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Nature diaries of R.H.D. Young

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Comprises nature diaries.

Dates

  • 1949-1990

Extent

3.88 Linear metres (36 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15507/1, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 15507/1-36

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15507

Overview

Nature diaries of R.H.D. Young (1909-1991), teacher and ornithologist

Biographical / Historical

R.H.D. [Robert] Young (1909-1991) was a history teacher at Alleyn's School, Dulwich, from at least 1940 until c. 1971, where he was also a housemaster and president of the Natural History Society and the History Society. He contributed to British Birds Rarities Committee reports in 1967 and 1970.

Sources:

F.R. Smith and the Rarities Committee, 'Report on rare birds in Great Britain in 1970' [https://www.bbrc.org.uk/download/1970_report.pdf accessed 22 January 2019]

D.D. Harber and the Rarities Committee, 'Report on rare birds in Great Britain in 1965' [https://www.bbrc.org.uk/download/1965_report.pdf accessed 22 January 2019]

The Edward Alleyn Magazine, February 1940 [https://www.alleyns.org.uk/uploaded/documents/alumni/publications/Archive/1940/1940-02-00_EAC_Magazine_-_Feb_1940_Vol_29_No_205_cleaned_optimised.pdf accessed 22 January 2019]

Arrangement

Material arranged as received from the Alexander Library of Ornithology.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Catalogue of the nature diaries of R.H.D. Young
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Francesca Alves
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom