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Manuscript Collection

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Distinguishes collections in the Library that are part of the Manuscript (Mss) data set.

Found in 142 Collections and/or Records:

William Thomas Blanford correspondence, 1899

 Item
Identifier: Mss .B536
Scope and content One handwritten signed letter in which Blanford discusses the taxonomy and nomenclature of the barasingha (Cervus duvauceli), the swamp deer of northern India and Nepal. Blanford claims "barasinga" is the correct spelling; he also mentions the Tibetan argali or mountain sheep (Ovis ammon hodgsoni).