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Papers of John Hugh Owen

 Collection

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Photographs, notebooks, correspondence, and manuscripts of John Hugh Owen, mainly relating to birds.

Dates

  • [c.1920s-c.1950s]

Extent

0.7 Linear metres (4 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15048/1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 15048/1-4

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15048

Overview

Papers of John Hugh Owen (1877-1959), teacher and ornithologist.

Biographical / Historical

John Hugh Owen (1877-1959) was educated at Oswestry Grammar School and Jesus College, Oxford. He taught at Felsted School from 1907 to 1939. An obituary of Owen was published in British Birds, vol. 52, pp. 309-311 (1959).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of John Hugh Owen
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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