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Biometric data compiled by (James) Denis Summers-Smith

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MS. 15487

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'Biometric Data for the Genus Passer: A Summary of Published Data', 1 May 1987, biometric tables compiled by Summers-Smith in preparation for his book, The Sparrow: A Study of the Genus Passer, published by Poyser, 1988.

Dates

  • 1987

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries, MS. 15487.
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MS. 15487

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15487

Abstract

Biometric data compiled by (James) Denis Summers-Smith.

Biographical / Historical

(James) Denis Summers-Smith, ornithologist and mechanical engineer, was born in Glasgow in 1920, but settled in Guisborough, North Yorkshire, in 1961. He graduated with a degree in Metallurgy in 1947 and gained his PhD in Physics in 1953. He is a founder member, and former chairman, of Teesmouth Bird Club, founded in 1960.

For a fuller biography see Ted Parker's profile of Summers-Smith in Teesmouth Bird Club Newsletter, Issue 35, Autumn 2006, pp. 7-8.

Custodial History

Deposited in the Alexander Library of Ornithology by (James) Denis Summers-Smith, 12 Aug 1988.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Biometric data compiled by (James) Denis Summers-Smith
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by EAD version by Sarah Thiel and Jen Patterson
Date
2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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