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Papers of Edgar Percival Chance

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Letter, typescripts and photograph album.

Dates

  • n.d. [1921-1922], 1941-1945

Extent

0.12 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. 14944, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. 14944; MS. 14944 Photogr.

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14944

Overview

Papers of Edgar Percival Chance, 1904-1942.

Biographical / Historical

Edgar Percival Chance (1881–1955), ornithologist, known for his work on the cuckoo.

Custodial History

Presented to the Alexander Library of Ornithology by John Compton and his sisters via the British Trust for Ornithology, 24 Nov 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of Edgar Percival Chance
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Jen Patterson

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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