Letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham
A handwritten double sided letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham, dated 18 Feb 1908, which accompanied the gift of his book, The Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales (published 1907).
- Creation: 1908
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. Eng. c. 8406, fols. 72-73.
MS. Eng. c. 8406, fols. 72-73
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15271
Letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham.
Biographical / Historical
Herbert Edward Forrest (1858-1942), naturalist and antiquary, was born in Wolverhampton. He was the author of The Fauna of Shropshire (1899), The Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales (1907) and A Handbook to the Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales (1919). He served as secretary, later president, of the Caradoc and Severn Valley Field Club.
Biographical note written with reference to his obituary in British Birds, vol. 37, 1944, p. 210.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
The Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales is catalogued separately on SOLO, shelfmark: Wales.
- Letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham
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