Horsfield, Thomas, 1773-1859

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1800-1819 Served the Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra, and Banka; 1836-1859 Keeper of the India Museum.

Epithet: naturalist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001244.0x0002ad

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referencedIn Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826. [Letter from Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles to Sir Everard Home], 1818 August 15. Broken Bow Public Library
referencedIn Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles papers., 1813-1823 British Library
referencedIn Colin Mackenzie papers., 1813 British Library
creatorOf Manuscripts of two catalogues published by Dr Thomas Horsfield (1773-1859), who served Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra and Banka 1800-19; employed at India Museum from 1819, Keeper 1836-59, and his assistant Frederic Moore: `A Catalogue of the Bir..., 1854-1859 British Library
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Papers of Dr Thomas Horsfield (1773-1859), who served Dutch and British in Java, Sumatra and Banka 1800-19; employed at India Museum from 1819, Keeper 1836-59; consisting of notes on the natural history of Java and watercolours of scenes on the islan..., 1800-1819 British Library
referencedIn Raffles-Minto Collection: papers relating to the British occupation of Java 1808-14, 1808-1814 British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir Charles Lyell correspondence, 1811-1882, 1811-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Miscellaneous correspondence and papers including documents relating to the Batavian Society and letters from Thomas Horsfield: stray volume from the Mackenzie Private Collection (qv)., 1783-1813 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VI, ff. 264, F-K.includes:f. 1 William Farr, statistician: Letter to -: 1877. f. 2 Alphonse Favre, botanist: Letter to -,: 1882: Fr. f. 4 William Fawcett, Director of Public Gardens and Plantations, Jamaica: Letter to A. S. Woodward: 1894. f. 6 ... British Library
creatorOf MCCRIMMON COLLECTION. Vol. VI (ff. x+169). Letters numbered 1680-1759; 1808-1871, n.d. Decorated title page, '1910 Autographs Volume XI'. Several pages are missing. Attached is a list of the letters made by Mrs. McCrimmon. Contemporary foliation 1-77..., 1808-1871 British Library
creatorOf Thomas Horsfield papers. British Library
referencedIn `Collection of tracts on the geology and other objects of the natural history of Java by different members of the Batavian Society': stray volume from the Mackenzie Private Collection (qv)., 1785-1816 British Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Copies of papers collected by Ray Desmond for writing his book on 'The India Museum 1801-1879' (London 1982), 1798-1979 British Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIa, 1743-1806 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Raffles Collection: official, demi-official and private correspondence and papers of Sir Stamford Raffles (1781-1826), East India Company servant 1795-1824, Lieutenant-Governor of Java 1811-16, Governor of Benkulen 1818-24, founder of Singapore 1819,..., 1783-1825 British Library
creatorOf Thomas Horsfield papers., 1826 British Library
referencedIn John Vaughan papers, 1768 - Circa 1936, 1768 - Circa 1936 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875. Correspondence, 1811-1882. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Colin Mackenzie papers., 1821 British Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Raffles, Thomas Stamford, Sir, 1781-1826. [Letter from Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles to Dr Thomas Horsfield, marked "Private" at top left hand corner], 1814 Novem 22. National Library Board, Singapore
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Place Name Admin Code Country
Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Molucca Islands, Indonesia
Cochin China, Vietnam
Jakarta, Indonesia
Bantam, Indonesia
Guntur, Madras
Nagar, Mysore
Telugu Country, India
Aurangabad, Hyderabad State
Japan, Asia
Kanara District, Madras
Daulatabad, Hyderabad State
Kedah, Malaysia
Madras, India
India, Asia
Demak, Java
Philippines, Asia
Red Sea, Asia
China, Asia
Carnatic Region, India
Makasar, Indonesia
Makasar, Indonesia
Malay States, Malaysia
Cuttack, Orissa
Bantam, Indonesia
Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Pontianak, Indonesia
Trichinopoly, Madras
Suez, Egypt
East Indies, Asia
Tirupati, Madras
Jaipur State, India
Jakarta, Indonesia
Preanger, Java
Nagpur, Central Provinces
Java, Indonesia
Conjeeveram, Madras
Java, Indonesia
Malang, Java
Dutch East Indies, Asia
Pulicat, Madras
Pacitan, Indonesia
Sumatra, Indonesia
Konkan Coast, Bombay
Ajanta, Hyderabad State
Balambangan, Malaysia
Savanur State, India
Egypt, Africa
Golconda, Hyderabad
Ahmadnagar, Bombay
Japan, Asia
Sri Lanka, Asia
Suez - isthmus of, Egypt
Sumenep, Indonesia
Trichinopoly, Madras
Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Jogjakarta, Indonesia
Semarang, Java
Mysore State, India
Miraj State, India
Seringapatam, Mysore
Sadras, Madras
Negapatam, Madras
Banda, Indonesia
Rembang, Java
Salem, Madras
Ajanta, Hyderabad State
Bali, Indonesia
Solo, Java
Java, Indonesia
Vijayanagar, Madras
East Indies, Asia
Saint Thomas's Mount, Madras
Cochin, Madras
Ambon Island, Indonesia
Coringa, Madras
Northern Circars, Madras
Srirangam, Madras
Ternate, Indonesia
Singapore, Asia
Mysore State, India
Berar, India
Wadgaon, India
Gooty, Madras
Gwalior State, India
Penukonda, Madras
Penang, Malaysia
Khandesh, Bombay
Kistna River, India
Russia, Europe, Asia
Kondapalli, Madras
Bellary, Madras
India, Asia
Java, Indonesia
Ellora, Hyderabad State
Japan, Asia
Sumedang, Java
Madras, India
Talikota, India
Tranquebar, India
Jagannatha Temple, India
Perak, Malaysia
Jidda, Saudi Arabia
Pasuruan, Java
Makasar, Indonesia
Tuticorin, Madras
Krawang, Java
Surat, Bombay
Acheen, Indonesia
Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
Siberia, Russia (Asia)
Banyuwangi, Java
Singapore, Asia
Pamekasan, Indonesia
Benkulen, Sumatra
Indrapura, Indonesia
Baroda State, India
Kurnool, Madras
Madura, Madras
China, Asia
Porto Novo, Madras
Travancore State, India
East Indies, Asia
Penang, Malaysia
Delhi, India
Tibet, Asia
Balambangan, Malaysia
Borneo, Indonesia
Chittoor, Madras
Tinnevelly, Madras
Malay States, Malaysia
Bijapur, Bombay
Warangal, Hyderabad State
Jakarta, Indonesia
Johore, Malaysia
Tegal, Java
Thailand, Asia
Ramnad, Madras
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Madagascar, Africa
Pekalongan, Java
Nassau Island (Cook Islands), Bahamas
Kandy, Sri Lanka
Sravana Belgola, Mysore
Panipat, India
Baramahal, Madras
Bali, Indonesia
South Eastern Asia, Asia
Bengal, India
Cochin, Madras
Banda, Indonesia
Malacca, Malaysia
Travancore State, India
Malacca, Malaysia
Borneo, Indonesia
Hyderabad State, India
Cauvery River, India
Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia
Malabar, India
Borneo, Indonesia
Kedah, Malaysia
Madura, Madras
Indonesia, Asia
Tuticorin, Madras
Fort St David, India
Arcot State, India
Rajahmundry, Madras
Malabar, India
Sri Lanka, Asia
Bangka, Indonesia
Anagundi, Hyderabad State
Indonesia, Asia
Pondicherry, India
Pegu, Burma
Indore State, India
Mataram, Indonesia
Coorg, South India
Sumatra, Indonesia
Deccan, India
Pulicat, Madras
East India House, London
Chitaldroog, Mysore
Kondavid, Madras
Nias, Indonesia
Covelong, Madras
Iran, Asia
Rajahmundry, Madras
Surabaya, Java
Ratnagiri, Bombay
Central Asia, Asia
Ambon Island, Indonesia
Rayadrug, Madras
Cheribon, Java
Malaya, Malaysia
Sumatra, Indonesia
Golconda, Hyderabad
Chingleput, Madras
Tanjore, Madras
Malacca, Malaysia
Java, Indonesia
Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean
Bengal, India
Timor, Indonesia
Indonesia, Asia
Masulipatam, Madras
Malay States, Malaysia
Gingee, Madras
Jidda, Saudi Arabia
Pondicherry, India
Dutch East Indies, Asia
Afghanistan, Asia
Fort Marlborough, Sumatra
Pontianak, Indonesia
Coromandel Coast, Sri Lanka
Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
Ambur, Madras
Wynaad, Madras
Madura Island, Indonesia
Coimbatore, Madras
Tuban, Java
Banjermasin, Indonesia
Billiton, Indonesia
Maldives, Indian Ocean
Sandur State, India
Java, Indonesia
Masulipatam, Madras
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Birth 1773-05-12

Death 1859-07-24

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