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William Homan Thorpe: Papers
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Homan Thorpe (1902-1986), entomologist and ethologist. Thorpe was a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, and Professor of Ethology at the University.
Conditions Governing Access
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Presented by Mrs Margaret Schuelein, 1984.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue. A detailed catalogue is also available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.