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Volume of bird plates and a Christmas card belonging to Georgia Margaret Rhodes

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MS. 15394

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Contains:
  1. Bound volume of plates from the book African Handbook of Birds, by C.W. Mackworth-Praed and C.H.B. Grant (Longmans: 1952-1955), many of which have been hand annotated with Latin bird names and genders. Inscribed 'If found, please return to Miss G. Rhodes, Hildersham Hall, Cambridge, England'
  2. Christmas card to 'Miss Rhodes' from Con and Molly Benson, 1976, showing a printed illustration by Molly Benson which was used as a frontispiece to their book Birds of Malawi

Dates

  • 1952-1955, 1976

Extent

1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15394.
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15394

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15394

Abstract

Volume of bird plates and a Christmas card belonging to Georgia Margaret Rhodes.

Biographical / Historical

Georgia Margaret Rhodes (1891-1978) was the daughter of Ernest Frederick Rhodes (1852-1901) and Helen Irving who leased Hildersham Hall, Cambridge, in 1939.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Volume of bird plates and a Christmas card belonging to Georgia Margaret Rhodes
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Jen Patterson
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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