Richard Cranmer Dening - A life combining a passion for natural history with colonial life in Africa and travels to exotic places.

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Charaxes numenes ssp. aequatorialis

Contact Details


This website has been produced by Richard (Tim's) daughter, Dr Barbara Corker.

If you have any comments, queries or requests regarding the website, you can email them to:

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Enquiries regarding insect specimens in the R.C. Dening Collection
held by the Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, should be directed to:

Jeanne Robinson
Curator of Entomology
Culture and Sport Glasgow
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Argyle St, Glasgow, G3 8AG


Career Papers

The Bodleian Library, Oxford

All of Richard (Tim) Dening's comprehensive papers relating to his career, first in the colonial administration in Northern Rhodesia and then as an agricultural economist, have been donated to Oxford University's Bodleian Library  of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House, in Oxford, England.

Anybody wishing to consult these archived papers should contact the library first for advice:

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