Yarrell, William, 1784-1856

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William Yarrell, an eminent British naturalist, was for many years a vice-president of the Zoological Society. He was also a Fellow of the Linnaean Society, and between 1825 and 1856 he contributed 81 papers to scientific societies and journals. He was the author of A HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES and A HISTORY OF BRITISH BIRDS. At his death, his collection of British fishes and other specimens were purchased by the Trustees of the British Museum.

From the description of William Yarrell collection, 1830-1961 (bulk 1833-1856). (Princeton University Library). WorldCat record id: 80527489

English zoologist.

From the description of Letter, 1840 Jan. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122595150

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creatorOf Yarrell, William, 1784-1856. Letter, 1840 Jan. 17. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Collection of autograph letters, ca. 1829-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIc, 1826-1836 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Yarrell, William, 1784-1856. William Yarrell collection, 1830-1961 (bulk 1833-1856). Princeton University Library
referencedIn Autograph File, Y, 1754-1914. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Album materials, 1777-1925 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Fox, George Townshend, of Durham, F. L. S., fl. 1827. Autograph letters signed (2) : Crescent, Buxton and Mattock, Bath, to John Adamson, 1827 May 2 and 1827 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Scientists Collection, 1563-1973 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Peale-Sellers Family Collection, 1686-1963, 1686-1963 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Thomas Campbell Eyton correspondence, 1836-1874, 1836-1874 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith Fox, George Townshend, of Durham, F. L. S., fl. 1827. person
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associatedWith Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824 person
associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
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Great Britain
Fishes--Research--19th century
Fishery law and legislation--19th century


Birth 1784-06-03

Death 1856-09-01


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