Correspondence of C.M. Perrins relating to the Alexander Library of Ornithology
Correspondence regarding the sale of books, the acquisition of books, theses and papers, funding and research enquiries.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15565/1].
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CMD ID 15565
Correspondence of Christopher M. Perrins (born 1935), ornithologist, relating to the Alexander Library of Ornithology
Biographical / Historical
Christopher Perrins, born 1935, was educated at Charterhouse and Queen Mary's College, where he gained a BSc in Zoology, and he was awarded a DPhil from Oxford University in 1963 for research on brood size in tits. Perrins was Director of the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology (1974–2002), Professor of Ornithology (1992–2002), Leverhulme Emeritus Fellow (2002–2004) at Oxford University, and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, (1970–2002), and is now an Emeritus Fellow of that college.
Material arranged as received from the Alexander Library of Ornithology.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Catalogue of correspondence of C.M. Perrins relating to the Alexander Library of Ornithology
- Finding aid prepared by Francesca Alves
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