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Territory & Evolution – Calculations etc.

Add MS 86649 : 1958-1963

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  • Title:
    Territory & Evolution – Calculations etc.
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 86649
  • Creation Date: 1958-1963
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 2 sub-folders

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:

    Some folders are undated.

    Folder marked 'Territory, group selection and evolution Maynard Smith Draft'.

    • Letter to Maynard Smith from David Lack (Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology, Oxford); 4 Feb 1963.
    • Paper entitled 'Territory, group selection and evolution'. Annotated.

    Folder marked 'Territory and evolution'.

    • Letter from MacArthur to Dr [Leigh] Van Valen; 24 Jan undated. Enclosed is an article by Robert H. MacArthur, 'Population ecology of some warblers of northeastern coniferous forests', Ecology , 39 (1958), 599-619.
    • Handwritten and typewritten notes relating to territory and population fluctuations.
    • Handwritten notes and equations.
    • Typewritten paper relating to territory, group selection and evolution (Maynard Smith and Sheila Maynard Smith) with a handwritten front cover and contents list.
    • Typewritten notes – revisions of paper above.
    • Handwritten notes relating to environment variable.
    • Handwritten notes relating to group selection.
    • Leigh Van Valen, 'The origin of some natural conventions (the advantage of being a coward)'.
    • Handwritten notes entitled 'assume initially'.
    • Handwritten notes on cases.

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