Skip to main content

Papers of Peter Harold Trahair Hartley


  • How to

Archive of Peter Harold Trahair Hartley, on the subject of ornithology, comprising 11 boxes, including, papers and correspondence, notes and research materials, field notebooks, bird diaries, natural history journals, newspaper cuttings and photographs, c.1931-1994.


  • Creation: 1931-1994


1.68 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark, e.g. MS. 14980/1].

Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 14980/1-11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14980


Papers of Peter Harold Trahair Hartley, 1931-1994.

Biographical / Historical

Not much biographical background is known about Peter Harold Trahair Hartley except that he was Archdeacon of Suffolk from 1970 to 1975.

Hartley was educated at The Leys School, The Queen's College, Oxford and Ripon College Cuddesdon. He was ordained in 1954. He was a curate at Dennington then Badingham where he succeeded to the title of Rector. He also served at Bruisyard and Cransford, and was Rural Dean of Loes from 1967 to 1970.


Material arranged as received from the Alexander Library of Ornithology.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.

Catalogue of the papers of Peter Harold Trahair Hartley
EAD version 2019 by Jen Patterson
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom