Beddard, Frank E. (Frank Evers), 1858-1925

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Frank Evers Beddard was born in Dudley on 19 June 1858. He was educated at Harrow then studied at New College, Oxford. He took the degrees of M.A. and D.Sc. Beddard was naturalist to the 'Challenger' Expedition Commission from 1882 to 1884. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of London in 1892. Beddard was Prosector of the Zoological Society, 1884-1915, and Lecturer in Biology at Guy's Hospital, and has also been an Examiner in Zoology and Comparative Anatomy at the University of London, and in Morphology at Oxford and the University of New Zealand. His publications include Animal coloration: an account of the principal facts and theories relating to the colours and markings of animals (1892), Text-book of zoogeography (1895), A monograph of the oligochaeta (1895), Structure and classification of birds (1898), A book of whales (1900), and Earthworms and their allies (1912). Frank Evers Beddard died on 14 July 1825.

From the guide to the Collection of Correspondence of Frank Evers Beddard (1858-1925), 1872-1920, (Edinburgh University Library)

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creatorOf Vol. CXXI. 1918.Alexander Galt Ross, brother of Robert Baldwin Ross: Lewis and Lewis; solicitors: Letter from Lewis and Lewis to Alexander Galt Ross: 1918.Robert Baldwin Ross, literary executor of Oscar Wilde: H. Clifford Smith, of Campden Hill Squar..., 1918 British Library
referencedIn Vol. XXIII (ff. 348). 1879-1894.includes:ff. 1, 28,40,271,294,316,336 Reverend Osmond Fisher, FRS; mathematician: Letters to A. R. Wallace: 1879-1907.f. 4 Edmond Barbier, French author: Letter to A. R. Wallace: 1879.f. 5 Henry Theophilus Finck,..., 1879-1894 British Library
referencedIn Charles Darwin / Evolution Collection, ca. 1786-1968, 1840s-1920s University of California, Santa Barbara. Davidson Library. Department of Special Collections.
creatorOf Addison, Christopher Addison, Viscount, 1869-1951. Letter. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Collection of Correspondence of Frank Evers Beddard (1858-1925), 1872-1920 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Lankester, E. Ray (Edwin Ray), Sir, 1847-1929. Letters, 1892-[ca. 1903]. American Philosophical Society 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 E. Ray (Edwin Ray) Lankester letters, 1892-[ca. 1903], 1892-1903 American Philosophical Society
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Birth 1858-06-19

Death 1925-07-14



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