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Correspondence file of J. S. Watson including letters to and from Charles Elton and other staff of the Bureau of Animal Population

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MS. Eng. c. 7833

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Collection of letters written and received by J.S. 'Sharon' Watson while carrying out fieldwork in Jerusalem, Cyprus and Sudan as part of research on rat problems funded by the Colonial Office. In his research in Jerusalem he was joined by J.S. Perry.

Dates

  • 1945-9

Extent

91 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7833, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7833

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13966

Overview

Correspondence file of J. S. Watson including letters to and from Charles Elton and other staff of the Bureau of Animal Population

Biographical / Historical

James Sharon Watson was a researcher from the Bureau of Animal Population, the University of Oxford. He was heavily involved in research undertaken by the Bureau on rats during and after the Second World War. He is the author of The Rat Problem in Cyprus; a report of investigations made in carob growing areas, by J. S. Watson. Col. Research Publication No. 9, 1951. J.S. Perry was also a researcher at the Bureau of Animal Population.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Bodleian Library in 2002 by Dr John E.C. Flux.
Title
Correspondence file of J. S. Watson
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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