Letter and newspaper clippings of Geoffrey Alton Craig Herklots
Comprises obituary for Geoffrey Herklots, cutting "Nature Notes by Alton: Hong Kong and the New Territories - No. 51", and letter from Geoffrey Heklots to [Edward] Aylmer.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15659/1].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15659
Letter and newspaper clippings of Geoffrey Alton Craig Herklots (1902-1986), biologist
Biographical / Historical
Geoffrey Herklots (1902-1986) was a biologist with a particular interest in botany, ornithology and horticulture. From 1928-1945 he was Reader in Biology at the University of Hong Kong. After the Second World War he was appointed Hong Kong's Secretary for Development, then Secretary for Agricultural Research in the Colonial Office, and after that Principal of the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in Trinidad.
Arranged as found
Found in Edward Aylmers' copy of Herklot's "Hong Kong Birds"
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
- Catalogue of letter and newspaper clippings of Geoffrey Alton Craig Herklots
- Finding aid prepared by Francesca Alves
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