Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859

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Naturalist, of England; explorer and writer on plants, birds, and other native species in North America; surname spelled variously.

From the description of Note from Thomas Nuttale, probably to a Professor Terry, 1838. (New London County Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 222009131

Zaccheus Collins was a merchant and botanist.

From the guide to the Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827, (American Philosophical Society)

Naturalist Thomas Nuttall was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1817.

From the guide to the Thomas Nuttall diary, 1810, 1810, (American Philosophical Society)

Thomas Nuttall was a naturalist and was elected to the American Philosophical Society in 1817.

From the description of Diary, 1810. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122540070

Physician Joseph Carson taught medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The College of Philadelphia's Medical School, founded in 1765, became known as the University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Medicine In 1779.

From the guide to the Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858, (American Philosophical Society)

Thomas Nuttall was born on Jan. 5, 1786, in Long Preston, Yorkshire, England. He made many plant collecting trips during his life and wrote a number of books. He was the curator of the botanic garden and lecturer of natural history at Harvard for 12 years. He died in England in 1859.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Nuttall. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 175317090

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referencedIn Pamphlets relating to natural history in Minnesota, 1932- Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859. Note from Thomas Nuttale, probably to a Professor Terry, 1838. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Harvard University. Gray Herbarium. Administrative correspondence of the Gray Herbarium, 179?-1965 (inclusive), 1840-1955 (bulk) [microform]. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Barton, Benjamin Smith, 1766-1815. Correspondence, 1786-1815. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Papers of Thaddeus William Harris, 1818?-1852 Botany Libraries
referencedIn John Edward Gray papers, 1783-1884, 1783-1884 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Zaccheus Collins botanical correspondence, 1805-1827, 1805-1827 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf [Thomas Nuttall, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn Say, Thomas, 1787-1834. Thomas Say ornithological papers, 1819-2010. Iowa State Historical Society
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letter to James Breckinridge [manuscript], 1819 July 8, 11, and 16. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. American Science and Medicine collection, 1702-1897. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Museum of Comparative Zoology collection of portraits, 1850-1950 (bulk). Harvard University, Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
creatorOf Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859. Papers of Thomas Nuttall. Harvard University, Gray Herbarium
referencedIn Wellcome Historical Medical Society selected letters, 1731-1871, relating to American medicine, 1731-1871 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Letters of scientists, 1655-1973. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Gamble, William, 1823-1850. William Gambel papers, 1841-1968 (bulk 1841-1845). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Rolla Kent Beattie Papers, 1899-1956 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
referencedIn Wellcome Historical Medical Society. Selected letters, 1731-1871, relating to American medicine. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn American Science and Medicine collection, 1702-1897 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn José Francisco Correia da Serra papers, 1772-1827, 1772-1827 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Morton, Samuel George, 1799-1851. Papers, 1819-1850. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn John James Audubon collection, 1823-1898, 1826-1840 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIb, 1807-1825 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863. Charles Wilkins Short : papers, 1811-1869. The Filson Historical Society
referencedIn Lyell, Charles, Sir, 1797-1875. Papers, 1806-1874. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Gray, John Edward, 1800-1875. Papers, 1783-1884. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Carson, Joseph, 1808-1876,. Letters, 1789-1858. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Utah stock certificate collection, 1874-1913. American Primers
referencedIn Sir Charles Lyell papers, 1806-1874, 1806-1874 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859. Diary, 1810 Apr. 12-Sept. 10. University of Delaware Library, Hugh M Morris Library
creatorOf Thomas Nuttall diary, 1810, 1810 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859. Diary, 1810. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn An Annotated Calendar of the Letters of Charles Darwin in the Library of the American Philosophical Society, 1799-1882 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Samuel George Morton Papers, 1819-1850 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Charles Wilkins Short correspondence, 1813-1867, 1813-1867 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, oversize, ca. 1829-1985 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn George Ord Collection, 1831-1864 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Collins, Zaccheus, ca. 1764-1831. Botanical correspondence of Zaccheus Collins of Philadelphia, 1805-1827. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Short, Charles Wilkins, 1794-1863. Correspondence, 1813-1867. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Gamble, William, 1823-1850. Papers, 1839-1914 (inclusive), 1839-1845 (bulk). Historical Society of Pennsylvania
creatorOf Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865. Correspondence. Smithsonian Institution. Libraries
creatorOf Joseph Carson letters, 1789-1858, 1789-1858 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862. Nuttall says of Cooper's hawk ... : [ms. quotations copied by Thoreau] : holograph. Concord Free Public Library, Special Collection
referencedIn Isaac and I. Minis Hays papers, Circa 1820-1925 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Hays, Isaac, 1796-1879. Papers, ca. 1820s-1879. American Philosophical Society Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
North America
Middle West
United States
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
Pennsylvania
Michigan
Detroit (Mich.)
Middle Atlantic States
England
Michigan
Pennsylvania
Detroit (Mich.)
Subject
Minerals--Collection and preservation
Indians of North America
Goiter
Natural history
Physicians
Plant collecting--History
Native America
Medical education--United States
Goitre
Zoology
Voyages and travels
Medicine
Botany--North America
Botany
Exploration
Travel
Zoology--North America
Occupation
Naturalists--England
Botanists
Naturalists--United States
Scientists
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Birth 1786-01-05

Death 1859-09-10

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