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The Cole Museum of Zoology in england

 

The Cole Museum of Zoology in england

The Cole Museum of Zoology is a university museum, part of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Reading. It is located on the university’s Whiteknights Campus in the town of Reading, Berkshire, England.

 

The collection was established in the early 20th century by Francis J. Cole (Professor of Zoology), Dr Nellie B. Eales (who catalogued the collection), and Mr Stoneman, from 1907 to 1939 when Cole retired.On Cole’s death in 1959, the University also purchased his library of books, which are kept as a special collection in the main library.

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