Papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
Comprises correspondence relating to an inquiry into tameness in wild birds and correspondence, reports and data relating to two rookery censuses.
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, where available, e.g. MS. 14918/1, fols. 1-2].
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CMD ID 14918
Papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO), 1875-1975.
Biographical / Historical
The British Trust for Ornithology is an independent charitable research institution which carries out research into the lives of birds, chiefly by conducting population and breeding surveys and by bird ringing. It was founded in the 1930s in Oxford by Edward Max Nicholson, among others, with the aim of fostering cooperation in birdwatching to inform conservation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Catalogue of the papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
- EAD version 2019 by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
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