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Papers of Fitzwalter Camplyon Osmaston relating to Wytham Woods

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MS. 15047

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Comprises:
  1. 'The Revised Working Plan for the Wytham Woods or the Woods of Hazel for the period 1959/60 to 1968/69', typescript by Osmaston (missing appendices XI-XV), 1959
  2. copy of the 'Annual Plan of Operations' for Wytham Wood for the forest year 1961, with a covering letter from Osmaston to the Director of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (David Lack), 1960
  3. copy of the 'Annual Plan of Operations' for Wytham Wood for the forest year 1961-1962, with a covering letter from Osmaston's secretary to the Director of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (David Lack), 1961

Dates

  • 1959-1961

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15047.
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15047

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15047

Overview

Papers of Fitzwalter Camplyon Osmaston relating to Wytham Woods.

Biographical / Historical

Fitzwalter Camplyon Osmaston (1901-1979) served for 25 years in the Indian Forest Service. He was a lecturer in the Department of Forestry at the University of Edinburgh (from 1947) and a lecturer in the School of Forestry at the University of Oxford (from 1954). He was a founder member and a Fellow of St. Cross College, Oxford, founded 1965. His book, The Management of Forests, was published in 1968.

Wytham Woods is an ancient semi-natural woodland, owned and maintained by the University of Oxford since 1942. It is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Notes written with reference to:

Savill, P., Perrins, C., Fisher, N., & Kirby, K. (2010), Wytham Woods: Oxford's Ecological Laboratory. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Van Heyningen, W. (1988), The Founding of St Cross College: an Interested Account. Oxbow Books, Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Papers of Fitzwalter Camplyon Osmaston relating to Wytham Woods
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Sarah Thiel and Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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