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Papers of Clemence Margaret Acland

 Single Item
MS. 14887
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  1. 21 diaries, 1910, 1912-1915, 1921-1933, 1935-1936, 1945
  2. 5 notebooks, including 4 bird notebooks, n.d.
  3. egg collection notebook, c.1898-1931
  4. list of bird names in French, n.d.


  • Creation: c.1898-1945, n.d.


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 14887.

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MS. 14887

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14887


Papers of Clemence Margaret Acland.

Biographical / Historical

Clemence Margaret Acland (1889-1973) was the daughter of Francis Edward Dyke Acland and Marion Sarah Macrorie. She served overseas in World War I and as an ambulance driver during World War II. Between 1920 and 1929 she worked as a research assistant in the Tuberculosis Department of the Medical School in Cardiff. She was a member of the Zoological Photographic Society and the British Ornithologists' Union.

Biographical history written with reference to:

Burke, Bernard, Burke, John, & Townend, Peter (1970), Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the peerage, baronetage and knightage, 105th edition. Burke's Peerage Limited, London.

Peakall, David B. (1973), Clemence M. Acland, Ibis, vol. 115, no. 3, p. 421.

Custodial History

Donated to the Alexander Library of Ornithology by Dr. Harley, Jun 1986. The papers came to Dr. Harley, via Dr. Alexander Cook, from Rowland Entwistle (a relative).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.

Papers of Clemence Margaret Acland
EAD version 2019 by Sarah Thiel and Marion Lowman
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom