Typescript bird observations by William Richmond Postle Bourne
Typescript notes on birds observed in Habbaniyah, Iraq, 23-26 Nov 1956, Lebanon, Apr-May 1958, and Greece and Crete, May 1958.
- Creation: 1956-1958
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8404, fols. 65-70].
MS. Eng. c. 8404, fols. 65-70
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15229
Typescript bird observations by William Richmond Postle Bourne.
Biographical / Historical
William Richmond Postle Bourne was born in 1930 in Bedford, England, son of William Arthur Bourne and Joyce Postle. Bachelor in Medicine, Cambridge, 1955. Master of Arts, Cambridge, 1955. Field Assistant, Edward Grey Institute, Oxford, 1958-1961. Senior House Officer, Watford General Hospital, 1963-1970. Medical Chief Officer, Royal Fleet Auxiliaries, British Navy, 1983-1991. Research Fellow, Aberdeen (Scotland) University, 1970-2004.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Typescript bird observations by William Richmond Postle Bourne
- Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
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