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'Birds at Oxford', 1927

Article submitted to The Times but not published. Typescript draft with manuscript revisions; letter (Oct 1927) from Nicholson to G.G. Dawson, Editor of The Times, regarding the article.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/856
Extents: 5 Leaves
Dates: 1927
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'The Sectional Bird Census', 1927

Typescript draft with manuscript revisions, with 2pp manuscript tables of results, inscribed '?Article for Discovery' on first page.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/857
Extents: 15 Leaves
Dates: 1927
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Pages from manuscript drafts of an article (or articles) on bird migration, 1927

The material was found together. Some of the pages probably relate to Nicholson's letter on bird migration published in Discovery, Vol. VIII, No.94, Oct 1927. One page is titled 'The Mystery of Bird Migration'; another is dated 1927. A few pages of rough manuscript notes are included.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/858
Extents: 10 Leaves
Dates: 1927
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'Bird-counting from the Train', Discovery , Vol. IX, No.104, 1928

'Bird-counting from the Train', Discovery, Vol. IX, No.104, Aug 1928. Manuscript draft of the beginning of the article; 17pp typescript draft, possibly incomplete, with manuscript revisions; offprint.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/860
Extents: 20 Leaves
Dates: 1928
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Manuscript drafts and notes with a letter from The Field , 1928

Manuscript draft titled 'Willow Tit'; 5pp typescript revised draft titled 'Marsh and Willow Tits' with manuscript revisions; letter from The Field, Apr 1928 declining publication of the article and suggesting cuts to the text. The outcome with respect to the attempted publication is unknown.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/864
Extents: 8 Leaves
Dates: 1928
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Brief correspondence, 1936-1937

Brief correspondence with H.F. Witherby, Editor of British Birds, regarding publication of one or both of Nicholson's 1937 articles and other matters; Nicholson's manuscript and typescript notes on Willow Tit distribution, probably relating to the aforementioned articles.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/865
Extents: 11 Leaves
Dates: 1936-1937
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Ornithological correspondence and papers, bulk: Bulk, 1932-1938, 1932-1947, 1985

The material from these years probably relates to Nicholson's 1932 British Ornithological Club paper. The 1985 correspondence is with R.S.R. Fitter. Included is a short typescript by Nicholson, possibly published, titled 'Marsh and Willow Tits in the Border Area' (1935 or later).
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/866
Extents: 32 Leaves
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1932-1938; 1932-1947, 1985
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'The Study of Birds', London (Ernest Benn): typescript draft, 1929

Almost complete typescript draft with manuscript revisions.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/868
Extents: 63 Leaves
Dates: 1929
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'Report on the 'British Birds' Census of Heronries: drafts and notes, 1925, c.1928

Incomplete manuscript draft (untitled); various pages of manuscript notes, mostly by Nicholson, relating to the 1928 census and earlier ideas on bird censuses. Included are notes on a fragment of a letter from The Spectator regarding the US Bird Census. This fragment was found in an envelope inscribed in Nicholson's hand as follows: 'A MS on a Spectator receipt [sic] probably the earliest note on US Bird Census leading to EMN's Census development in…
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/871
Extents: 6 Leaves
Dates: 1925, c.1928
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Letters and newspaper cuttings, 1928-1930

Letters to Nicholson from H.F. Witherby regarding publication, 1929; various newspaper cuttings concerning the Census and the published Report (including printed letter to Country Life by Nicholson).
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/872
Extents: 9 Leaves
Dates: 1928-1930
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'Editorial Notes on David Lack's 'The Stability of the Heron Population', 1931-c.1934

Typescript by Nicholson titled 'Editorial Notes on David Lack's 'The Stability of the Heron Population', ?1934; 2pp typescript notes headed 'Summary of Heron & Grebe Censuses', 1931 or later.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/874
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: 1931-c.1934
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'Origins and Progress of the of the Census of Heronries', 1954-1955

This article by Nicholson appertains to a census of heronries carried out in 1954. 2 typescript drafts (2pp and 3pp) with manuscript revisions; letters from the British Trust for Ornithology regarding a meeting on heron studies (Jan 1955) at which Nicholson (as Chair) was to give an introductory speech.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/875
Extents: 8 Leaves
Dates: 1954-1955
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'Dynamic Museums', The Realist , Vol.1, No.3, 1929

Incomplete 16pp typescript draft, with manuscript revisions, titled 'Museums, Static & Dynamic'. A typescript list of Nicholson's articles on 'Public Affairs' (photocopy of relevant page included) gives the title of this article as 'Dynamic Museums'.
Shelfmark: MS. 15041/877
Extents: 18 Leaves
Dates: 1929
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'The Car as a Bird Destroyer', 1929

Shelfmark: MS. 15041/880
Extents: 3 Leaves
Dates: 1929
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'Rook Census - West Sussex', 1929

Shelfmark: MS. 15041/881
Extents: 2 Leaves
Dates: 1929