Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899

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Canadian geologist and natural philosopher.

From the description of Letter, 1853, July 24 : Pictou, Nova Scotia, to W.J. Anderson. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35007374

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creatorOf Sir William Dawson pamphlet collection. McGill University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1865-1891 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary. Correspondence, 1863-1879 Smithsonian Institution Archives
creatorOf Gardner, John Starkie, 1844-1930. Williamson-1886 : 2 letters to JSG from Guinet Bay, re Palm/E 'a' Court Smith-1885-1886. Natural History Museum
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 305: U.S. National Museum Accession Records.
creatorOf Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899. Letter, 1853, July 24 : Pictou, Nova Scotia, to W.J. Anderson. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
referencedIn Dawson, John : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIj, 1898-1988 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Morse, William Inglis, b. 1874,. William Inglis Morse collection, 1710-1947 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Coffin, James H. (James Henry), 1806-1873. James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Papers of Sir John William Dawson (1820-1899), 1842-1957 Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Green, Jacob, 1790-1841. Green's additional essays on the American trilobites : holograph manuscript [between 1837 and 1850] American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Weather Bureau National Archives at College Park
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIh, 1892-1896 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Moultrie, James. Palaeontology. Tracts. American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Dawson, John William, Sir, 1820-1899. Letters. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
referencedIn Mcgill University Archives. [Contact repository for more information].
referencedIn Miscellaneous Canadian papers, 1646-1935. Houghton Library
referencedIn LeConte, John L. (John Lawrence), 1825-1883. Papers, 1812-1897 American Philosophical Society
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correspondedWith Agassiz, Alexander person
associatedWith American Institute corporateBody
associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
correspondedWith Bolles, E. C. person
associatedWith Canadian Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Canadian Naturalist corporateBody
associatedWith Carpenter, Philip Pearsall person
correspondedWith Dall, William Healey person
associatedWith Dibner, Bern, person
associatedWith Gardner, John Starkie, 1844-1930. person
associatedWith Green, Jacob, 1790-1841. person
associatedWith Hayden, Ferdinand Vandeveer person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
associatedWith Hunt, Thomas Sterry person
associatedWith Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895. person
associatedWith Johns Hopkins University corporateBody
correspondedWith Leconte, John Lawrence person
associatedWith LeConte, John L., (John Lawrence), 1825-1883 person
associatedWith Mcgill College corporateBody
correspondedWith Miles, Henry H. person
associatedWith Morse, William Inglis, b. 1874, person
associatedWith Peabody Institute corporateBody
associatedWith Ramsay, Andrew Crombie, Sir, 1814-1891. person
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
associatedWith Smallwood, Charles (Dr.) person
correspondedWith Smithsonian Institution corporateBody
associatedWith Torrey, John, 1796-1873. person
correspondedWith Wilson, Daniel person
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Birth 1820-10-13

Death 1899-11-19




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