Catalogue of Eggs

Scope and Content

Catalogue of the egg collection of A.H. Evans, with pages numbered 10 to 382. The entries give a name of the bird in English, with a note of the marks found on the eggs and an account of the locality, collector and miscellaneous information.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Humble Evans (1855-1943) was the author of the volume on Birds in the Cambridge Natural History series, published in 1899, as well as co-author of the Aves Hawaiiensis (1890-1899). Later he wrote the A Flora of Cambridgeshire : with an appendix on the origin and drainage of the Fens (1939). From 1900-1913 Evans served as the Esquire Bedell of the University of Cambridge.

Conditions Governing Access

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


Description compiled by Kees Rookmaaker, Archives Hub project archivist.

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