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Papers of Sir Hugo Marshall and Lady Christine Marshall


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Unpublished typescript of 'Birds of Nigeria' by Sir Hugo Marshall, 13 volumes, containing 444 coloured illustrations by Lady Christine Marshall, and 5 volumes of ornithological notes.


  • 1933-1955, n.d. [1930s-1970s]


1.35 Linear metres (9 physical shelfmarks)

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Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, where available, e.g. MS. 15031/1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. 15031/1-9

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15031


Papers of Sir Hugo Marshall and Lady Christine Marshall.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Hugo Frank Marshall was the son of Henry Mieres Marshall and Cecil Mabel Balfour. He married Christine Phyllida Brinckman, daughter of Major Rowland Brinckman and Anna Alexander Cairnes, in 1931. For a fuller biography see Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Catalogue of the papers of Sir Hugo Marshall and Lady Christine Marshall
EAD version 2019 by Jen Patterson
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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