Adaptive Coloration by Hugh Bamford Cott (1900-1987)

Scope and Content

UMZC/Cott/01, copies of Cott's own books with personal annotations, including his 'Adaptive Coloration in Animals' (1940)

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, Hugh Bamford Cott (1900-1987) was educated at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge (BA 1925). He worked as a lecturer in Zoology at Bristol University, 1928-1932; Glasgow University, 1932-1938; and Cambridge University, 1938-1967.

Access Information

Manuscripts can be consulted on appointment only. The Museum of Zoology is open Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:00. Access and reproduction is at the discretion of the Archivist.


Description compiled by Kees Rookmaaker, Archives Hub project archivist.

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