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Papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)

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Comprises correspondence relating to an inquiry into tameness in wild birds and correspondence, reports and data relating to two rookery censuses.

Dates

  • 1875-1975

Extent

2.1 Linear metres (14 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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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MSS. 14918/1-14

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14918

Overview

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.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom