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Typescripts by G.V.T. Matthews

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MS. Eng. c. 8413, fols. 1-15

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Contains 3 typescripts:
  1. 'Preliminary Report on the Homing Experiments carried out from Challochglass, Wigtownshire in 1948', 1948
  2. 'Preliminary report on homing experiments with seagulls. 1948 and 1949', 1950
  3. 'Appendix B: Initial bearing and homing performance on each sortie', from Matthew's article 'Individual Experience as a Factor in the Navigation of Manx Shearwaters' ( Auk, 81:2, 1964, pp.132-146), 1964

Dates

  • 1948-1964

Extent

15 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8413, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8413, fols. 1-15

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15339

Abstract

Typescripts by G.V.T. Matthews.

Biographical / Historical

Geoffrey Vernon Townsend Matthews (1923-2013), ornithologist and conservationist. Director of Research and Conservation, 1955–1988, and Deputy Director, 1973–1988, of the Wildfowl Trust, Slimbridge.

For a fuller biography see Who's Who & Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Typescripts by G.V.T. Matthews
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson and Marion Lowman
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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