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ADA ADAMSON COLLECTION
BAC BACON PAPERS
BLY BLYTHE COLLECTION
BOR BORRADAILE PAPERS
BRY BRYAN MEMOIR
CAR CARPENTER AUTOBIOGRAPHY
CHU CHURTON PAPERS
COL COLERIDGE VOLUME
COLL COLLISTER MEMOIR
COLLINS COLLINS
COOK COOK PAPERS
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PERSONAL PAPERS

Title BORRADAILE PAPERS
Reference SEPP/BOR
(former reference: LB/1)
Creator BORRADAILE,
Covering Dates 1907–1921
Extent and Medium 1 file; Paper
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Lancelot Alexander Borradaile (1872- 1945), Senior Fellow and Bursar, University Lecturer in Zoology. He was born on 26 September 1872. He was educated at Felsted School and Selwyn College, Cambridge, BA 1893, MA 1897. He was a lecturer (later fellow) of Selwyn College, 1895-37; demonstrator in Zoology, 1895-1909; demonstrator in Animal Morphology, 1909-10; and lecturer in Zoology at Cambridge University, 1910-37. He was also active as an extension lecturer for the Board of Extra Mural Studies, Cambridge University, 1903-9. He studied crustacea and participated in an expedition to Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Minikoi, where he discovered a new kind of crab, 1899. He retired in Cambridge, 1937, and then London, 1945. He died on 20 October 1945.

Documents relating to the bibliography of Oceanology including reprint "Bibliography of the Marine Fauna edited by LA Borradaile" (Challenger Society, 1921); Reviews from magazines and newspapers for various publications, 1913 - 1936.

Further information

Obituary is in Calendar 1946-1947, pp. 26-32 with photograph at frontispiece

See SEAR/1/3/1/4 for Fellow's file

Index Terms
Borradaile, Lancelot Alexander (1872-1945) Senior Fellow and Bursar, University Lecturer in Zoology
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