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.

Access Information

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Description compiled by Kees Rookmaaker, Archives Hub project archivist.

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