William Homan Thorpe: Papers

Scope and Content

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.

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.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Margaret Schuelein, 1984.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue. A detailed catalogue is also available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.