Additional papers of David Lambert Lack
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.
- Creation: Feb 1930-Aug 2015
1.55 Linear metres (8 boxes)
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Nitrate sheet negatives are closed.
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15665/1].
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CMD ID 15665
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.
Material arranged as received from the Alexander Library of Ornithology.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Additional papers of David Lambert Lack
- Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Meg Woodward
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