Papers of George Brown
- Large album containing handwritten bird observations made in Ceylon, 1921-1925, and at Combe Manor, Inkpen, near Newbury, 1930-1950, with some loose items inserted (letters, printed ephemera, notes on Motacillidae and pressed flowers)
- Typescript of 'Notes on the reaction of a mistle thrush (Turdus v. viscivorous) to various stuffed animals', 2 leaves, 1944
- Typescript of 'Notes on the reaction of a chaffinch (Fringilla c. coelebs) to various stuffed animals and a cuckoo', 3 leaves, 1944
- Typescript of 'Habits of the stone curlew, Burhinus o. oedicnemus, as observed in Berkshire', 14 leaves, 1946
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 14919].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 14919
Papers of George Brown.
Biographical / Historical
George Brown was born at Purton near Swindon and educated at Cambridge University. He was a tea planter in Ceylon before retiring to Combe Manor, Inkpen, near Newbury.
Items 1 and 2 presented to the Alexander Library of Ornithology by Stephen Brown.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Papers of George Brown
- Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
- Language of description