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Address by D.L. Serventy and correspondence with R.S.R. Fitter

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MS. 15404

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Contains:
  1. 'A Historical Background of Ornithology with Special Reference to Australia', address for the annual congress of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union, typescript, 1968
  2. copies of correspondence with R.S.R. Fitter, discussing Lord Stanley's annotations on the black woodpecker made in Serventy's copy of George Montagu's book, Supplement to the Ornithological Dictionary, 1957-1960

Dates

  • 1968

Extent

29 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15404
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15404

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15404

Abstract

Address by D.L. Serventy and correspondence with R.S.R. Fitter.

Biographical / Historical

Dominic Louis Serventy (1904-1988), ornithologist. President of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists' Union, 1947–1949, Editor of the journal of the Western Australian Naturalists' Club, 1947-1980.

An obituary was published in Ibis, volume 131, issue 3, Jul 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Address by D.L. Serventy and correspondence with R.S.R. Fitter
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

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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