Francis John Henry Jenkinson: Ornithological Notebook

Scope and Content

Diary and notebook containing occasional entries of birds observed or killed, mostly in the Scilly Isles, later at Cambridge, 1867-1880. The notebook also contains a copy of ornithological notes made by Jenkinson's father, John Henry Jenkinson, when in the Scilly Isles, 1854 and 1857-1858.

Administrative / Biographical History

Francis John Henry Jenkinson (1853-1923), Cambridge University Librarian, 1890-1923.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Rare Books Department.


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

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library holds other papers of Francis Jenkinson, MSS.Add.6592, 8365, 8982 and 8984. MS.Add.8983 also includes material relating to Jenkinson.