Fishing and game books of Major John Mindrum Briggs
Consists of 5 fishing books and 22 game books, covering the years of 1908-1976.
0.44 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
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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CMD ID 14915
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.
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.
- Fishing and game books of Major John Mindrum Briggs
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