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Small Collections Box 18

Sir Ralph Oakden entered the Indian Civil Service in 1894 and served in various posts in the United Provinces until his retirement in 1931. Between 1928 and 1930 he was Senior Member, Board of Revenue, Lucknow.

Given by Mrs D.A.N. Brown.

  1. 1920. Forest Department notice. No. 1027/XIV – 208. List of birds, English and Hindustani names, with dates of close time for shooting in each area of U.P. in accordance with section 3 of the Wild Birds and Animals Protection Act, 1912 (VIII of 1912). 2pp.
  2. 1921. Forest Department notice. Rules for hunting, shooting, fishing, poisoning of water, and setting of traps and snares in U.P. 5pp.
  3. 1921. Printed letter from H.S. Crosthwaite, I.C.S., M.L.C. (Secretary to Government) to the Chief Conservator of Forests, U.P. listing restrictions imposed by Government on tiger shooting in reserved forests to prevent imminent extermination of tigers. 2pp.
  4. 1915. Personal game register for shooting party of five people.