Collier, Frank Simon, 1900-1964, forester and naturalist
Immediate source of acquisition:
See file ARC III/COL for accession correspondence, 1982.
Administrative / biographical background:
Collier grew up in Hertfordshire and went to Oxford University. He travelled to Nigeria in 1923, where he served as a Forest Officer, and later Chief Conservator. He developed an unequalled knowledge of the fauna of West Africa, and was an accomplished natural history artist. Collier strove unsuccessfully to establish wildlife laws in Nigeria. He was on the Council of the Fauna Preservation Society from 1953 to 1957.
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