S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Jupp, Mr B E (bird collection)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

B.E. Jupp, who lived in Grahamstown during the eighteen-nineties, donated a number of well identified birds' nests to the Albany Museum in 1892. Two years later he made a similar donation, comprising 20 different nests, to the Port Elizabeth Museum. In 1898 he gave a collection of birds' eggs from around Grahamstown to the Albany Museum, followed the next year by a juvenile bird in the nest of foster parents.


List of sources:

Cape of Good Hope. Report on the Albany Museum, 1892, 1898, 1899.

Cape of Good Hope. Report on the Port Elizabeth Museum, 1894.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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