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Fishing and game books of Major John Mindrum Briggs

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Consists of 5 fishing books and 22 game books, covering the years of 1908-1976.

Dates

  • 1908-1976

Extent

0.44 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, where available, e.g. MS. 14915/1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 14915/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14915

Overview

Fishing and game books of Major John Mindrum Briggs, 1908-1976.

Biographical / Historical

Major John Mindrum Briggs (d 1977), Captain in the Durham Light Infantry, married Nora Carnaby Collingwood in 1923.

Custodial History

Left to Edward Douglas Home, c.1977, and presented by him to the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, 1977.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology (the Institute's library), 2018.
Title
Fishing and game books of Major John Mindrum Briggs
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom