Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892

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1848-1849 studied wildlife along the Amazon and Tocantins rivers with Alfred Russel Wallace; 1849-1859 continued to study and collect species along the Amazon river; 1862 published 'Contributions to the insect fauna of the Amazon valley: Lepidoptera Heliconidae', in Transactions of the Linnean Society, which described the phenomenon of mimicry; 1864-1892 assistant secretary of the Royal Geographical Society; 1868-1869 and 1878 president of the Entomological Society; 1881 fellow of the Royal Society.

Epithet: naturalist

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referencedIn Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871. Correspondence, 1829-1871. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Hooker, Joseph Dalton, Sir, 1817-1911. Correspondence, 1844-1910. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf GORDON PAPERS (MOFFITT COLLECTION). Vol. XV (ff. 220). General and family correspondence of General Gordon; 1857-1884. 1. ff. 1-178. General correspondence; 1859-1884. 2. ff. 179-220. Family correspondence: 1857-1884.includes:f. 1b Major Hansley: L..., 1857-1884 British Library
creatorOf Vol. XVIII (ff. 149). July-Dec. 1890.includes:f. 1 Ellen Busk, wife of G Busk, FRS: Letters to Sir J. Lubbock: 1870-1890, n.d.f. 3 Margaret Elizabeth Child-Villiers, wife of Victor, 7th Earl of Jersey: Letters to Sir J. Lubbock: 1886-1899.f. 5 ... British Library
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir Roderick Impey Murchison correspondence, 1829-1871, 1829-1871 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882. Archive of the Darwin Papers Editorial Project, 1821-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Vol. I, A-L; 1872-1879. British Museum: Applications, etc., for Reading Room tickets: 1872-1879.: Partly printed.includes:f. 1 William Allingham, poet: Letter to E. A. Bond: 1879. f. 3 Sheldon Amos, jurist: Letter to J. Winter Jones: 1875. f. 4 Rever..., 1872-1879 British Library
referencedIn Plumb, Edward Lee, 1827-1912. Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1856-1912. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn John L. (John Lawrence) LeConte papers, 1812-1897, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn KINGSLEY PAPERS. Vol. III. Letters mainly to Charles Kingsley and members of his family; 1839-1910. The names of all the writers are given in the Index. Paper; ff. 308. Folio. Presented by W. H. Buckler, Esq.Reverend Charles Kingsley, author: Corresp..., 1839-1910 British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Bates, Henry Walter, 1825-1892. Autograph letter signed : London, to Hyde Clarke, 1884 Aug. 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875. Papers, 1806-1874. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Baron, Richard, ca. 1882-1908 School of Oriental and African Studies
referencedIn POCKET-BOOK, with enclosures (ff. 169-175), of Henry Walter Bates, the naturalist, used during his travels in Brazil, of which he gave an account in The Naturalist on the River Amazons, 2 vols., 1863; 1848-1859. Apart from brief notes of journeys fro..., 1848-1859 British Library
referencedIn Vol. V, ff. 291, A-E.includes:f. 1 Andrew Leith Adams, FRS: Letter to [ ?T. R. Jones]: 1864. f. 3 William Grylls Adams, Professor of Natural Philosophy, King's College, London: Letter to [?T. R. Jones]: 1875. ff. 5, 7 Jacob Georg Agardh, Swedish natu... British Library
referencedIn Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker correspondence, 1844-1910, 1844-1910 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Vol. VIII (ff. 220). 1878-1882.includes:f. 1 D. Caroline Brown, wife of H A Brown, banker: Letter to Sir J. Lubbock: 1898.f. 3 Tapetus Steenstrup, Swedish zoologist: Letters to Sir J. Lubbock: 1861-1878.f. 4b Sir Charles William Siemens, FRS: L..., 1878-1882 British Library
referencedIn Sir Charles Lyell papers, 1806-1874, 1806-1874 American Philosophical Society
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Death 1892-02-16

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