, Nov 28-Dec 5 1920'
  9. 'Notes on Seabirds', n.d. [c.1920s]
  10. 'Holland, 1935'
  11. 'Heligoland, 1933'
  12. Notes on movements of birds and bird ringing and recoveries, n.d. [c.1930s]

Printed material, notes, and letters, comprising:

  1. Various notes and letters, including P.L. Sclater (1893), W.L. Sclater (1892), Jardine (1865), Alfred Newton (1879), William Thomas Blanford (1894), and John Latham to T.W. Chevalier (1823)
  2. Menu for British Ornithologists' Union and Scottish Ornithologists' Club dinner, Edinburgh, autographed by participants, 1947
  3. Alfred Newton's copy of 'On the Solitaire', a reprint of an article by Richard Owen from The Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Jan 1878, with a handwritten comment by Charles Darwin(?) attached
  4. Pteryplegia: Or, the Art of Shooting-Flying. A Poem by George Markland, 1767
  5. Systematic Catalogue of The Specimens of The Indigenous Mammalia and Birds that are Preserved in The British Museum: With Their Localities and Authorities, by W.E. Leach, 1816
  6. Catalogo metodigo degli Uccelli Europei by Carlo L. Bonaparte, 1842, inscribed 'Alfred Newton, 20 May 1866', bound together with a letter to 'Mr. Prince Agent to Mr. Gould the celebrated Ornithologist' from C.L. Bonaparte(?), 1843
  7. Pages on bird-catching, bird-lime, bird nests, and singing birds, extracted from the Encyclopaedia Londinensis, 1799
  8. Drawing block of 12 watercolour sketches of flowers by Alexander, 1903-1905
  9. Letters from Albert J. Crosfield (1900), Michael Rowntree (1976), R.A. Falla (1928), photographs, and an account of a visit to Little Barrier Island (1928)
  10. Oxfordshire ringing results (handwritten summary data), 1928-1934, no author (possibly W.B. Alexander?)


  • Creation: c.1776-1947


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 14895/10

Former reference:

W.B. Alexander 8

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom