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Additional papers of David Lambert Lack

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Additional papers of David Lambert Lack, comprising drafts and typescripts, data, sheet negatives and glass lantern slides documenting field trips, reprints of articles authored by David Lack and others, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates

  • Feb 1930-Aug 2015

Extent

1.55 Linear metres (8 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Nitrate sheet negatives are closed.

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15665/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 15665/1-8

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15665

Abstract

Additional papers of David Lambert Lack (1910-1973), ornithologist.

Biographical / Historical

Dr. David Lambert Lack (1910-1973) was a British ornithologist. He was engaged in radar research during the Second World War, using this to make important contributions to the study of bird migration, and served as director of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology in Oxford. Details are given in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Arrangement

Material arranged as received from the Alexander Library of Ornithology.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.

Related Materials

See also the Archive of David Lambert Lack (MSS. 14992/1-429).
Title
Additional papers of David Lambert Lack
Status
Published
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Meg Woodward
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom