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Letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham

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MS. Eng. c. 8406, fols. 72-73

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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).

Dates

  • 1908

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. Eng. c. 8406, fols. 72-73.
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8406, fols. 72-73

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15271

Overview

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.

Separated Materials

The Vertebrate Fauna of North Wales is catalogued separately on SOLO, shelfmark: Wales.
Title
Letter from Herbert Edward Forrest to Charles Oldham
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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