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Hopkins, June Mary (b 1930)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0814 ZAAP
Held at: Zoological Society of London
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Full title: Hopkins, June Mary (b 1930)
Date(s): 1962-2005
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 vol
Name of creator(s): Hopkins | June Mary | b 1930 | naturalist


Administrative/Biographical history:

June M Hopkins raised several orphaned duikers and other animals for the Zoo of the University of Ibadan.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of June Hopkins, 1962-1968, comprising observational notes on the rearing and behaviour of duikers and other animals (lions, antelopes and a pet cat) in Nigeria. Includes some correspondence. Also an extract from June Hopkins' journal describing a visit to Nairobi National Park Animal Orphanage in Dec 1966; and explanatory notes by Brian Hopkins, 2005. People mentioned in the notes include Niels Bolwig (Professor of Zoology) and Robert Golding (Curator of the Zoo).

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Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Brian and June Hopkins, 2005.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry transcribed by Sarah Drewery, April 2011.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
April 2011

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