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zoological collections of the Oxford University Museum

zoological collections of the Oxford University Museum

a historical review and general account, with comprehensive donor index to the year 1975

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Published by Oxford University Museum in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by K.C. Davies and J. Hull.
ContributionsDavies, K. C., Hull, J., University Museum (Oxford, England)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14285511M

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A is for Ashmolean. The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in The world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time. A handsome book of highlights from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History's collections. Since its foundation in , the Oxford University Museum of Natural History's world-renowned collections have become a key centre for scientific study and its much-loved building an important icon for visitors from around the world.

Thomas Bell's collection of tortoises arrived in the Oxford University Museum in as part of the great benefaction of the Reverend F. W. Hope. The collection's fate, together with the fate of other zoological collections of the University, was closely linked with the research and personal interests of the Heads of Departments in the by: 4. About this Website This web site is the clearing house of information on the insect and spider collections of the world. The information presented here is based primarily on the book, "The Insect and Spider Collections of the World", 2nd edition, by R.H. Arnett, G.A. Samuelson & G.M. Nishida, with substantial additions and corrections.


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The zoology collections contain all of the animal specimens held by Museum. These specimens come from a variety of sources, including historic anatomy teaching collections and early expedition collections, and the research collections of eminent zoologists and amateur naturalists.

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History, sometimes known simply as the Oxford University Museum or OUMNH, is a museum displaying many of the University of Oxford's natural history specimens, located on Parks Road in Oxford, England. It also contains a lecture theatre which is used by the university's chemistry, zoology and mathematics departments.

The Coordinates: 51°45′31″N 1°15′21″W. Get this from a library. The zoological collections of the Oxford University Museum: a historical review and general account, with comprehensive donor index to the year [Keith Cyril Davies; J Hull; University of Zoological collections of the Oxford University Museum book.

University Museum.]. The Zoological Collections of the Oxford University Museum: A Historical Review and General Account, with Comprehensive Donor Index to the year Compiled by K.C. Davies and J. Hull Section of the above report relating to Acland and Rolleston's contribution, note that a full copy of the report as a PDF is available on the Oxford University.

The Museum has a small, but important collection of paintings, sculpture and objects related to the history of natural history and the Museum’s collections. The architecture and design of the building is also of considerable research interest, in particular to Pre-Raphaelite studies and more generally the History of Science.

Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The University Museum of Natural History houses the University's collections of zoological, entomological, palaeontological and mineral specimens.

With million specimens it is the largest collection of its type outside of the national collections. Location: Parks Road; Tel: Specimen () Apply Specimen filter Coleoptera () Apply Coleoptera filter Molluscan () Apply Molluscan filter Formicidae () Apply Formicidae filter Hymenoptera () Apply Hymenoptera filter Lepidoptera () Apply Lepidoptera filter Bat Flies () Apply Bat Flies filter Egg () Apply Egg filter Arachnida () Apply Arachnida filter.

Zoological Collections | The Field Museum. Map; List; Table; Media; Need help. Filters. Tom Kemp: University of Oxford. I am an Emeritus Research Fellow of St John’s College. In Septemberafter 37 years, I retired as Lecturer in the Zoology Department and Curator of the Zoological Collections in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, although I remain a member of Faculty, and am continuing to give my Palaeobiology course to the Biological.

The zoological collections, founded inare among the oldest in Northern Europe. The holdings include large collections of type material. There are approximately types of vertebrates and 1 invertebrates, other than insects.

A Tibetan Libation Vessel is used to date a photograph. Cranial displays at the University Museum prior to [Photo courtesy of the Zoological Collections, OUMNH] In and University of Oxford museum collections were 'rationalised' and a series of objects were transferred between the institutions.

A large number of what we would consider to be. The Zoological Miscellany by John Edward Gray. Publication date Publisher Publ. by Treuttel, Wurtz [etc.] Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. It is available to browse linking from the zoological collections' pages. Further information about Darwin's holdings can be found by contacting the Museum.

Zoology collections homepage Zoology databases. References Chancellor, G., A. diMauro, R. Ingle & G. King (). Charles Darwin's Beagle collections in the Oxford University Museum. Zoological mythology; or, The legends of animals by De Gubernatis, Angelo, Detroit, Singing Tree Press Collection europeanlibraries Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of Oxford University Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb Pages: Access: The museum is situated at Oxford University Press in Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, and accessed via reception.

There is a small flight of stairs to reception - visitors with a mobility or visual impairment can contact us in advance to arrange alternative access. This is a list of natural history museums, also known as museums of natural history, i.e.

museums whose exhibits focus on the subject of natural history, including such topics as animals, plants, ecosystems, geology, paleontology, and climatology.

Some museums feature natural-history collections in addition to other collections, such as ones related to history, art and science. Oxford University Museum of Natural History Annual Report Front cover shows the son et lumière at the Museum’s th Anniversary dinner, surrounded by images from the Museum’s temporary display ‘Oxford University Museum of Natural History a wonderland of natural history’.

Annual report by Oxford University Museum of Natural History years of changing attitudes towards zoological collections in a university museum: 0Inspired by the Oxford University of Natural History's exceptionally rich zoology collections, which contain millions of specimens amassed from centuries of expeditions, this book tells.

Roselaar, C. & Prins, T. List of type specimens of birds in the Zoological Museum of the University of Amsterdam (ZMA), including taxa described by ZMA staff but without types in the ZMA.

Beaufortia 50(5): 95 Rossolimo, O. (ed.) [Two centuries in collections of the Zoological Museum of Moscow University.] Moscow Univ. On 5 Septemberthe Natural History Museum of Denmark will open a spectacular new special Houseplants ability to survive drought can.

Much of the Museum’s material derives from the great collecting expeditions of the 19th century. The collections therefore provide essential data about animal distribution in a changing world.

The collections are kept in five purpose built stores, one each for skins, bones, shells, insects and specimens preserved in spirit.Since its foundation inthe Oxford University Museum of Natural History's world-renowned collections have become a key centre for scientific study and its much-loved building an important icon for visitors from around the : Kate Diston, Zoe Simmons.The Ernst Mayr Library’s Special Collections are comprised of approximat rare and valuable volumes, art works and objects as well as the Archives of the Museum of Comparative Zoology.

These items are housed in a separate, secure section of the library. The majority of the volumes in Special Collections date from before