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Notebook of Robert Charles Blockey

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MS. 14911

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A Royal Air Force notebook filled with observations of birds Robert Blockey had seen on his travels. These places include: Egypt, Palestine, Greece, Cyrenaica, Sinai, Iraq, South Africa and England.

Dates

  • 1941

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 14911.
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Shelfmark:

MS. 14911

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14911

Overview

Notebook of Robert Charles Blockey.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Charles Blockey (1909-1944) was educated at Dulwich College and worked as an assistant curator at the Haslemere Educational Museum. He enlisted on the outbreak of war (Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve) and was reported missing, later presumed killed in action, while flying over Berlin in January 1944. He was married to Irene Mary Blockey.

See Dulwich College War Record, 1939-1945 for further details.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Notebook of Robert Charles Blockey
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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