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Call Number: MS Q14
Collection of 190 pictures of birds in watercolor, pen, and pencil, by several artists, as well as 2 title pages, board, and spine. Includes birds found in Australia, India, and New Guinea.
Dates: After 1801?
Call Number: MS G40
Overview This collection consists of a single volume containing notes for an ornithological work, as well as loose material removed from the volume. The section Accipitres from G. R. Gray's Genera of Birds, 1849 (42 printed pages) has been placed into this volume and is heavily annotated, interleaved with many sheets of lined blue paper containing extensive annotations on and additions to the text. The additions are largely citations of dated nomenclature up to 1875;...
Call Number: MS 36
Overview Ralph Ellis (1908-1945) was an avid collector of books, particularly those pertaining to natural history and ornithology; he worked diligently to expand his library of Natural History books, especially those pertaining to birds and mammals. In 1936, Ellis purchased the greater part of the John Gould library from a London bookseller. He also subscribed to numerous journals, joined dozens of societies, and pieced together complete back files of periodicals. Ellis' collection of books and...
Dates: 1898 - 1972