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Meinertzhagen, Richard (1878-1967), colonial administrator ornithologist

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Surname: Meinertzhagen
Forenames: Richard
Gender: Male
Date: 1878-1967
History: Ornithologist, and Army intelligence officer. Vice-President and medallist of the British Ornithologists' Union and President of the British Ornithologists' Club. Council of Royal Geographical Society, 1927-1930. Made a CBE for his services to ornithology, 1957. Honorary Associate of the British Museum.
Biography: ODNB link for Meinertzhagen, Richard (1878-1967), colonial administrator ornithologist
References: Who's Who; PROCAT; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275934 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P158305 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Richard Meinertzhagen
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1914-1961: British Museum (Natural History): Unofficial Archives: Correspondence of Richard Meinertzhagen (1878-1967), ornithologist
The Natural History Museum Archives, London
2
c1893-1956: corresp, notes and papers
Natural History Museum Library and Archives
See Anne Thurston, Guide to Archives and MSS Relating to Kenya and East Africa in the UK (1991)
3
1899-1965: diaries and papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
1902-06: Kenya diary (typescript)
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
5
1928-60: corresp with FM Bailey
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 21883 Bailey
6
c1941-66: corresp with David Lack
Oxford University: Alexander Library of Ornithology
NRA 18780
7
1935-63: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
8
1951-54: corresp with Reginald Moreau
Oxford University: Alexander Library of Ornithology
NRA 18632 Moreau
9
1945-52: corresp with Harry Philby
Oxford University: St Antony's College: Middle East Centre Archive
NRA 40827 Philby

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982

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