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Additional papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)

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Comprises correspondence, notes, data and maps regarding a rookery census, and correspondence and notes regarding studies into tameness in birds, wood pigeons and sparrows.

Dates

  • 1928-1959

Extent

3.33 Linear metres (22 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15584/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. 15584/1-22

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15584

Overview

Additional papers of the British Trust for Ornithology relating to the BTO/EGI Rookery Census

Biographical / Historical

The British Trust for Ornithology is an independent charitable research institution which carries out research into the lives of birds, chiefly by conducting population and breeding surveys and by bird ringing. It was founded in the 1930s in Oxford by Edward Max Nicholson, among others, with the aim of fostering cooperation in birdwatching to inform conservation.

Arrangement

Material has been arranged firstly by subject of study, and then by the theme of the contents of each file.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.

Related Materials

For further papers of the British Trust for Ornithology see Papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (MSS. 14918/1-14)
Title
Catalogue of Additional Papers of the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO)
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared 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