Letter from D.I.M. Wallace enclosing a Report by the Loretto School Ornithological Society and miscellaneous notes
Letter from D.I.M. Wallace (Honorary Secretary of the Loretto School Ornithological Society) to J.D. Wood (Editor of British Birds), Jul 1951, enclosing:
- Report by the Loretto School Ornithological Society entitled 'The Loretto Bird Report for 1947, 48, 49, 50 and 51', typescript, interspersed with original watercolour drawings of birds and two handrawn maps, Jul 1951
- Miscellaneous notes (bird observations), 1949-1951
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15326
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CMD ID 15326
Letter from D.I.M. Wallace enclosing a Report by the Loretto School Ornithological Society and miscellaneous notes.
Biographical / Historical
Loretto School, Musselburgh, East Lothian, was founded in 1827. The Loretto School Ornithological Society was started in early 1947. The chief aim of the society was to keep as complete a record as possible of the numbers of birds present on the foreshore at Musselburgh throughout the three terms of the school year.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Letter from D.I.M. Wallace enclosing a Report by the Loretto School Ornithological Society and miscellaneous notes
- Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
- Language of description