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Indexed bird notes by Myles Edward Wentworth North

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MS. 15042

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Handwritten indexed bird notes on record cards.

Dates

  • 1930s-1960s

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15042.
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15042

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15042

Overview

Indexed bird notes by Myles Edward Wentworth North.

Biographical / Historical

Myles Edward Wentworth North (1908-1967) was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, where he was a member of the Cambridge Bird Club. After graduation he joined the Colonial Administrative Service in Kenya. He is known for his sound recordings of East African bird song.

Biographical note written with reference to:

W.H.T. (1968), Obituary: Myles Edward Wentworth North, 1908-1967, Ibis, vol. 110, no. 3, pp. 364-365

Custodial History

Presented to the Alexander Library of Ornithology by the executors of Myles North, 1969.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Indexed bird notes by Myles Edward Wentworth North
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Sarah Thiel and Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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