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Papers of George Brown

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MS. 14919

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Comprises:
  1. 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)
  2. Typescript of 'Notes on the reaction of a mistle thrush (Turdus v. viscivorous) to various stuffed animals', 2 leaves, 1944
  3. Typescript of 'Notes on the reaction of a chaffinch (Fringilla c. coelebs) to various stuffed animals and a cuckoo', 3 leaves, 1944
  4. Typescript of 'Habits of the stone curlew, Burhinus o. oedicnemus, as observed in Berkshire', 14 leaves, 1946

Dates

  • 1921-1950

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. 14919

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 14919

Overview

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.

Custodial History

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.
Title
Papers of George Brown
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

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