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Thorpe, William Homan, 1902-1986 (ethologist)



William Homan Thorpe (1902-1986), entomologist and ethologist. Thorpe was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, and Professor of Ethology at the University.

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William Homan Thorpe: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8784
Scope and Contents Diaries, notebooks, laboratory notes and field observations, correspondence, conference notes, research and lecture papers and notes, publishers' correspondence, University papers, Royal Society material, papers on conservation, psychical research, photographs and tape recordings.An addition to the collection in 2018 includes offprints of publications by Thorpe c. 1930s-1980s and a small quantity of interfiled miscellaneous publications by others, along with a series of the...
Dates: 1918-1984 (Circa)
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