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Adaptive Coloration by Hugh Bamford Cott (1900-1987)

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This material is held at University of Cambridge: Museum of Zoology
Reference Number(s) GB 433 Cott
Dates of Creation 1940
Name of Creator Hugh Bamford Cott
Language of Material English.
Physical Description 1 box

Scope and Content

UMZC/Cott/01, copies of Cott's own books with personal annotations, including his 'Adaptive Coloration in Animals' (1940)

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire, Hugh Bamford Cott (1900-1987) was educated at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge (BA 1925). He worked as a lecturer in Zoology at Bristol University, 1928-1932; Glasgow University, 1932-1938; and Cambridge University, 1938-1967.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Other Finding Aid



Animal ecology

Personal Names

Cott Hugh Bamford 1900-1987 Zoologist

Cataloguing Info

Title Adaptive Coloration by Hugh Bamford Cott (1900-1987)
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