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Letter and newspaper clippings of Geoffrey Alton Craig Herklots

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MS. 15659/1

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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.

Dates

  • 1952-1986

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MS. 15659/1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15659

Overview

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.

Arrangement

Arranged as found

Custodial History

Found in Edward Aylmers' copy of Herklot's "Hong Kong Birds"

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Alexander Library of Ornithology, 2018.
Title
Catalogue of letter and newspaper clippings of Geoffrey Alton Craig Herklots
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Francesca Alves
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
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