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Personal: Family etc.: Pets and other animals: London Zoological Society., 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/58A-B

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on black swans, kangaroos, a platypus and a lion ("Rota") presented to WSC, correspondents including: Alan Davidson, British Embassy, the Hague [the Netherlands]; George Cansdale, Superintendent, Zoological Society of London (3); William Kitson, Agent-General for Western Australia (4); Brendan Bracken (1st Lord Bracken) (4); Ross McLarty, Premier of Western Australia (3); CSC; Phyllis Barclay-Smith, Editor, the Avicultural Magazine; 4th Lord Wrottesley; Geoffrey Vevers, Superintendent, Zoological Society of London (11); Sir Charles McCann, Agent-General for Southern Australia (9); John Lacey, News Editor, Central Press Photos Limited (7); Sheffield Neave, Honorary Secretary, Zoological Society of London (4); George Thomson (7); Leonard Harrison Matthews, Director, Zoological Society of London (4); Margaret Hornsby-Smith, Ministry of Economic Warfare; 10th Duke of Devonshire [earlier Lord Hartington], member of Council, Zoological Society of London.Also includes: photographs of the swans and the lion.


  • 13 Aug 1942 - 25 Aug 1959

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2 file(s) (2 files (435 loose folios))

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